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Intel Core i7-3960X @ 3.30GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-3960X @ 3.30GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

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Intel Core i7-3960X @ 3.30GHz


Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA2011

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.9 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 12

Typical TDP: 130 W

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3960X CPU @ 3.30GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 42.55

Overall Rank: 818

Last Price Change: $199.98 USD (2022-09-26)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1816
Samples: 624*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 12,148
Thread: 1,976

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-3960X @ 3.30GHz

Integer Math33,462 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math12,421 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers42 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting22 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,585 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression139.5 MBytes/Sec
Physics724 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions6,182 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,816 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of September 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-3960X @ 3.30GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 24th of September 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of September 2022.
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

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