Intel Core i7-3970X vs. Intel Core i3-7167U

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-3970X CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-7167U
Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i3-7167U
3.50 GHz Frequency 2.80 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo (1 Core)
4.00 GHz Turbo (All Cores)
6 Cores 2
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
normal Core architecture normal
GPU Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650
GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.00 GHz
GPU Generation 9.5
Technology 14 nm
DirectX Version 12
Max. displays 3
Execution units 48
Shader 384
Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode
Sandy Bridge E Architecture Kaby Lake U
DDR3-1600 Memory DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM
4 Memory channels 2
Max. Memory
No ECC No
L2 Cache
15.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
PCIe version 3.0
PCIe lanes 12
32 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
LGA 2011 Socket BGA 1356
150W TDP (PL1) 28W
Yes AES-NI Yes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q4/2012 Release date Q4/2016
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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 i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
135 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2x 2.80 GHz HT
120 (89%)
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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 Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1065 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2x 2.80 GHz HT
306 (29%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
801 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2x 2.80 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
4981 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2x 2.80 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
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0 (0%)
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Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650 @ 1.00 GHz
768 (100%)
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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 Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
3350 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2x 2.80 GHz HT
2996 (89%)
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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 Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
19425 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2x 2.80 GHz HT
6482 (33%)
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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 i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1.61 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2x 2.80 GHz HT
1.35 (84%)
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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 Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
10.12 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2x 2.80 GHz HT
3.35 (33%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2x 2.80 GHz HT
37.2 (100%)
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Estimated results for 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 Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
12790 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2x 2.80 GHz HT
4396 (34%)
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