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Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz   Average CPU Mark
Socket: LGA2011
Clockspeed: 3.5 GHz
Turbo Speed: 4.0 GHz
No of Cores: 6 (2 logical cores per physical)
Typical TDP: 150 W

Other names:  Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3970X CPU @ 3.50GHz
CPU First Seen on Charts:  Q1 2012
CPUmark/$Price:  20.51     Overall Rank:  91
Last Price Change:  $616.39 USD (2013-01-02)
12641

Single Thread Rating: 1994
Samples: 247*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$1093.84Buy Now!
NewEgg.com$616.39Buy Now!


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common CPUs
As of 30th of April 2017 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
12,641
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,197
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,118
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,115
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
10,001
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,548
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,314
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,942
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,144
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,354
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
2,974
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 30th of April 2017 - Higher results represent better value
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
88.40
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
72.73
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
32.70
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
32.16
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
29.42
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
28.33
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
28.29
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
25.35
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
21.27
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
20.51
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
14.87
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
Most recent listed first
BL820852 - Apr 27 2017
12373
BL807234 - Apr 03 2017
12316
BL805724 - Mar 31 2017
13086
BL796772 - Mar 16 2017
12432
BL788611 - Mar 05 2017
11138
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