Average Bench: 116% (2nd of 981)

Based on 50 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7960X CPU @ 2.80GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-7960X averaged 15.8% 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 2,223Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 2,487Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7960X is 43.7%. 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 120Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 121Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 50 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.5 SC Int 120 142
86.6 SC Float 126 150
41.6 SC Mixed 121 144
97.8% 122 Pts
Min Avg Max
329 QC Int 468 567
349 QC Float 487 598
346 QC Mixed 477 581
108% 477 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,005 MC Int 2,223 2,862
972 MC Float 2,487 3253
994 MC Mixed 2,369 3,102
353% 2,359 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 539
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 552
125% 551 Pts
MC Int 2723
MC Float 3102
MC Mixed 2,950
437% 2,925 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 136
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 541
QC Float 563
QC Mixed 551
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 2,656
MC Float 3,043
MC Mixed 2,909
429% 2,870 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 132
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 550
QC Mixed 549
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 2,702
MC Float 3,040
MC Mixed 2,880
430% 2,874 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 123
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 501
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 2,508
MC Float 2,852
MC Mixed 2713
402% 2,691 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 481
108% 479 Pts
MC Int 2,200
MC Float 2,469
MC Mixed 2,327
349% 2,332 Pts
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Desktop 143%
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Workstation 158%
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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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