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Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz 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.

Is the Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA2011

Clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.0 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 12

Typical TDP: 130 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 15 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4960X CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel Core i7-4960X CPU @ 3.60GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2013

CPUmark/$Price: 8.07

Overall Rank: 1048

Last Price Change: $1,250.00 USD (2022-09-27)

Average CPU Mark
rating
10092

Single Thread Rating: 2082
Samples: 522*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 13,544
Thread: 2,094

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz

Integer Math37,028 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math18,570 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers48 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting23,014 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,995 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression167,822 KBytes/Sec
Physics794 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions7,154 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,082 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 16th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 15th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 15th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$1,250.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Machines with this CPU (or similar)

CPU Express Core i9 14900KF 8K/4K/HD Video Editing PC. 24 Core 32 Thread to 6.0 Ghz Turbo, 128 GB DDR5 RAM, 2000GB NVME SSD, Win 11 Pro, Quadro RTX A4000 w/16GB, CPU Solutions CEV-9369-12 CPU Express Core i9 14900KF 8K/4K/HD Video Editing PC. 24 Core 32 Thread to 6.0 Ghz Turbo, 128 GB DDR5 RAM, 2000GB NVME SSD, Win 11 Pro, Quadro RTX A4000 w/16GB, CPU Solutions CEV-9369-12 $2899.99
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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,349
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,361
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,653
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,578
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,014
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,912
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,324
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,426
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
10,092
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.82
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.63
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.17
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.13
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.73
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
8.07
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,636
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,928
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
2,082
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2072002 - Apr 07 2024
10685
BL2071986 - Apr 07 2024
10811
BL2057010 - Mar 21 2024
10375
BL2042175 - Mar 05 2024
9975
BL5056968 - Feb 10 2024
10759
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
10,092
Intel Core i7-4930K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
9,403 (-6.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-4960X
12,282 (+21.7%)
Intel Core i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
10,303 (+2.1%)
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
9,859 (-2.3%)
Intel Core i7-3960X @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
8,401 (-16.8%)
Intel Core i7-3930K @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
8,208 (-18.7%)
Intel Core i5-10400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
12,205 (+20.9%)
Intel Core i5-10400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
12,135 (+20.2%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 vs Intel Core i7-4960X
11,620 (+15.1%)
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
11,461 (+13.6%)
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
10,756 (+6.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i7-4960X
9,278 (-8.1%)

Is the Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,687
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,256
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,072
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,573
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,403
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,176
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,994
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,524
Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
2,153