Average Bench: 81.9% (158th of 1363)

Based on 5,563 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: 81.9% Great: 92%
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 18.1% 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 1,864Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 476Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7920X is just 18.9%. 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 917Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,563 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.4 Memory 74.9 85
93.1 1-Core 122 140
200 2-Core 242 278
80.1% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
398 4-Core 476 548
747 8-Core 917 1,100
82.6% 696 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,436 64-Core 1,864 2,203
115% 1,864 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.8
1-Core 134
2-Core 267
90% 163 Pts
4-Core 549
8-Core 1,065
96% 807 Pts
64-Core 2,144
133% 2,144 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.6
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 194
65% 117 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 913
79% 676 Pts
64-Core 1839
114% 1839 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 64
1-Core 108
2-Core 219
71% 130 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 842
75% 635 Pts
64-Core 1,881
116% 1,881 Pts
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Typical Core i9-7920X Builds (Compare 927 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 114%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 129%
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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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10 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 years 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

4 months ago.

Crazy overpriced, Threadripper much better


Excellent

4 years ago.

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


Good

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

good


Terrible

5 years ago.

overpriced


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