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Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz 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 i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 14 Cores and 28 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games, but may be a bottleneck on newer releases. [More ...]

Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA2066

Clockspeed: 3.1 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.3 GHz

Cores: 14 Threads: 28

Typical TDP: 165 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 14 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 14 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 14 x 1024 KB
L3 Cache: 19 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7940X CPU @ 3.10GHz, Intel Core i9-7940X CPU @ 3.10GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2017

CPUmark/$Price: 67.76

Overall Rank: 391

Last Price Change: $384.00 USD (2024-06-11)

Average CPU Mark
rating
26020

Single Thread Rating: 2489
Samples: 415*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 25,412
Thread: 2,399

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz

Integer Math96,434 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math60,262 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers92 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting53,720 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption9,662 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression428,013 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,354 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions34,361 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,489 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 18th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th 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.com$384.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 20th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,287
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,406
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,168
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,627
Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz
26,020
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,032
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,904
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,302
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,759
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,507
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,178
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 20th 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
138.03
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.40
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz
67.76
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
53.83
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 20th 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
3,698
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 i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz
2,489
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2120917 - Jun 11 2024
28059
BL2118615 - Jun 07 2024
26160
BL2117801 - Jun 06 2024
25447
BL2098923 - May 11 2024
28427
BL2085932 - Apr 24 2024
28571
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz
As of 20th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz
26,020
Intel Core i9-7900X @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i9-7940X
21,169 (-18.6%)
Intel Core i9-7960X @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i9-7940X
28,722 (+10.4%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X vs Intel Core i9-7940X
27,560 (+5.9%)
Intel Core i9-7920X @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i9-7940X
23,616 (-9.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i9-7940X
28,288 (+8.7%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X vs Intel Core i9-7940X
23,100 (-11.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700 vs Intel Core i9-7940X
22,919 (-11.9%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X vs Intel Core i9-7940X
32,648 (+25.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 8700G vs Intel Core i9-7940X
31,699 (+21.8%)
Intel Core i9-10900K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i9-7940X
22,906 (-12.0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G vs Intel Core i9-7940X
20,483 (-21.3%)
Intel Core i7-7820X @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i9-7940X
17,165 (-34.0%)

Is the Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 20th 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
8,139
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,008
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,791
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,538
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,524
Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz
2,281