Tuesday, June 5th 2018

Intel Announces Core i7-8086K Limited Edition Six-core Processor

Intel today announced the Core i7-8086K six-core processor in the LGA1151(v2) package, compatible with 300-series chipset. This processor commemorates 40 years since the company's 8086 processor, which was the spiritual ancestor of the x86 architecture that dominates modern day computing. Based on the same 14 nm "Coffee Lake" silicon as the i7-8700K, this chip features high clock speeds of 4.00 GHz nominal, with a maximum Turbo Boost frequency of 5.00 GHz. Like the i7-8700K, it features 256 KB of dedicated L2 cache per core, and 12 MB of shared L3 cache. The processor will go on sale from 8th June, the company didn't reveal pricing, but it's rumored to be a conspicuous USD 486.
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24 Comments on Intel Announces Core i7-8086K Limited Edition Six-core Processor

#2
RejZoR
"the x86 architecture that dominates modern day computing "

Gee, I wonder why...
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#3
voltage
Does this include the spectre and meltdown exploits for free?
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#5
R0H1T
voltage said:
Does this include the spectre and meltdown exploits for free?
No & they're not coming anytime before *Icelake.

*as per Intel.
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#6
qubit
Overclocked quantum bit
And only 8086 will ever be made. :laugh:
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#9
Gasaraki
RejZoR said:
"the x86 architecture that dominates modern day computing "

Gee, I wonder why...
Cause it was so good?
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#11
mouacyk
Canadian winners must pass a math test. Lol.

If i win, it's going up on eBay for $8086.00.
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#12
altcapwn
mouacyk said:
Canadian winners must pass a math test. Lol.

If i win, it's going up on eBay for $8086.00.
Or you could sell it to me for 80,86? :)
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#13
B-Real
dj-electric said:
I want one, i'll have one.
For what? Games? :D
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#15
R0H1T
altcapwn said:
THANKS! :D

Edit; God damn why Quebec is always exclude of those sweepstake god damn lotoquebec of my arse.
Couldn't you move out of quebec for a few days?
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#17
R0H1T
Sabishii Hito said:
No lie, if I had that info before now, I would have kept it as secret as possible to increase my chances of winning.
It's not like I can participate, sadly India's not listed, also I'm probably decreasing the chances of everyone here :D
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#18
altcapwn
R0H1T said:
Couldn't you move out of quebec for a few days?
I'd need a PO Box outside of my state or a friend living outside. The only friends I have outside of my state are in a road trip across the country haha.
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#19
dj-electric
B-Real said:
For what? Games? :D
Something to play with when bored
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#20
RejZoR
Gasaraki said:
Cause it was so good?
Because Intel licensing restrictions and shilling through OEM's made it a dominant architecture.
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#21
mouacyk
RejZoR said:
Because Intel licensing restrictions and shilling through OEM's made it a dominant architecture.
I'm curious -- were there any alternatives that could have outpaced or kept up with x86 for consumer use? Would be interesting to see benchmarks of programs compiled for various arches: x86/64, MIPS, SPARC, ARM, etc...
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#22
bonehead123
mouacyk said:
I'm curious -- were there any alternatives that could have outpaced or kept up with x86 for consumer use? Would be interesting to see benchmarks of programs compiled for various arches: x86/64, MIPS, SPARC, ARM, etc...
All things considered back in the day, had the time, development effort, and money continued to be invested by Mototola/Freescale/IBM at the truly ungodly rate that Intel spent on X86, the PowerPC could have been a serious challenger in the consumer space.

But obviously, it just wasn't meant to be....

Yea I know, so bring on the fruit haters, I dont really care :)
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#23
RejZoR
Even if there were, they never had a chance to succeed.
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#24
nickbaldwin86
I wanted one so bad.... then I saw limited edition and went "never mind that, to rich for me"
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