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Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz 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 i7-980 @ 3.33GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1366

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.6 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: 12 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 980 @ 3.33GHz, Intel Core i7 CPU 980 @ 3.33GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 23.81

Overall Rank: 1350

Last Price Change: $290.84 USD (2023-03-29)

Average CPU Mark
rating
6926

Single Thread Rating: 1539
Samples: 255*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 7,886
Thread: 1,435

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz

Integer Math29,265 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math12,319 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers32 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting15,815 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,688 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression118,531 KBytes/Sec
Physics483 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,195 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,539 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 28th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th 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.com$549.95 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$290.84 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 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,414
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,356
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,670
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,588
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,916
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,352
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,775
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,386
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,187
Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
6,926
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.90
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.69
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.12
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.16
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.24
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.77
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.48
Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
23.81
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 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,642
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
2,569
Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
1,539
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1971271 - Dec 16 2023
8819
BL1970337 - Dec 15 2023
8814
BL1847069 - Jun 26 2023
7491
BL1847059 - Jun 26 2023
6883
BL1786423 - Apr 04 2023
7181
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
6,926
Intel Core i7-3930K @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
8,204 (+18.5%)
AMD FX-9590 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980
6,769 (-2.3%)
Intel Core i5-10300H @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
8,462 (+22.2%)
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
8,408 (+21.4%)
Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
7,106 (+2.6%)
AMD FX-8150 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980
5,253 (-24.2%)
Intel Core i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
10,293 (+48.6%)
Intel Core i7-3960X @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
8,383 (+21.0%)
Intel Core i5-8500T @ 2.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
7,714 (+11.4%)
Intel Core i5-8400T @ 1.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
7,450 (+7.6%)
Intel Core i7-4790T @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
6,338 (-8.5%)
AMD FX-8370 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980
6,201 (-10.5%)

Is the Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,261
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,075
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,561
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,409
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,270
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,181
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,029
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,539
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
1,383