IntelBX80673I99980X
AMD100-100000051WOF

18 Cores, 36 Threads @3.00 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

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16 Cores, 32 Threads @3.5GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q4 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 2,753 user samples
800 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 42nd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 132%
UFO
1,953 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 84% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 84% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 9th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
86.3 % 94.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+10%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts 138 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+10%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
251 Pts 274 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+9%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
482 Pts 533 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+11%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
965 Pts 1064 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+10%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
144 Pts 147 Pts +2%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
285 Pts 292 Pts +2%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
553 Pts 566 Pts +2%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1118 Pts +0% 1114 Pts
Market Share
Based on 23,788,865 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.3 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,900%
Value
Value For Money
50.9 % 72.2 % Much better value.
+42%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 74 % More popular.
+23%
Price
Price (score)
$1,900 $749 Much cheaper.
+61%
Age
Newest
13+ Months 2 Months Hugely more recent.
+85%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
3316 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+10%
3011 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2799 Pts 2836 Pts +1%
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The refreshed i9-7980XE (which in my opinion is one of my favourite CPU from Intel even with slightly bloated pricing), comes with soldered TIM which can transfer heat from die to IHS better but overclocking enthusiasts disappoints as the solder itself transfer lower heat than metallic thermal paste such as Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut and can complicate relidding. [Dec '19 ColdSpy]

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