Cascade Lake X

Purpose Built Servers for High Frequency Trading

The ultimate combination of speed and core count, giving you 5GHz across all cores, with 24.75MB of cache at 3.2GHz utilizing the brilliant Intel® Core™ i9-10980XE. Delivering blazing performance and immense low latency. If you're looking to secure ultimate return on investment, this system is a serious option to consider. Available in 1U, 2U. FPGA Compatible.

Tech Specs

Explore the powerful components that help Blackcore deliver unrivalled performance across the trading industry.

Powerful CPU

Powerful CPU

The Intel® Core™ i9-10980XE is Intel’s flagship HEDT CPU. Featuring 18 cores, all overclocked to an incredible 5GHz in this Blackcore system.

High Frequency Cache

High Frequency Cache

Built on the latest Intel Cascade-Lake X architecture, the cache has the newer Xeon-style “mesh” cache structure for faster core-to-core data access.

Latency Optimised RAM

Latency Optimised RAM

We take some of the best high end, high frequency DDR4 on the market, and tweak it with custom profiles to maximise speed, bandwidth, and latency.

Liquid Cooled

Liquid Cooled

Blackcore’s custom built liquid cooling loop uses only the best parts from our chosen partners, tested time and time again for long term performance and reliability. Add in a few of our own tricks and we’re able to run our systems at incredible overclocks whilst maintaining consistent all-core turbo ratios within temperature windows that maintain longevity.



2 Year Box-swap Warranty

2 Year Box-swap Warranty

We’re so confident in our reliability that we supply our systems with 2 years box-swap warranty as standard.

Superior Reliability

Superior Reliability

Reliability is paramount at Blackcore. We utilise the hardest stress testing software available to ensure all systems are real-world stable, 24/7.



Blackcore by Exacta has been powering the trading community for over 6 years and is now deployed in almost every trading co-location data centre globally. Our clients choose our systems because we build fast, reliable systems using quality components and we provide industry-leading support & warranty. We work with clients closely to understand their needs, address those needs with purpose-built systems and build long term relationships to ensure our clients have access to the latest technology that will provide an edge over their competitors.



Blackcore was propelled out of a desire to take bleeding-edge overclocked and high-performance computing out of the realm of enthusiasts and into the hands of our clients, in a reliable and familiar form factor. Our talented team has years of experience with overclocking; we know how to get the best out of our components without comprising consistency and lifespan. We run proven stress testing software like Prime95 to make sure each unit can pass rigorous synthetic stress tests whilst staying within safe long-term voltage and temperature ranges defined by our lead engineers.

Interested in the Blackcore Range?

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Why choose Blackcore?

Blackcore overclocks hardware. That means we take the fastest hardware available and engineer it to be even faster still.

High performance
and low latency.

Cutting edge, expertly overclocked and super cooled. Defined by ultra-low latency.

Proven in the
Fintech industry.

Deployed in all major co-location datacentres, trillions of successful transactions have been powered by Blackcore.

High spec
build quality.

Specifically selected high-end components and custom designed chassis and cooling, hand built in the UK.


In 26 Data Centres Worldwide

Our systems are trusted by some of the biggest trading firms and as a result now are deployed in 26 co-location data centres, with an estimated trillion transactions traded through Blackcore systems daily.

London, England
Slough, England
Basildon, England

Frankfurt, Germany

Upplands Vasby, Sweden

Madrid, Spain

Settimo Milanese, Italy

Istanbul, Turkey

Aurora, Illinois USA

Carteret, New Jersey USA
Secaucus, New Jersey USA
Mahwah, New Jersey USA

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Tokyo, Japan

Busan, Korea

Bangkok, Thailand

Hong Kong


Artamon, Australia
Sydney, Australia

Moscow, Russia



Montreal, Qubec, Canada

Zurich, Switzerland

Paris, France

Mumbai, India

Johannesburg, South Africa

Trusted by the best

Our systems utilise the best components from the leading technology companies in the industry.


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