Intel ‘Core-X Series’ Skylake-X CPUs, Kaby Lake-X CPUs and X299 Motherboards Available For Pre-Orders – Prices and Pre-Order Links Included

Hassan Mujtaba

In addition to the reviews, you can also pre-order the latest Intel Core-X series processors and high end X299 motherboards from retail stores. The processors and motherboards can be pre-ordered now and will be available to buyers on 26th June.

Intel Skylake-X, Kaby Lake-X CPUs and X299 Motherboards Now Available For Pre-Orders

As we had detailed earlier, Intel is lifting the NDA on reviews today, do note that those who pre-order the processors or plan on buying one won’t get their chip or motherboard in hand till 26th of June. Nevertheless, those who do plan to buy or upgrade to the X299 platform can check out the reviews prior to their purchase. Intel is segmenting their ‘Core-X’ series family into three parts. These include the following:

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  • Intel Kaby Lake-X (4 Core CPUs)
  • Intel Skylake-X (6, 8, 10 Core CPUs)
  • Intel Skylake-X Xtreme Core Count (12, 14, 16, 18 Core CPUs)

As detailed earlier, the initial launch would include the Kaby Lake-X and Skylake-X processors. The Kaby Lake-X lineup features two models and are priced below $350 US. The Skylake-X family comes with up to 10 cores (initially) and priced up to $1000 US. Lastly, we have the XCC (Extreme Core Count) models which will ship with up to 18 cores priced up to $2000 US but launching during Q3 2017.

So starting off with the processors, you can find the following chips for pre-order at:

Intel Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X Pre-Order Links:

Processor NameNewegg Pre-Order LinksScan Pre-Order LinksNCIX Canada Pre-Order LinksSilicon Lottery De-Lidded CPU Links (Available July 2nd)
Intel Core i9-7900X$999.99 US£885.98$1,399.99 CAD$999.99 US
Intel Core i7-7820X$599.99 US£530.99$839.99 CAD$599.99 US
Intel Core i7-7800X$389.99 US£344.99$544.99 CAD$389.99 US
Intel Core i7-7740X$349.99 US£304.49$479.99 CADN/A
Intel Core i5-7640X$249.99 US£216.98$339.99 CADN/A

Intel X299 Partner Boards Also Available For Pre-Order - Several HEDT Motherboards To Select From

Alongside the Core-X series processors, the X299 motherboards are also available for pre-order. The motherboards will officially hit retail stores on 26th June (27th June depending on your exact location) but those who want it shipped to them on launch day as soon as possible can pre-order now. Following are a list of motherboards that are listed along with their prices so do check them out.

Intel X299 Motherboard Pre-Order Links With Prices:

Motherboard NameMotherboard Pre-Order Links (Newegg)Motherboard Pre-Order Links (Scan)Motherboard Pre-Order Links (NCIX)
ASUS Prime-X299 Deluxe$489.99 US£409.99$659.99 CAD
ASUS ROG STRIX X299-E Gaming$349.99 US£299.99$479.99 CAD
ASUS TUF X299 Mark 1$339.99 US£289.99$459.99 CAD
ASUS Prime-X299 A$309.99 US£274.99$419.99 CAD
ASUS TUF X299 Mark 2$259.99 US£229.99$354.99 CAD
ASRock FATAL1TY Professional Gaming i9$399.99 USN/AN/A
ASRock X299 Taichi$299.99 USN/AN/A
ASRock FATAL1TY Gaming X299 K6$259.99 USN/A$418.98 CAD
ASRock X299 Killer SLI/AC$229.99 USN/A$364.98 CAD
AORUS X299 Gaming 9$499.99 USN/AN/A
AORUS X299 Gaming 7$399.99 USN/A$589.99
AORUS X299 Gaming 3$279.99 USN/A$429.99 CAD
MSI X299 Gaming M7 ACK$399.99 US£397.99$579.99 CAD
MSI X299 Gaming Pro Carbon AC$358.99 US£331.99$519.99 CAD
MSI X299 Gaming Pro Carbon$449.99 CAD
MSI X299 Tomahawk$278.99 USN/A$449.99 CAD
MSI X299 Tomahawk ArcticN/AN/A$429.99 CAD
MSI X299 SLI Plus$258.99 US£254.99$389.99 CAD
MSI X299M Gaming Pro Carbon ACN/AN/A$429.99 CAD
MSI X299M-A ProN/AN/A$299.99 CAD

If you are interested in some of the motherboards but cannot find enough details on them, don't worry as we have them covered. You can find details for motherboards by different manufacturers at the following links:

For the full review round up, you can head over to our detailed post over here. I hope this post fulfills its purpose to cater to buyers of the upcoming X299 Core-X series platform. The platform officially launches for market availability on 26th of June.

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