Average Bench: 83.6% (133rd of 1355)

Based on 4,329 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050657 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10980XE CPU @ 3.00GHz

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-10980XE averaged just 16.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-10980XE near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 2,692Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 130Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10980XE is 21%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-10980XE performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 76.7Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 485Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,329 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.2 Memory 76.7 89.6
112 1-Core 130 143
224 2-Core 257 285
86.3% 155 Pts
Min Avg Max
435 4-Core 485 561
839 8-Core 951 1,130
88.7% 718 Pts
Min Avg Max
2,160 64-Core 2,692 3,338
181% 2,692 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.2
1-Core 148
2-Core 295
95% 173 Pts
4-Core 590
8-Core 1,181
109% 886 Pts
64-Core 3,496
235% 3,496 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.3
1-Core 138
2-Core 261
89% 159 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 917
86% 697 Pts
64-Core 2,470
166% 2,470 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.4
1-Core 126
2-Core 246
85% 150 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 913
84% 685 Pts
64-Core 2,752
185% 2,752 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.9
1-Core 137
2-Core 269
90% 161 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 893
83% 674 Pts
64-Core 2,764
186% 2,764 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 78
1-Core 127
2-Core 248
85% 151 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 910
84% 683 Pts
64-Core 2,739
184% 2,739 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.1
1-Core 119
2-Core 221
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 886
82% 667 Pts
64-Core 2,778
186% 2,778 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 135
2-Core 269
87% 158 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 953
87% 710 Pts
64-Core 2,441
164% 2,441 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 137
2-Core 263
86% 156 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 903
83% 677 Pts
64-Core 2,385
160% 2,385 Pts
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Motherboard: Asus ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME ENCORE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,190

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-10980XE Extreme Edition Processor
Launch DateQ4'19
Processor Numberi9-10980XE
# of Cores18
# of Threads36
Cache24.75 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed3.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.60 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP165 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X

Memory

Max Memory Size256 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2933
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth94 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
Max # of PCI Express Lanes48

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
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.

Its a solid processor that avoids the issues with AMD. Although its not as powerful as the current top tier AMD and a couple generation old its still incredibly capable and would make a good used cpu buy if you need power and expansion.


Poor

15 months ago.

Just get a Threadripper 3970x instead.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Me encanta me va mejor que el otro


Average

2 years ago.

While it's good for Intel to cut the prices of top end i9-x980XE in half (from $1979 to $979), it was unfortunately positioned in an awkward position against the competing AMD Ryzen 9 3950X and Threadripper 3960X. This CPU offer better value than the preceding i9-9980XE while offering nearly similar performance as the preceding ones but would prefer paying less for Ryzen 9 3950X, Threadripper 2950X or more for mighty Threadripper 3960X instead.


Poor

13 months ago.

The Intel Core i9-10980XE is a mostly obsolete choice in 2021. This processor goes for around $1,000 and has a poor overall value. If a high multi-core performance is needed, it is better to go with the Ryzen 9 5950X processor, which is about $200 cheaper and delivers a significantly higher single-core and multi-core performance. In terms of gaming, users will find more success with lower-core, but faster IPC processors such as the Intel i5-11400 and the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X. Users looking for the top HEDT performance should consider AMD's Threadripper lineup, which has significantly more cores and threads, albeit at a higher cost. Intel's current HEDT i9 lineup is also on a dead-end platform, meaning that the 10980XE is the fastest processor you can have with the X299 chipset. All in all, the Intel Core i9-10980XE can be a decent processor to upgrade to if one already has a X299 chipset board. However, with that being said, many users many have to buy Intel HEDT for some Intel-exclusive features.


Good

10 months ago.

Very good cpu but get an 3950X instead


Poor

15 months ago.

not good get a 5950x for the price if you can find one because the motherboards are much cheaper


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