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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: 62.11

Overall Rank: 1359

Last Price Change: $110.00 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
6832

Single Thread Rating: 1532
Samples: 811*
*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 Math28,469 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math11,980 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers33 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting15,571 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,567 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression117,135 KBytes/Sec
Physics511 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,181 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,532 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 2nd of March 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 25th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 25th 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$148.02 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$110.00 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 2nd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,410
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,359
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,670
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,587
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,915
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,351
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,774
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,387
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
6,832
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 2nd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.89
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.68
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.11
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.17
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.23
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.77
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
62.11
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.48
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 2nd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,642
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,175
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 i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
1,532
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2028147 - Feb 18 2024
6033
BL2025960 - Feb 16 2024 [Overclocked]
8812
BL2021829 - Feb 11 2024
6841
BL2020930 - Feb 10 2024
6267
BL2019220 - Feb 08 2024
8752
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 March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
6,832
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,055 (-11.4%)
Intel Core i7-3820 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
5,758 (-15.7%)
Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
5,734 (-16.1%)
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
8,094 (+18.5%)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
8,068 (+18.1%)
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,264 (+6.3%)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,130 (+4.4%)
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,124 (+4.3%)
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,465 (-5.4%)
AMD FX-9370 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,140 (-10.1%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T vs Intel Core i7-980X
3,843 (-43.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i7-980X
21,583 (+215.9%)

Is the Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 2nd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,261
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,073
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,564
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,409
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,270
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,176
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,032
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,543
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
1,426