Average Bench: 83.2% (99th of 1264)

Based on 3,114 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: 72%Average: 83.2% Great: 95%
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-7920X averaged just 16.7% 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 1,836Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 932Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7920X is 22.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-7920X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 78.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 240Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,114 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 Memory 78.1 89.3
100 1-Core 121 140
183 2-Core 240 279
82.7% 146 Pts
Min Avg Max
362 4-Core 473 560
733 8-Core 932 1,108
86.6% 703 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,553 64-Core 1,836 2,155
123% 1,836 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 147
2-Core 291
98% 176 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1164
107% 872 Pts
64-Core 2,317
156% 2,317 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 137
2-Core 272
92% 165 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,084
101% 816 Pts
64-Core 2,084
140% 2,084 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 126
2-Core 252
85% 152 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 731
80% 618 Pts
64-Core 747
50% 747 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 118
2-Core 234
83% 146 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 861
82% 661 Pts
64-Core 1,805
121% 1,805 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 124
2-Core 244
84% 149 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 936
88% 711 Pts
64-Core 1,856
125% 1,856 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.3
1-Core 116
2-Core 234
81% 143 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 853
78% 639 Pts
64-Core 1,780
120% 1,780 Pts
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Typical Core i9-7920X Builds (Compare 685 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $481

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $2,072

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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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3 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 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

2 years ago.

Crazy overpriced, Threadripper much better


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Good

9 months ago.

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


Excellent

9 months ago.

good


Terrible

3 years ago.

overpriced


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