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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 Size: L1: 512 KB, L2: 2.0 MB, L3: 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: 35.39

Overall Rank: 1085

Last Price Change: $192.90 USD (2023-01-30)

Average CPU Mark
rating
6827

Single Thread Rating: 1534
Samples: 781*
*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 Math28,648 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math12,059 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers33 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,615 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression115.0 MBytes/Sec
Physics510 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,047 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,534 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 1st of February 2023.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 27th of January 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of January 2023.
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$192.90 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 2nd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,581
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,753
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,688
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,162
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
21,962
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,933
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,564
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,795
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,555
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,268
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
6,827
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 2nd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
171.95
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
132.13
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
114.01
Intel Core i9-12900K
99.83
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.97
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
41.70
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
35.39
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
31.20
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 2nd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,208
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,060
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,848
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,827
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,730
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,356
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,948
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,891
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,664
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
1,534
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1725753 - Jan 21 2023
7110
BL1713798 - Jan 06 2023
6907
BL1702304 - Dec 23 2022
6131
BL1685174 - Dec 02 2022
6978
BL1679937 - Nov 26 2022
6786
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 2nd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
6,827
AMD FX-8370 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,175 (-9.5%)
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
8,391 (+22.9%)
Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,871 (+0.6%)
Intel Core i7-3930K @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
8,265 (+21.1%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i7-980X
21,933 (+221.3%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X vs Intel Core i7-980X
18,259 (+167.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-980X
13,989 (+104.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-980X
12,296 (+80.1%)
Intel Core i5-9500T @ 2.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
8,267 (+21.1%)
Intel Core i7-5775C @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,803 (+14.3%)
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,592 (+11.2%)
Intel Core i7-7700T @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,568 (+10.9%)


Is the Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 2nd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,633
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,563
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,106
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,697
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,676
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,647
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,519
Intel Core i7-13700F
6,510
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,437
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
1,425