Average Bench: 81.2% (135th of 1316)

Based on 4,989 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: 71%Average: 81.2% Great: 92%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-7920X averaged just 18.7% 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 1,795Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 917Pts

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 74.9Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 469Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,989 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.2 Memory 74.9 84.4
101 1-Core 121 137
198 2-Core 240 273
81.6% 145 Pts
Min Avg Max
384 4-Core 469 545
706 8-Core 917 1,088
85.5% 693 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,442 64-Core 1,795 2,127
120% 1,795 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 81
1-Core 145
2-Core 289
95% 172 Pts
4-Core 566
8-Core 1145
105% 856 Pts
64-Core 2,304
155% 2,304 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.3
1-Core 133
2-Core 265
88% 159 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 1,058
98% 794 Pts
64-Core 795
53% 795 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.7
1-Core 133
2-Core 260
87% 156 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 1,067
98% 798 Pts
64-Core 2,146
144% 2,146 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 116
2-Core 231
81% 142 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 923
85% 693 Pts
64-Core 1,740
117% 1,740 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.3
1-Core 120
2-Core 230
80% 141 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 1,023
92% 754 Pts
64-Core 2,017
135% 2,017 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 77
1-Core 117
2-Core 233
81% 142 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 900
82% 670 Pts
64-Core 1,733
116% 1,733 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.9
1-Core 116
2-Core 230
77% 138 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 901
84% 681 Pts
64-Core 1,749
117% 1,749 Pts
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Typical Core i9-7920X Builds (Compare 2,480 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 126%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING - $275

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $2,029

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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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2 months ago.

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


Excellent

19 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

3 years ago.

Crazy overpriced, Threadripper much better


Excellent

3 years ago.

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


Good

22 months ago.

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


Excellent

21 months ago.

good


Terrible

4 years ago.

overpriced


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