Average Bench: 81.6% (223rd of 1452)

Based on 5,430 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: 73%Average: 81.6% Great: 91%
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-7920X averaged just 18.3% 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 Speed 1,860Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 473Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7920X is just 18.2%. 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 74.9Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 911Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,430 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.6 Memory 74.9 85
91.7 1-Core 121 137
199 2-Core 241 273
79.7% 146 Pts
Min Avg Max
398 4-Core 473 540
756 8-Core 911 1,074
82.2% 692 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,488 64-Core 1,860 2,181
115% 1,860 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.5
1-Core 137
2-Core 282
90% 167 Pts
4-Core 566
8-Core 1,131
100% 848 Pts
64-Core 1,686
104% 1,686 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 132
2-Core 261
88% 159 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 1,055
93% 792 Pts
64-Core 1,963
122% 1,963 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.7
1-Core 119
2-Core 231
82% 146 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 888
80% 674 Pts
64-Core 1,791
111% 1,791 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 123
2-Core 239
82% 148 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 933
84% 705 Pts
64-Core 1,864
115% 1,864 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.5
1-Core 122
2-Core 242
80% 146 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 923
83% 698 Pts
64-Core 1,894
117% 1,894 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.4
1-Core 120
2-Core 238
78% 144 Pts
4-Core 471
8-Core 930
83% 700 Pts
64-Core 1,876
116% 1,876 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.8
1-Core 117
2-Core 233
78% 141 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 916
81% 688 Pts
64-Core 1,865
115% 1,865 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.7
1-Core 98.5
2-Core 193
62% 114 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 715
63% 534 Pts
64-Core 1,779
110% 1,779 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 1.2 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.9
1-Core 36.7
2-Core 73.4
41% 61 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 290
26% 218 Pts
64-Core 571
35% 571 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 118%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING - $275

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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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11 months ago.

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


Good

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.


Excellent

6 months ago.

Crazy overpriced, Threadripper much better


Excellent

5 years ago.

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


Good

4 years ago.

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


Terrible

6 years ago.

overpriced


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