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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
Class: Desktop 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:  15.75     Overall Rank:  234
Last Price Change:  $805.98 USD (2019-09-12)
12696

Single Thread Rating: 2017
Samples: 314*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$805.98Buy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 16th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,929
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
12,696
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
11,996
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,169
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,110
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,077
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,990
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,280
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,955
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,185
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,405
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 16th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
66.29
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
61.01
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
53.71
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
51.33
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
45.51
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
45.28
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
37.11
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
35.54
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
33.79
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
30.47
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
15.75
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1265458 - Sep 06 2019
15027
BL1250087 - Aug 02 2019
12042
BL1245440 - Jul 24 2019
12460
BL1236582 - Jul 05 2019
14029
BL1221982 - May 29 2019
12384
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
As of 16th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz
12,696
Intel Core i7-3960X @ 3.30GHz
12,582
Intel Core i7-3930K @ 3.20GHz
11,979
Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
13,816
Intel Core i7-4930K @ 3.40GHz
13,025
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.50GHz
9,867
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
12,278
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
14,375
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
13,193
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
14,368
AMD Ryzen 5 2600
13,529
Intel Core i7-5775C @ 3.30GHz
10,867
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
8,750
AMD FX-9370 Eight-Core
9,466
AMD FX-9590 Eight-Core
10,191
Intel Core i7-7800X @ 3.50GHz
14,640
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
13,924
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