Average Bench: 84% (38th of 1182)

Based on 2,148 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7980XE CPU @ 2.60GHz

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-7980XE averaged just 16.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-7980XE near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 2,644Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 931Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7980XE is 27.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-7980XE performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 468Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 243Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,148 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.5 1-Core 124 145
200 2-Core 243 289
86.4% 183 Pts
Min Avg Max
395 4-Core 468 554
780 8-Core 931 1,131
86.1% 699 Pts
Min Avg Max
2,244 64-Core 2,644 3,323
178% 2,644 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 18 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 147
2-Core 292
103% 219 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 1,158
107% 872 Pts
64-Core 2,550
171% 2,550 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 541
8-Core 1,045
98% 793 Pts
64-Core 3,119
209% 3,119 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 130
2-Core 258
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 1,052
98% 792 Pts
64-Core 2,937
197% 2,937 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 136
2-Core 260
94% 198 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 1,019
95% 770 Pts
64-Core 2,960
199% 2,960 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 228
68% 153 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 1,174
103% 853 Pts
64-Core 3,552
238% 3,552 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 194
71% 149 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 740
70% 566 Pts
64-Core 2,538
170% 2,538 Pts
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Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 122%
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Workstation
Workstation 140%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $2,745

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-7980XE Extreme Edition Processor (24.75M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'17
Processor Numberi9-7980XE
# of Cores18
# of Threads36
Cache24.75 MB
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Recommended Price$1979.00 - $1999.00
Clock Speed2.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.20 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP165 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X

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

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

10 months ago.

Je iz vergut ik leyben das protzesser


Excellent

6 months ago.

é muito caro e ainda perde para o r7 kkkkkkkkkkkk toma Intel!


Good

2 months ago.

Insane performance but too expensive


Good

10 months ago.

The Best CPU but I dont think many people need this...


Good

9 months ago.

MACHINE DE GUERRE ULTRA SURPUISSANTE


Good

12 months ago.

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Excellent

7 months ago.

i9 BEST but need more cores to 64 or 128 cores


Excellent

14 months ago.

yay


Good

20 months ago.

Out of the HEDT CPUs out there, this i9 7980XE is king of the hill. Boasting a whopping 18 cores and 36 threads, the 7980XE allows users to multitask even in the heaviest multithreaded applications, pushing the bar for what consumer grade processors are capable of to the absolute extreme. That said, extreme performance comes with an extreme price...


Good

15 months ago.

Even though it may be the most powerful CPU in the market, it's not worth it for gaming―unless you want to stream and video render. This CPU will dominate any workstation load, but its single-core performance is much slower than an i7-8700k, i5-8600k, and i3-8350k. So, in a nutshell, this CPU is only meant for hardcore streaming and workstation computers.


Excellent

7 months ago.

own it, love it.


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