Intel Core i9-7900X Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i9-7900X is a 10 core processor. It can handle 20 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q2/2017. The Intel Core i9-7900X is based on the 7. generation of the Intel Core i9 series and requires a mainboard with the socket LGA 2066. The Intel Core i9-7900X scores 1,133 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 10,199 points.
Intel Core i9-7900X

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i9-7900X
Family: Intel Core i9 (78)
CPU group: Intel Core i 7000X (9)
Architecture: Skylake X
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 7
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i9-9900X

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 10 CPU cores of the Intel Core i9-7900X clock with 3.30 GHz (4.30 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 10 / 20
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 10x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.30 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.30 GHz
Turbo Frequency (10 Cores): 4.00 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i9-7900X supports up to 128 GB memory in up to 4 (Quad Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 85.4 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2666
85.4 GB/s
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 4 (Quad Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 44
PCIe Bandwidth: 43.3 GB/s

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Intel Core i9-7900X has a TDP of 140 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 140 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Core i9-7900X has a 14.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 2066
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 14.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
Release date: Q2/2017
Release price: 989 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i9-7900X have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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.
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
1235
Intel Core i7-10870H Intel Core i7-10870H
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1228
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
1227
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.30 GHz
1222
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G AMD Ryzen 5 4600G
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1221
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650GE AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650GE
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1220
Intel Core i7-7700K Intel Core i7-7700K
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
1216

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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.
Apple M3 Pro (12-CPU 18-GPU) Apple M3 Pro (12-CPU 18-GPU)
12C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
15061
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
15011
Intel Core i7-11700KF Intel Core i7-11700KF
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
15011
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
14998
Apple M2 Max (30-GPU) Apple M2 Max (30-GPU)
12C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
14855
Apple M2 Max (38-GPU) Apple M2 Max (38-GPU)
12C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
14855
Apple M2 Pro (12-CPU 19-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (12-CPU 19-GPU)
12C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
14855

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.
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 AMD Ryzen 3 3100
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1134
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1134
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1134
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.30 GHz
1133
Intel Core i9-7940X Intel Core i9-7940X
14C 28T @ 4.30 GHz
1133
Intel Core i9-7920X Intel Core i9-7920X
12C 24T @ 4.30 GHz
1133
Intel Xeon Gold 5315Y Intel Xeon Gold 5315Y
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1132

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.
AMD Ryzen 9 6980HS AMD Ryzen 9 6980HS
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
10230
Intel Xeon W-11955M Intel Xeon W-11955M
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
10225
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4
18C 36T @ 2.50 GHz
10224
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
10199
Intel Xeon E5-2683 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2683 v4
16C 32T @ 2.50 GHz
10195
Intel Core i7-12700E Intel Core i7-12700E
12C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
10170
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4
18C 36T @ 2.80 GHz
10154

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i7-8809G Intel Core i7-8809G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1412
Intel Core i5-7640X Intel Core i5-7640X
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1411
Intel Xeon Gold 6226R Intel Xeon Gold 6226R
16C 32T @ 3.90 GHz
1411
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.30 GHz
1410
Intel Xeon D-2796TE Intel Xeon D-2796TE
20C 40T @ 3.10 GHz
1410
Intel Xeon W-2150B Intel Xeon W-2150B
10C 20T @ 4.50 GHz
1410
Intel Xeon W-3275M Intel Xeon W-3275M
28C 56T @ 4.60 GHz
1410

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Xeon E-2386G Intel Xeon E-2386G
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
9152
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
9130
Intel Xeon E-2378 Intel Xeon E-2378
8C 16T @ 2.60 GHz
9124
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
9120
Intel Xeon W-2155 Intel Xeon W-2155
10C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
9108
Intel Xeon W-1350 Intel Xeon W-1350
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
9104
Intel Xeon W-2175 Intel Xeon W-2175
14C 28T @ 3.60 GHz
9056

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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.
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X AMD Ryzen 5 3500X
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
464
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
8C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
464
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
462
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.30 GHz
461
Intel Core i7-10710U Intel Core i7-10710U
6C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
460
Intel Core i3-10105 Intel Core i3-10105
4C 8T @ 4.40 GHz
459
Intel Core i9-9980XE Intel Core i9-9980XE
18C 36T @ 4.50 GHz
459

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
12C 24T @ 3.60 GHz
5326
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
5292
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
5292
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
5286
Intel Xeon Platinum 8160M Intel Xeon Platinum 8160M
24C 48T @ 2.60 GHz
5259
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 4.80 GHz
5226
Intel Core i9-10910 Intel Core i9-10910
10C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
5223

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.
AMD Ryzen 9 5900H AMD Ryzen 9 5900H
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
21400
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
21288
AMD EPYC Embedded 3451 AMD EPYC Embedded 3451
16C 32T @ 2.14 GHz
21287
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
21190
AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
21148
Intel Core i9-11900H Intel Core i9-11900H
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
21125
AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
21070

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.
Intel Core i9-10900KF Intel Core i9-10900KF
10C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
126
Intel Core i9-10850K Intel Core i9-10850K
10C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
129
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.50 GHz
135.4
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
137.7
Intel Core i9-9920X Intel Core i9-9920X
12C 24T @ 4.30 GHz
138
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
12C 24T @ 3.60 GHz
148
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 4.80 GHz
148

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
5564
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
5544
Intel Core i5-12600K Intel Core i5-12600K
10C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
5540
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
5530
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
5502
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
5447
Intel Core i9-11980HK Intel Core i9-11980HK
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
5439

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 i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
190
Intel Core i5-10300H Intel Core i5-10300H
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
189
Intel Core i7-8557U Intel Core i7-8557U
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
189
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.30 GHz
188
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350GE AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350GE
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
188
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U
8C 16T @ 4.10 GHz
188
AMD Ryzen 5 3500 AMD Ryzen 5 3500
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
188

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 E5-2690 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
14C 28T @ 3.00 GHz
2223
Intel Xeon Gold 6136 Intel Xeon Gold 6136
12C 24T @ 3.30 GHz
2202
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 4.80 GHz
2201
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
2194
AMD EPYC 7351 AMD EPYC 7351
16C 32T @ 2.90 GHz
2184
AMD EPYC 7351P AMD EPYC 7351P
16C 32T @ 2.90 GHz
2184
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
2165

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