Average Bench: 82.4% (103rd of 1275)

Based on 4,009 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: 82.4% Great: 94%
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-7920X averaged just 17.6% 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 1,829Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 933Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7920X is 21.6%. 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 76.4Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 473Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,009 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.5 Memory 76.4 87.3
105 1-Core 122 141
207 2-Core 242 282
82.5% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
393 4-Core 473 564
739 8-Core 933 1,123
86.6% 703 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,496 64-Core 1,829 2,179
123% 1,829 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.1
1-Core 130
2-Core 256
87% 155 Pts
4-Core 501
8-Core 1,036
94% 768 Pts
64-Core 1,951
131% 1,951 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 74
1-Core 117
2-Core 233
80% 141 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 907
85% 686 Pts
64-Core 1,798
121% 1,798 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.4
1-Core 119
2-Core 238
81% 144 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 857
82% 660 Pts
64-Core 1,748
117% 1,748 Pts
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Gaming 115%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 129%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,696

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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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1 month ago.

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


Excellent

11 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

13 months ago.

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


Excellent

13 months ago.

good


Terrible

3 years ago.

overpriced


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