Average Bench: 119% (1st of 1117)

Based on 300 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7960X CPU @ 2.80GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-7960X averaged 19.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-7960X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 2,303Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 2,611Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7960X is 38.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-7960X performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 123Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 125Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 300 samples)
Min Avg Max
99.8 SC Int 123 144
111 SC Float 128 151
106 SC Mixed 125 148
100% 125 Pts
Min Avg Max
399 QC Int 478 575
436 QC Float 501 603
417 QC Mixed 488 590
111% 489 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,951 MC Int 2,303 2,865
2,056 MC Float 2,611 3,277
1,866 MC Mixed 2,478 3,120
368% 2,464 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 475
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 2,142
MC Float 2,502
MC Mixed 2362
349% 2,335 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 454
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 2,128
MC Float 2,507
MC Mixed 2,339
347% 2,325 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,824,317 CPUs tested.

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Desktop 150%
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Workstation 164%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $444

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-7960X X-series Processor (22M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'17
Processor Numberi9-7960X
# of Cores16
# of Threads32
Cache22 MB
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Recommended Price$1684.00 - $1699.00
Clock Speed2.80 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.20 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP165 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X

Memory

Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels4
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes44

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechYes
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes

 Comments

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Terrible

1 day ago.

This is literally the best thing on the market.


Excellent

7 days ago.

The best damn thing by now


Excellent

17 days ago.

Awesome


Excellent

3 days ago.

i love so much


Good

21 days ago.

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Poor

2 days ago.

It's much too expensive!


Excellent

1 day ago.

Awesome!


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