Average Bench: 84.2% (104th of 1314)

Based on 1,845 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 15.7% 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 2,656Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 970Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10980XE is 21.2%. 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 491Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,845 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.4 Memory 76.7 87.5
110 1-Core 130 145
223 2-Core 258 289
86.6% 155 Pts
Min Avg Max
436 4-Core 491 578
834 8-Core 970 1,147
90.1% 731 Pts
Min Avg Max
2,043 64-Core 2,656 3,329
178% 2,656 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 3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.2
1-Core 144
2-Core 283
92% 167 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 1,048
100% 805 Pts
64-Core 3,110
209% 3,110 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 71
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
88% 160 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,049
99% 798 Pts
64-Core 3,061
205% 3,061 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 138
2-Core 263
91% 161 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 915
84% 686 Pts
64-Core 2,666
179% 2,666 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 134
2-Core 265
88% 159 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 920
85% 689 Pts
64-Core 2,333
157% 2,333 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 138
2-Core 259
89% 158 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 911
84% 683 Pts
64-Core 2689
180% 2689 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.5
1-Core 136
2-Core 268
86% 157 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 910
84% 684 Pts
64-Core 2,359
158% 2,359 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.4
1-Core 37.1
2-Core 276
68% 131 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 916
57% 531 Pts
64-Core 956
64% 956 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,087,262 CPUs tested.

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BHPhotoUS $1,10016 months
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Motherboard: Asus ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME ENCORE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $2,641

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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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Poor

2 month ago.

Just get a Threadripper 3970x instead.


Excellent

12 months ago.

Me encanta me va mejor que el otro


Poor

2 month ago.

if you don't need 18 cores then get 10850k


Average

17 months 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.

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Poor

10 days 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.


Poor

1 month ago.

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


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