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AMD Wants Your Core i7-8086K, Offers Threadripper 1950X in Exchange

When Intel announced their Limited Edition Core i7-8086K processor they also announced a contest giving away 8086 of these processors to lucky winners. Well to spark some controversy AMD is having a contest of their own, offering their Threadripper 1950X HEDT chip in exchange for the Core i7-8086K.

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Intel Core i7-8086K is Real, Intel’s First 5.0 GHz Processor

Intel will be commemorating 40 years (yes we feel old!) of the 8086 processor, which is the ancestor of the x86 machine architecture that is ruling modern computing. To commemorate 40 years Intel will be releasing a special edition Core i7-8086K, which will have a nominal clock speed of 4.0 GHz with a maximum Turbo Boost speed of 5.0 GHz.

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Intel Could Commemorate 40th Anniversary of the 8086 with Special Core i7 SKU?

When Intel celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Pentium brand they released the Pentium 20th Anniversary Edition G3258 chip. Rumors have been swirling around the web that Intel might do something similar with the upcoming 40th anniversary of its 8086 processor, which is the distant ancestor of today’s x86 architecture.

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