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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:  34.22     Overall Rank:  104
Last Price Change:  $369.99 USD (2013-01-02)
12661

Single Thread Rating: 2000
Samples: 258*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$369.99Buy Now!
NewEgg.com$692.99Buy Now!


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common CPUs
As of 26th of September 2017 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
12,661
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,192
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,107
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,107
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,997
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,543
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,309
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,943
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
8,215
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,154
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,363
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 26th of September 2017 - Higher results represent better value
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
89.44
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
79.55
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
54.78
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
34.22
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
32.67
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
29.95
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
28.82
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
28.79
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
27.27
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
26.01
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
25.33
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
Most recent listed first
BL893125 - Sep 23 2017
14191
BL888147 - Sep 12 2017
13738
BL887540 - Sep 10 2017
13692
BL887320 - Sep 10 2017
15667
BL881389 - Aug 29 2017
13886
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