Average Bench: 81.9% (129th of 1307)

Based on 4,314 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: 81.9% Great: 93%
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 18.0% 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 1,810Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 927Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7920X is 21.1%. 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 75.7Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 472Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,314 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.3 Memory 75.7 86
105 1-Core 122 140
203 2-Core 241 277
82.2% 146 Pts
Min Avg Max
389 4-Core 472 556
724 8-Core 927 1,111
86.2% 699 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,473 64-Core 1,810 2,157
122% 1,810 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 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 116
2-Core 240
81% 145 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 923
87% 701 Pts
64-Core 1,792
120% 1,792 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.2
1-Core 123
2-Core 244
84% 148 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 916
85% 688 Pts
64-Core 1,651
111% 1,651 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.3
1-Core 121
2-Core 238
82% 146 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 919
85% 691 Pts
64-Core 1,684
113% 1,684 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 114
2-Core 229
79% 140 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 834
80% 644 Pts
64-Core 1,483
100% 1,483 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.6
1-Core 116
2-Core 230
80% 141 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 914
85% 687 Pts
64-Core 1,733
116% 1,733 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.9
1-Core 123
2-Core 236
81% 144 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 871
82% 663 Pts
64-Core 1,474
99% 1,474 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.3
1-Core 90.8
2-Core 181
68% 116 Pts
4-Core 365
8-Core 694
66% 529 Pts
64-Core 1311
88% 1311 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.9
1-Core 104
2-Core 220
72% 129 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 749
70% 569 Pts
64-Core 1,315
88% 1,315 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.2
1-Core 102
2-Core 158
66% 111 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 699
64% 524 Pts
64-Core 1,678
113% 1,678 Pts
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Typical Core i9-7920X Builds (Compare 2,028 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING - $275

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,737

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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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Terrible (edit your comment) Add link

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

14 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

16 months ago.

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


Excellent

16 months ago.

good


Terrible

3 years ago.

overpriced


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