Average Bench: 86.2% (39th of 1186)

Based on 2,527 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, BFEBFBFF00050654 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7920X CPU @ 3.50GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7920X CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 76%Average: 86.2% Great: 98%
Gaming
Gaming 86%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 106%
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Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-7920X averaged just 13.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-7920X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,900Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 953Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7920X is 21.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-7920X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 486Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 247Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,527 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 1-Core 125 142
215 2-Core 247 283
87.4% 186 Pts
Min Avg Max
423 4-Core 486 561
818 8-Core 953 1,120
88.8% 720 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,675 64-Core 1,900 2,246
128% 1,900 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 145
2-Core 291
102% 218 Pts
4-Core 583
8-Core 1,162
107% 873 Pts
64-Core 2,315
155% 2,315 Pts
, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 125
2-Core 252
88% 189 Pts
4-Core 503
8-Core 1,008
93% 755 Pts
64-Core 1,992
134% 1,992 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 114
2-Core 223
80% 168 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 868
79% 647 Pts
64-Core 1,776
119% 1,776 Pts
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Typical Core i9-7920X Builds (Compare 4,201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 110%
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Desktop 109%
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Workstation 121%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING - $275

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,987

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-7920X X-series Processor (16.50M Cache, up to 4.30 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'17
Processor Numberi9-7920X
# of Cores12
# of Threads24
Cache16.5 MB L3
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$1189.00 - $1199.00
Clock Speed2.90 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.30 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP140 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X
Product BriefLink

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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6 months ago.

Great review!!! Now I know to get the intel i9 processor in my MacBook.


Good

4 months ago.

Price has come down a good bit. Bit cheaper than Threadripper 16core, almost as fast multi-threaded and way, way faster in gaming.


Good

15 months ago.

Crazy overpriced, Threadripper much better


Excellent

17 months ago.

Check the price for the perf. it offers compared to the 1800X


Excellent

2 years ago.

terrible price/performance, for a lower price you can get a TR 1950x which has 16 cores and better performance


Terrible

2 years ago.

overpriced


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