The Intel Core i7-7820X is a beast of a processor. The 8-core, the 16-thread chip, is Intel's first mainstream desktop CPU with more than four cores. The 7820X supports virtualization, allowing you to run your CPU-intensive workloads in the cloud without any slowdown.
The Intel Core i7-7820X is a high-end desktop processor. The CPU has a base clock speed of 3.6 GHz and 4.3 GHz maximum turbo boost speed and supports up to 128 GB of DDR4/2666 memory in quad-channel mode.
It is based on the 14 nm enhanced Skylake architecture but is part of the Kaby Lake generation. It can be used for gaming, encoding tasks, and other relatively simple CPU-intensive applications.