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Performance of selected CPUs can be found below. The values for the CPU are determined from thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHzAMD FX-9370 Eight-Core
Price$149.98 BUY NOW!$178.89 BUY NOW!
Socket TypeLGA1366AM3+
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed3.2 GHz4.4 GHz
Turbo SpeedUp to 3.5 GHzUp to 4.7 GHz
# of Physical Cores6 (2 logical cores per physical)4 (2 logical cores per physical)
Max TDP130W220W
Yearly Running Cost$23.73$40.15
First Seen on ChartQ2 2010Q2 2013
# of Samples313822
Single Thread Rating13961610
CPU Mark83709450


CPU Mark Rating
As of 16th of February 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz
8,370
AMD FX-9370 Eight-Core
9,450
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
16,982
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,967
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
15,138
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
13,745
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
12,987
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 16th of February 2019 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz
55.81
AMD FX-9370 Eight-Core
52.83
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
54.78
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
44.35
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
39.63
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
80.86
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
43.29
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CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 16th of February 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz
1,396
AMD FX-9370 Eight-Core
1,610
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
2,195
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,703
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
2,628
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
1,775
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
2,022
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Estimated Energy Usage Cost
Estimated Energy Adjustable Values
Average hours of use per day
Average CPU Utilization (0-100%)1
Power cost, $ per kWh2
1Average user usage is typically low and can vary from task to task. An estimate load 25% is nominal.
2Typical power costs vary around the world. Check your last power bill for details. Values of $0.15 to $0.45 per kWh are typical.
Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHzAMD FX-9370 Eight-Core
Max TDP130W220W
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Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.


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