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Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz 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.
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Is the Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz Good for Gaming?

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Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz


Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1366

Clockspeed: 3.5 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.7 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 990 @ 3.47GHz, Intel Core i7 CPU X 990 @ 3.47GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 40.37

Overall Rank: 1133

Last Price Change: $175.00 USD (2023-05-24)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1573
Samples: 424*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 8,491
Thread: 1,536

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz

Integer Math29,559 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math12,483 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers33 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16,339 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,693 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression122,051 KBytes/Sec
Physics507 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,214 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,573 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of May 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 27th of May 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of May 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1823895 - May 22 2023 [Overclocked]
BL1802268 - Apr 24 2023
BL1800401 - Apr 21 2023
BL1775819 - Mar 22 2023 [Overclocked]
BL1773543 - Mar 19 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz
As of 29th of May 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-990X
8,736 (+23.7%)
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-990X
8,408 (+19.0%)
AMD FX-8370 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-990X
6,191 (-12.4%)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-990X
8,654 (+22.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i7-990X
21,959 (+210.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-990X
13,977 (+97.9%)
Intel Core i5-9400T @ 1.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-990X
8,309 (+17.6%)
Intel Core i7-3930K @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-990X
8,220 (+16.4%)
Intel Core i5-9500T @ 2.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-990X
8,144 (+15.3%)
Intel Core i7-7700T @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-990X
7,552 (+6.9%)
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X vs Intel Core i7-990X
7,526 (+6.5%)
Intel Core i7-6700T @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-990X
7,257 (+2.7%)

Is the Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 29th of May 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz