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Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz 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 i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 18 Cores and 36 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 i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA2066

Clockspeed: 2.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.2 GHz

Cores: 18 Threads: 36

Typical TDP: 165 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 18 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 18 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 18 x 1024 KB
L3 Cache: 25 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7980XE CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel Core i9-7980XE CPU @ 2.60GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2017

CPUmark/$Price: 39.17

Overall Rank: 259

Last Price Change: $773.28 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
30292

Single Thread Rating: 2486
Samples: 388*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 27,698
Thread: 2,345

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz

Integer Math116,928 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math72,302 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers111 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting65,135 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption11,834 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression532,854 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,512 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions39,730 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,486 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 17th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th 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.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$773.28 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,427
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,357
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,669
Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz
30,292
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,589
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,916
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,354
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,775
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,385
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.90
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.70
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.12
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.16
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.26
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.76
Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz
39.17
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.49
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 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,643
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,176
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 i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz
2,486
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2029966 - Feb 21 2024 [Overclocked]
35598
BL2029075 - Feb 20 2024
30873
BL2027057 - Feb 17 2024 [Overclocked]
35598
BL2020661 - Feb 10 2024 [Overclocked]
35535
BL2015811 - Feb 05 2024 [Overclocked]
35641
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz
As of 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz
30,292
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
27,619 (-8.8%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
25,117 (-17.1%)
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
28,059 (-7.4%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
29,394 (-3.0%)
Intel Core i9-10940X @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
27,863 (-8.0%)
Intel Core i9-7940X @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
26,016 (-14.1%)
Intel Core i9-9920X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
25,216 (-16.8%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
32,739 (+8.1%)
Intel Core i9-10920X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
26,298 (-13.2%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
23,043 (-23.9%)
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
62,586 (+106.6%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X vs Intel Core i9-7980XE
32,668 (+7.8%)

Is the Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,260
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,074
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,558
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,410
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,182
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,080
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,036
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,859
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,799
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i9-14900T
7,584
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,540
Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz
2,261