Average Bench: 67.5% (150th of 1206)

Based on 2,408 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206D6 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3930K CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 56%Average: 67.5% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3930K averaged 32.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 98Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 195Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3930K is 25.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3930K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 741Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 601Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,408 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.2 1-Core 98 116
162 2-Core 195 232
68.9% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
303 4-Core 381 469
491 8-Core 601 746
62.5% 491 Pts
Min Avg Max
598 64-Core 741 906
49.8% 741 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 111
2-Core 222
78% 167 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 721
75% 588 Pts
64-Core 895
60% 895 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 199
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 595
64% 496 Pts
64-Core 698
47% 698 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 200
70% 150 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 570
60% 469 Pts
64-Core 748
50% 748 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.5
2-Core 199
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 584
60% 470 Pts
64-Core 721
48% 721 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.8
2-Core 191
68% 144 Pts
4-Core 355
8-Core 513
56% 434 Pts
64-Core 707
48% 707 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.1
2-Core 184
66% 139 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 539
58% 449 Pts
64-Core 688
46% 688 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.6
2-Core 162
58% 122 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 550
59% 459 Pts
64-Core 691
46% 691 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.7
2-Core 159
58% 122 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 561
59% 461 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,129,006 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-3930K Builds (Compare 5,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $1,504

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