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Intel Core i7-5960X @ 3.00GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-5960X @ 3.00GHz 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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Intel Core i7-5960X @ 3.00GHz


Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA2011-v3

Clockspeed: 3.0 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.5 GHz

Cores: 8 Threads: 16

Typical TDP: 140 W

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5960X CPU @ 3.00GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2014

CPUmark/$Price: 63.71

Overall Rank: 608

Last Price Change: $198.77 USD (2022-10-06)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1962
Samples: 1144*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 15,910
Thread: 2,014

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-5960X @ 3.00GHz

Integer Math47,463 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math23,681 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers62 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting28 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption3,615 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression190.3 MBytes/Sec
Physics1,017 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions12,666 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,962 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 6th of October 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-5960X @ 3.00GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 29th of September 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th 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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As of 6th of October 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
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