Intel Core i7-3970X - Benchmark and Specs

Intel Core i7-3970X

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 3.50 GHz CPU Cores: 6
Turbo (1 Core): 4.00 GHz CPU Threads: 12
Turbo (6 Cores): 4.00 GHz
Hyperthreading: Yes Overclocking: Yes
Core architecture: normal
A core: 0x B core: 0x

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name:
GPU frequency: GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Generation: DirectX Version:
Execution units: Shader:
Max. Memory: -- Max. displays:
Technology: Release date:

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

h264: No
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
VC-1: No
AVC: No
JPEG: No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: DDR3-1600 Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 4 ECC: No
PCIe version: PCIe lanes:

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: Yes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

TDP (PL1): 150 W TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: -- TDP down: --
Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit) Architecture: Sandy Bridge E
L2-Cache: -- L3-Cache: 15.00 MB
Technology: 32 nm Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Release date: Q4/2012 Socket: LGA 2011
Market price: ca. 820 $

Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Used in: Unknown
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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 i3-4130 Intel Core i3-4130
2x 3.40 GHz HT
136
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Intel Core i5-4340M Intel Core i5-4340M
2x 2.90 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
136
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Intel Core i5-4690T Intel Core i5-4690T
4x 2.50 GHz (3.50 GHz)
136
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Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
135
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Intel Pentium Gold G6400TE Intel Pentium Gold G6400TE
2x 3.20 GHz HT
135
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Intel Core i7-4710HQ Intel Core i7-4710HQ
4x 2.50 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
135
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Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2x 1.50 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
135
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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 i7-5820K Intel Core i7-5820K
6x 3.30 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
1085
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Intel Core i3-10320 Intel Core i3-10320
4x 3.80 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
1080
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Intel Core i7-8700T Intel Core i7-8700T
6x 2.40 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1068
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Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1065
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Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
1065
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Intel Core i7-4930K Intel Core i7-4930K
6x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
1064
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Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6x 2.20 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
1063
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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 i3-4330 Intel Core i3-4330
2x 3.50 GHz HT
805
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Intel Core i7-3770 Intel Core i7-3770
4x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
805
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Intel Core i7-4600M Intel Core i7-4600M
2x 2.90 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
803
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Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
801
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AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 1200
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
800
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AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
800
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Intel Core i7-4578U Intel Core i7-4578U
2x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
799
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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 Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
5019
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Intel Core i5-8600 Intel Core i5-8600
6x 3.10 GHz (4.20 GHz)
5012
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Intel Xeon E-2246G Intel Xeon E-2246G
6x 3.60 GHz (4.80 GHz)
4989
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Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
4981
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Intel Core i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
4973
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 AMD Ryzen 5 1600
6x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
4970
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AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 1600 AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 1600
6x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
4970
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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 Silver 4116T Intel Xeon Silver 4116T
12x 2.10 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
3356
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Intel Xeon Silver 4109T Intel Xeon Silver 4109T
8x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
3353
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Intel Xeon E3-1265L v3 Intel Xeon E3-1265L v3
4x 2.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
3352
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Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
3350
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Intel Xeon Silver 4108 Intel Xeon Silver 4108
8x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
3347
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Intel Core i7-4770HQ Intel Core i7-4770HQ
4x 2.20 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
3346
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Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6x 2.40 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
3325
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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 i7-8700T Intel Core i7-8700T
6x 2.40 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
20253
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Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6x 2.20 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
20156
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Intel Core i7-4960X Intel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
20120
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Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
19425
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Intel Core i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
19300
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Intel Xeon E5-2637 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2637 v4
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
19262
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Intel Xeon Silver 4108 Intel Xeon Silver 4108
8x 1.80 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
19041
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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 i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz)
1.61
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Intel Core i5-3570K Intel Core i5-3570K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz)
1.61
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Intel Xeon E5-1620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1620 v3
4x 3.50 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
1.61
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Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1.61
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AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
1.6
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AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U
4x 2.10 GHz (3.50 GHz)
1.6
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AMD Ryzen 3 3300U AMD Ryzen 3 3300U
4x 2.10 GHz (3.50 GHz)
1.6
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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 i5-8600 Intel Core i5-8600
6x 3.10 GHz (4.20 GHz)
10.23
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Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6
4x 3.90 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
10.19
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Intel Core i7-3930k Intel Core i7-3930k
6x 3.20 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
10.16
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Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
10.12
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Intel Core i5-8400 Intel Core i5-8400
6x 2.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
9.97
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Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
9.96
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Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
9.96
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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 Xeon E7-2850 v2 Intel Xeon E7-2850 v2
12x 2.30 GHz (2.80 GHz) HT
12822
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Intel Core i5-8600K Intel Core i5-8600K
6x 3.60 GHz (4.30 GHz)
12809
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Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3
8x 2.40 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
12797
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Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
12790
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Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
12750
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Intel Core i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
12712
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Intel Core i5-9500F Intel Core i5-9500F
6x 3.00 GHz (4.40 GHz)
12449
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