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Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz 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 i7-980 @ 3.33GHz Good for Gaming?

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Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1366

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.6 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: 12 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 980 @ 3.33GHz, Intel Core i7 CPU 980 @ 3.33GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 23.81

Overall Rank:
1457th fastest in multithreading out of 4758 CPUs
2088th fastest in single threading out of 4758 CPUs
434th fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $290.84 USD (2023-03-29)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
6926
Single Thread Rating
1539

Samples: 255*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 7,886
Thread: 1,435

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz

Integer Math29,265 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math12,319 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers32 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting15,815 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,688 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression118,531 KBytes/Sec
Physics483 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,195 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,539 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 11th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 11th of July 2024.
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


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 17th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,259
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,476
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,156
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,623
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,046
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,897
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,285
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,755
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,534
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,175
Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
6,926
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 17th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
230.74
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
182.49
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
167.55
Intel Core i9-12900K
149.20
Intel Core i9-13900K
134.68
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.65
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
55.41
Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
23.81
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 17th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,630
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,033
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,920
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,696
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,930
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
1,539
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2085686 - Apr 24 2024
8805
BL1971271 - Dec 16 2023
8819
BL1970337 - Dec 15 2023
8814
BL1847069 - Jun 26 2023
7491
BL1847059 - Jun 26 2023
6883
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
As of 17th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
6,926
Intel Core i7-3970X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
8,541 (+23.3%)
Intel Core i7-3960X @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
8,446 (+22.0%)
AMD FX-9590 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980
6,773 (-2.2%)
Intel Core i5-10300H @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
8,402 (+21.3%)
Intel Core i7-3930K @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
8,202 (+18.4%)
Intel Core i7-990X @ 3.47GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
7,110 (+2.7%)
AMD FX-8150 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980
5,238 (-24.4%)
Intel Core i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
10,321 (+49.0%)
Intel Core i5-8500T @ 2.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
7,735 (+11.7%)
Intel Core i7-4790T @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
6,346 (-8.4%)
AMD FX-8370 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980
6,184 (-10.7%)
Intel Core i7-3820 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-980
5,760 (-16.8%)

Is the Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 17th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,329
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,273
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,030
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,525
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,387
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,111
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,012
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,871
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,789
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,746
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,535
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,534
Intel Core i7-980 @ 3.33GHz
1,383