Today we’re looking at a retail version of the first Skylake-X CPU in Intel’s Core X range, the Core i7-7800X. An abridged feature list clearly indicates that it is a far different beast to the 7740K: six cores, twelve threads, quad-channel memory controller and a substantially revised CPU microarchitecture compared to the mainstream Skylake CPUs. Perhaps the most interesting aspect however is the price.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips