Editors Liked

  • Quad-channel memory support
  • Full range of HEDT features
  • SkylakeX topped our performance charts, bringing a much better value over BroadwellE on the highend

Editors Didn't Like

  • It's extremely power hungry
  • Outpaced by many 8-core CPUs in heavily multi-core workloads
  • Considerably more expensive than Ryzen equivalents