Average Bench: 85% (73rd of 1239)

Based on 2,955 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: 85% Great: 97%
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-7920X averaged just 15.0% 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 1,860Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 948Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7920X is 22.2%. 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 79.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 244Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,955 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.4 Memory 79.7 90.9
106 1-Core 123 144
200 2-Core 244 285
84.2% 149 Pts
Min Avg Max
413 4-Core 483 569
793 8-Core 948 1,144
88.3% 716 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,572 64-Core 1,860 2,242
125% 1,860 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.3
1-Core 134
2-Core 267
93% 164 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 1,073
99% 805 Pts
64-Core 2,068
139% 2,068 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
94% 168 Pts
4-Core 550
8-Core 1,108
102% 829 Pts
64-Core 2,188
147% 2,188 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 126
2-Core 270
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 541
8-Core 1,081
100% 811 Pts
64-Core 2,080
140% 2,080 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.6
1-Core 114
2-Core 225
79% 139 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 835
80% 642 Pts
64-Core 1,726
116% 1,726 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 68
1-Core 116
2-Core 224
76% 136 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 802
78% 624 Pts
64-Core 1,674
112% 1,674 Pts
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Typical Core i9-7920X Builds (Compare 5,204 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 107%
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Workstation
Workstation 114%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING - $271

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $2,120

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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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23 hrs ago.

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


Excellent

3 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

21 months ago.

Crazy overpriced, Threadripper much better


Excellent

24 months ago.

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


Good

6 months ago.

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


Excellent

5 months ago.

good


Terrible

2 years ago.

overpriced


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