Average Bench: 80.3% (150th of 1316)

Based on 3,887 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7980XE CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 71%Average: 80.3% Great: 94%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 102%
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Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-7980XE averaged just 19.6% 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 2,488Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 120Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7980XE is 23.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-7980XE performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 76.8Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 449Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,887 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 Memory 76.8 90
98.3 1-Core 120 141
194 2-Core 236 282
81.6% 144 Pts
Min Avg Max
379 4-Core 449 556
714 8-Core 889 1,105
82.4% 669 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,810 64-Core 2,488 3,198
167% 2,488 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.3
1-Core 133
2-Core 252
89% 156 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 1023
95% 773 Pts
64-Core 2,984
200% 2,984 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 128
2-Core 254
88% 155 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 1,018
94% 764 Pts
64-Core 2,929
197% 2,929 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.4
1-Core 124
2-Core 248
84% 150 Pts
4-Core 467
8-Core 877
83% 672 Pts
64-Core 2,496
168% 2,496 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 268
85% 155 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 826
79% 635 Pts
64-Core 2,499
168% 2,499 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 111
2-Core 222
78% 137 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 817
75% 613 Pts
64-Core 2,357
158% 2,357 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.7
1-Core 125
2-Core 240
81% 145 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 867
80% 649 Pts
64-Core 2,354
158% 2,354 Pts
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Typical Core i9-7980XE Builds (Compare 1,106 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 112%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation 139%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $3,262

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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

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Excellent

5 months ago.

Je iz vergut ik leyben das protzesser


Excellent

19 months ago.

Insane Processor for extreme Overclocker


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Good

23 months ago.

Insane performance but too expensive


Good

2 years ago.

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


Good

2 years ago.

MACHINE DE GUERRE ULTRA SURPUISSANTE


Good

2 years ago.

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Excellent

2 years ago.

i9 BEST but need more cores to 64 or 128 cores


Poor

20 months ago.

Just get a Ryzen...


Excellent

7 days ago.

Lässt sich extrem gut übertakten. Köpfen empfohlen.


Good

3 years 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.


Good

3 years 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...


Excellent

2 years ago.

own it, love it.


Excellent

3 months ago.

I love this CPU, it's finally affordable and I get to play with it now. So far I have a stable 4.7GHz OC across all 18 cores , and now the fun begins


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