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                             October 13, 2020

       Peter Leav
       Chief Executive Officer
       McAfee Corp.
       6220 America Center Drive
       San Jose, CA 95002

                                                        Re: McAfee Corp.
                                                            Amendment No. 1 to
Registration Statement on Form S-1
                                                            Filed October 8,
                                                            File No. 333-249101

       Dear Mr. Leav:

             We have reviewed your amended registration statement and have the
       comments. In some of our comments, we may ask you to provide us with
information so we
       may better understand your disclosure.

              Please respond to this letter by amending your registration
statement and providing the
       requested information. If you do not believe our comments apply to your
facts and
       circumstances or do not believe an amendment is appropriate, please tell
us why in your

              After reviewing any amendment to your registration statement and
the information you
       provide in response to these comments, we may have additional comments.

       Amendment No. 1 to Registration Statement on Form S-1

       Note 12: Employee Incentive / Benefit Plans, page F-32

   1.                                                   We note your disclosure
here as well as on page 99 that a portion of the unvested time-
                                                        based MEPUs and CRSUs
will be recognized as compensation expense over future
                                                        remaining service
periods. If material, please revise to disclose, either here or in your
                                                        subsequent events
footnote, the amount of compensation expense that will be recognized
                                                        in future periods.
Please refer to ASC 855-10-50-2.
 Peter Leav
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McAfee Corp.
October 13,NameMcAfee
            2020        Corp.
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Wilson, Senior Advisor, at (202) 551-3226 if you have questions regarding
comments on the
financial statements and related matters. Please contact Matthew Crispino,
Staff Attorney, at
(202) 551-3456 or Jan Woo, Legal Branch Chief, at (202) 551-3453 with any other


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