Special Limited Edition
Max Turbo Frequency 5.0 GHz
6 Cores/12 Threads
Unlocked for overclocking
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
|Series||Core i7 8th Gen|
|Core Name||Coffee Lake|
|Integrated Graphics||Intel UHD Graphics 630|
|CPU Clock Rate||4000MHz|
|CPU Turbo Clock Rate||5000MHz|
|CPU Cooler included|
|Manufacturing Process||14 nm|
|Maximum Supported Memory||64GB|
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