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Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz 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 i7-960 @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1366

Clockspeed: 3.2 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.5 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 130 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 8 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 960 @ 3.20GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 960 @ 3.20GHz, Intel Core i7 CPU 960 @ 3.20GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2009

CPUmark/$Price: 68.07

Overall Rank: 2122

Last Price Change: $49.00 USD (2023-06-01)

Average CPU Mark
rating
3336

Single Thread Rating: 1458
Samples: 1393*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 5,491
Thread: 1,408

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz

Integer Math18,033 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,704 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers23 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9,908 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption616.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression73,619 KBytes/Sec
Physics387 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions2,029 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,458 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 18th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of February 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$49.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,427
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,357
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,669
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,589
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,916
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,354
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,775
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,385
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz
3,336
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.90
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.70
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.12
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.16
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.26
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.76
Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz
68.07
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.49
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 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,643
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,176
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,040
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,933
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,840
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,705
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,933
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz
1,458
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2021833 - Feb 11 2024
3781
BL2017590 - Feb 07 2024 [Overclocked]
2995
BL2015354 - Feb 04 2024
3720
BL2015207 - Feb 04 2024
3700
BL2011878 - Jan 31 2024 [Excluded]
3395
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz
As of 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz
3,336
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs Intel Core i7-960
2,503 (-25.0%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T vs Intel Core i7-960
3,756 (+12.6%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T vs Intel Core i7-960
3,311 (-0.7%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1045T vs Intel Core i7-960
3,175 (-4.8%)
AMD A10-7850K APU vs Intel Core i7-960
3,434 (+2.9%)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-960
2,980 (-10.7%)
Intel Core i7-930 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-960
2,959 (-11.3%)
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-960
4,639 (+39.1%)
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-960
4,120 (+23.5%)
AMD FX-6120 Six-Core vs Intel Core i7-960
3,887 (+16.5%)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-960
3,866 (+15.9%)
AMD FX-6100 Six-Core vs Intel Core i7-960
3,676 (+10.2%)

Is the Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,260
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,074
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,558
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,410
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,182
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,080
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,036
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,859
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,799
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i9-14900T
7,584
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,540
Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz
842