Average Bench: 104% (10th of 980)

Based on 5 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7960X CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 86%Average: 104% Great: 118%
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 159%
UFO

Popular builds with this CPU

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-7960X averaged 4.2% 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 2,027Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 2,303Pts

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this CPU perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 108Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 110Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.7 SC Int 108 125
89.4 SC Float 112 130
87.6 SC Mixed 110 127
87.9% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
343 QC Int 417 472
357 QC Float 435 490
351 QC Mixed 422 482
96.3% 425 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,729 MC Int 2,027 2,236
1965 MC Float 2,303 2534
1840 MC Mixed 2,182 2,411
324% 2,170 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 125
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 482
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 2,236
MC Float 2534
MC Mixed 2,411
358% 2,394 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 124
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 480
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 2,201
MC Float 2,462
MC Mixed 2,380
351% 2,348 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 125
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 456
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 2,231
MC Float 2,532
MC Mixed 2,411
358% 2,391 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 89.4
SC Mixed 87.8
70% 87.6 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 351
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 1,729
MC Float 1965
MC Mixed 1,876
278% 1,856 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86
SC Float 89.5
SC Mixed 87.6
70% 87.7 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 351
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 1,737
MC Float 1970
MC Mixed 1840
276% 1,849 Pts

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,505,333 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-7960X Builds (Compare 426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 153%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $479

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 123% - Outstanding Total price: $1,544

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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

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