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Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

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Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz


Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1366

Clockspeed: 3.2 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.5 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 12

Typical TDP: 130 W

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 970 @ 3.20GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 970 @ 3.20GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 12.49

Overall Rank: 1059

Last Price Change: $520.00 USD (2022-10-03)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1456
Samples: 377*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 7,849
Thread: 1,429

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz

Integer Math27,530 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math11,543 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers29 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting15 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,522 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression109.0 MBytes/Sec
Physics446 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions2,937 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,456 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 6th of October 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 30th of September 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th 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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