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Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz 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 i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA2011

Clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.0 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: 15 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4960X CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel Core i7-4960X CPU @ 3.60GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2013

CPUmark/$Price: 8.07

Overall Rank: 1017

Last Price Change: $1,250.00 USD (2022-09-27)

Average CPU Mark
rating
10082

Single Thread Rating: 2079
Samples: 519*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 13,544
Thread: 2,094

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz

Integer Math37,003 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math18,549 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers47 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting23,022 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,988 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression167,902 KBytes/Sec
Physics791 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions7,165 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,079 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of March 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz

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.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$1,250.00 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 3rd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,408
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,359
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,672
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
18,349
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,774
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,384
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,185
Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
10,082
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 3rd 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 i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.48
Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
8.07
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 3rd 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 i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
2,079
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL5056968 - Feb 10 2024
10759
BL2015301 - Feb 04 2024
9458
BL2004343 - Jan 23 2024
11189
BL1985430 - Jan 02 2024
9662
BL1980639 - Dec 28 2023
9977
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
As of 3rd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
10,082
Intel Core i7-4930K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
9,394 (-6.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-4960X
12,285 (+21.9%)
Intel Core i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
10,295 (+2.1%)
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
9,852 (-2.3%)
Intel Core i7-3960X @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
8,383 (-16.8%)
Intel Core i7-3930K @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
8,205 (-18.6%)
Intel Core i5-10400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
12,207 (+21.1%)
Intel Core i5-10400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
12,136 (+20.4%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 vs Intel Core i7-4960X
11,620 (+15.3%)
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
11,470 (+13.8%)
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-4960X
10,754 (+6.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i7-4960X
9,280 (-8.0%)

Is the Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 3rd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,256
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,072
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,564
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,410
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,270
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,173
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,031
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,545
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz
2,148