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Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz

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

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

Intel Core i7-980X @ 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 X 980 @ 3.33GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU X 980 @ 3.33GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 70.42

Overall Rank: 1454

Last Price Change: $97.00 USD (2024-06-15)

Average CPU Mark
rating
6831

Single Thread Rating: 1531
Samples: 823*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 8,175
Thread: 1,457

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

Integer Math28,401 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math11,963 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers33 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting15,478 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,555 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression116,774 KBytes/Sec
Physics512 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,207 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,531 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of June 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 17th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th of June 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$97.00 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 18th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,288
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,404
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,169
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,627
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,032
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,904
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,303
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,759
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,507
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,178
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
6,831
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 18th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
219.27
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
161.17
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
158.91
Intel Core i9-12900K
138.02
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.25
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
70.42
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
53.36
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 18th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,631
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,922
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,699
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,931
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
1,531
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2119021 - Jun 08 2024
6757
BL2118289 - Jun 07 2024
6832
BL2104039 - May 18 2024
7186
BL2100875 - May 14 2024 [Excluded]
6173
BL2086712 - Apr 25 2024
5994
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
As of 18th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
6,831
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,751 (+13.5%)
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,060 (-11.3%)
Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
5,722 (-16.2%)
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
8,088 (+18.4%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3200G vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,134 (+4.4%)
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,127 (+4.3%)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,766 (-0.9%)
Intel Core i7-4820K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,515 (-4.6%)
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,466 (-5.3%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,292 (-7.9%)
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980X
4,644 (-32.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i7-980X
21,573 (+215.8%)

Is the Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 18th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,424
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,274
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,044
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,545
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,394
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,140
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,006
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,544
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,522
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
1,427