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Core-blimey! Intel's Core i9 18-core monster – the numbers

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Re: Gamers?

44 PCIe lanes. Two x16 PCIe GPU's in SLI consume 32 of those lanes leaving 12 lanes for only three x4 PCIe SSD, NVMe, etc.

Keep your 36 cores. This is a kneejerk response to RyZen Threadripper and its 64 PCIe lanes. No serious gamer would touch this limiting hardware.

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