Intel Core i9-7980XE vs Intel Core i9-7960X

Intel Core i9-7980XE
Intel Socket 2066DESKTOP
2600 MHz / Cores: 18 / Sep 2017
Intel Core i9-7980XE

Intel Core i9-7960X
Intel Socket 2066DESKTOP
2800 MHz / Cores: 16 / Sep 2017
Intel Core i9-7960X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i9-7980XE
    103%
  • Intel Core i9-7960X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i9-7980XE
    100%
  • Intel Core i9-7960X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i9-7980XE
    107%
  • Intel Core i9-7960X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i9-7980XE

7% higher multi threaded performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i9-7960X

None

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

Intel Core i9-7980XEIntel Core i9-7960X
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
HTT
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
Boost 3.0

Architecture

Intel Core i9-7980XEIntel Core i9-7960X
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsIntel_Kabylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameSkylake-XvsSkylake-X
Release DateSep 2017vsSep 2017

Cores

Intel Core i9-7980XEIntel Core i9-7960X
Cores18vs16
Threads36vs32
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Core i9-7980XEIntel Core i9-7960X
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache1024 KB (per core)vs1024 KB (per core)
L3 Cache25344 KB (shared)vs22528 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i9-7980XEIntel Core i9-7960X
SocketIntel Socket 2066vsIntel Socket 2066
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackageFC-LGA2066vsFC-LGA2066
Die Size428mm²vs428mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i9-7980XEIntel Core i9-7960X
Cpu Frequency2600 MHzvs2800 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4400 MHzvs4400 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP165 Wvs165 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i9-7980XE
    5280 points
  • Intel Core i9-7960X
    5280 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i9-7980XE
    67392 points
  • Intel Core i9-7960X
    64512 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i9-7980XE
    3404
  • Intel Core i9-7960X
    3177

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i9-7980XE
    194
  • Intel Core i9-7960X
    194

points - higher is better