Average Bench: 86% (45th of 1206)

Based on 2,728 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: 75%Average: 86% Great: 100%
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 13.9% 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 1,892Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 954Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7920X is 24.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-7920X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 246Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 486Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,728 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 1-Core 124 144
214 2-Core 246 286
87.2% 185 Pts
Min Avg Max
420 4-Core 486 571
822 8-Core 954 1,141
88.8% 720 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,651 64-Core 1,892 2,250
127% 1,892 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 145
2-Core 291
102% 218 Pts
4-Core 573
8-Core 1124
105% 849 Pts
64-Core 1,961
132% 1,961 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 142
2-Core 284
100% 213 Pts
4-Core 569
8-Core 1,136
105% 852 Pts
64-Core 2,190
147% 2,190 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 125
2-Core 286
94% 205 Pts
4-Core 559
8-Core 1,140
104% 850 Pts
64-Core 2,243
150% 2,243 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 129
2-Core 251
90% 190 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 1,064
98% 796 Pts
64-Core 2,100
141% 2,100 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 129
2-Core 265
92% 197 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 956
90% 729 Pts
64-Core 1,915
128% 1,915 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 132
2-Core 259
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 972
90% 729 Pts
64-Core 1884
126% 1884 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 117
2-Core 234
83% 175 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 936
86% 702 Pts
64-Core 1,752
118% 1,752 Pts
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Typical Core i9-7920X Builds (Compare 4,641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
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Desktop
Desktop 108%
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Workstation
Workstation 122%
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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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9 months ago.

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


Good

6 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

17 months ago.

Crazy overpriced, Threadripper much better


Excellent

20 months ago.

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


Good

2 month ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

good


Terrible

2 years ago.

overpriced


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