Something for every Enthusiast! This new Intel Core i7-78200X processor is designed to scale to your performance needs by delivering 8 cores & 16 threads for extreme performance, the latest technological advancements and headroom for the future. This platform comes ready to install Intel Optane memory and Intel Optane SSDs for amazing system responsiveness. Support for immersive 4K visuals, four channel DDR4 2666 memory, Thunderbolt 3 (delivering a 40Gb/s bi-directional port for almost any peripheral you want to connect) and up to 8 SATA ports for a RAID storage array makes this the ultimate desktop platform. This processor is compatible with the Intel X299 Chipset. For even more performance check out the rest of the X-series family of processors.