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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:  29.11     Overall Rank:  152
Last Price Change:  $435 USD (2013-01-02)
12661

Single Thread Rating: 2008
Samples: 284*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$435Buy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common CPUs
As of 19th of July 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
12,661
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,186
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,113
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,102
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,994
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,527
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,297
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,949
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
8,198
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,167
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,384
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 19th of July 2018 - Higher results represent better value
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
106.42
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
99.44
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
51.89
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
51.65
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
48.43
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
33.31
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
30.44
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
29.11
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
27.78
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
25.90
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
20.49
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1040665 - Jun 22 2018
14163
BL1030014 - May 28 2018
12390
BL1027491 - May 23 2018
14099
BL1027396 - May 22 2018
15208
BL1024088 - May 15 2018
13540
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
As of 19th of July 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
12,661
Intel Core i7-4930K @ 3.40GHz
13,030
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,527
AMD FX-8150 Eight-Core
7,624
Intel Core i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz
13,637
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz
13,611
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,102
Intel Core i7-4820K @ 3.70GHz
9,727
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,113
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,186
Intel Core i7-7800X @ 3.50GHz
14,494
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
15,250
Intel Core i7-3930K @ 3.20GHz
12,010
Intel Core i7-8700T @ 2.40GHz
12,465
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
15,398
Intel Core i7-3960X @ 3.30GHz
12,626
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
15,407
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