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Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz

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

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

Intel Core i7-980X @ 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 X 980 @ 3.33GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU X 980 @ 3.33GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 62.31

Overall Rank: 1387

Last Price Change: $110.00 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
6854

Single Thread Rating: 1531
Samples: 816*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 8,175
Thread: 1,457

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

Integer Math28,489 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math11,989 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers33 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting15,566 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,572 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression117,254 KBytes/Sec
Physics514 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,210 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,531 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of April 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 7th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 7th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$148.02 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$110.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 13th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,354
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,362
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,652
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,579
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,015
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,911
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,326
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,769
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,426
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
6,854
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 13th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.82
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.63
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.18
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.14
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.72
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
62.31
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
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 13th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,637
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,929
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
1,531
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2076025 - Apr 12 2024
7733
BL2075809 - Apr 12 2024
7517
BL2072854 - Apr 08 2024
7357
BL2070818 - Apr 05 2024
7356
BL2066113 - Mar 31 2024 [Overclocked]
8823
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
As of 13th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
6,854
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,058 (-11.6%)
Intel Core i7-3820 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
5,754 (-16.0%)
Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
5,721 (-16.5%)
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
8,094 (+18.1%)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
8,068 (+17.7%)
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,269 (+6.1%)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,140 (+4.2%)
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
7,123 (+3.9%)
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,462 (-5.7%)
AMD FX-9370 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-980X
6,159 (-10.1%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T vs Intel Core i7-980X
3,849 (-43.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i7-980X
21,569 (+214.7%)

Is the Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 13th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,858
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,258
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,072
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,572
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,404
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,182
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,991
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,524
Intel Core i7-980X @ 3.33GHz
1,431