Note: The information shown below is based on a pre-sample. Technical details or benchmark results may be different in the final version of this processor.

Intel Core i9-7960X

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 2.80 GHz CPU Cores: 16
Turbo (1 Core): 4.20 GHz Turbo (16 Cores): 3.60 GHz
Hyperthreading: Yes Overclocking: Yes

Internal Graphics

GPU name:    
GPU frequency: GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Generation: DirectX Version:
Execution units: Max. displays: 0

Hardware codec support

h264: No JPEG: No
h265 8bit: No h265 10bit: No
VP8: No VP9: No
VC-1: No AVC: No

Memory & PCIe

Memory type: DDR4-2666 Memory channels: 4
ECC: No
PCIe version: 3.0 PCIe lanes: 44

Encryption

AES-NI: Yes

Technical details

Socket: LGA 2066 TDP: 165W
L3-Cache: 22 MB Virtualization: VT-x, VT-d
Architecture: Skylake-X Technology: 14nm
Release date: Q4/2017 Market price: ca. 1699 $

Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i5-7600
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
2.14
Intel Core i7-7800XIntel Core i7-7800X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
2.14
Intel Core i9-7980XEIntel Core i9-7980XE
18x 2.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
2.14
Intel Core i9-7960XIntel Core i9-7960X
16x 2.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
2.14
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
16x 3.40 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
2.13
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
12x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
2.13
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
8x 3.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
2.13
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon Gold 6154Intel Xeon Gold 6154
18x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
35.29
Intel Xeon Gold 6150Intel Xeon Gold 6150
18x 2.70 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
35.04
Intel Xeon Gold 6152Intel Xeon Gold 6152
22x 2.10 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
34.7
Intel Core i9-7960XIntel Core i9-7960X
16x 2.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
34.67
Intel Xeon Gold 6138FIntel Xeon Gold 6138F
20x 2.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
33.73
Intel Xeon Gold 6138Intel Xeon Gold 6138
20x 2.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
33.73
Intel Xeon Gold 6138TIntel Xeon Gold 6138T
20x 2.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
33.73
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-7700Intel Core i7-7700
4x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
186
Intel Xeon E3-1270 v6Intel Xeon E3-1270 v6
4x 3.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
186
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v6Intel Xeon E3-1275 v6
4x 3.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
186
Intel Core i9-7960XIntel Core i9-7960X
16x 2.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
184
Intel Core i9-7980XEIntel Core i9-7980XE
18x 2.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
184
Intel Xeon Gold 6144Intel Xeon Gold 6144
8x 3.50 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
184
Intel Core i7-7800XIntel Core i7-7800X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
184
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4
22x 2.20 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
3240
Intel Xeon Gold 6154Intel Xeon Gold 6154
18x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
3210
Intel Xeon Gold 6150Intel Xeon Gold 6150
18x 2.70 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
3188
Intel Core i9-7960XIntel Core i9-7960X
16x 2.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
3161
Intel Xeon Gold 6152Intel Xeon Gold 6152
22x 2.10 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
3157
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
16x 3.40 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
3151
Intel Xeon Gold 6138TIntel Xeon Gold 6138T
20x 2.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
3069
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Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Xeon Gold 6154Intel Xeon Gold 6154
18x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
42252
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
16x 3.40 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
42233
Intel Xeon Gold 6150Intel Xeon Gold 6150
18x 2.70 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
41954
Intel Core i9-7960XIntel Core i9-7960X
16x 2.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
41553
Intel Xeon Gold 6152Intel Xeon Gold 6152
22x 2.10 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
41548
Intel Xeon Gold 6138Intel Xeon Gold 6138
20x 2.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
40388
Intel Xeon Gold 6138FIntel Xeon Gold 6138F
20x 2.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
40388
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon E3-1270 v6Intel Xeon E3-1270 v6
4x 3.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
4785
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v6Intel Xeon E3-1275 v6
4x 3.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
4785
Intel Core i7-7700Intel Core i7-7700
4x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
4779
Intel Core i9-7960XIntel Core i9-7960X
16x 2.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
4763
Intel Core i9-7980XEIntel Core i9-7980XE
18x 2.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
4763
Intel Core i7-7800XIntel Core i7-7800X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
4763
Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
4757
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon Gold 6150Intel Xeon Gold 6150
18x 2.70 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
59885
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4
18x 2.20 GHz (3.30 GHz) HT
59777
Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4
16x 2.60 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
59730
Intel Core i9-7960XIntel Core i9-7960X
16x 2.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
59374
Intel Xeon Gold 6152Intel Xeon Gold 6152
22x 2.10 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
59307
Intel Xeon Gold 6138Intel Xeon Gold 6138
20x 2.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
57650
Intel Xeon Gold 6138FIntel Xeon Gold 6138F
20x 2.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
57650
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