Intel Core i9-9980XE vs Intel Core i9-9960X

Intel Core i9-9980XE
Intel Socket 2066DESKTOP
3000 MHz / Cores: 18 / Oct 2018
Intel Core i9-9980XE

Intel Core i9-9960X
Intel Socket 2066DESKTOP
3100 MHz / Cores: 16 / Oct 2018
Intel Core i9-9960X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE
    104%
  • Intel Core i9-9960X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE
    100%
  • Intel Core i9-9960X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE
    108%
  • Intel Core i9-9960X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i9-9980XE

8% higher multi threaded performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i9-9960X

None

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9960X
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 i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9960X
ArchitectureIntel_SkylakevsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameSkylake-XvsSkylake-X
Release DateOct 2018vsOct 2018

Cores

Intel Core i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9960X
Cores18vs16
Threads36vs32
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Core i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9960X
L1 Cache64K (per core)vs64K (per core)
L2 Cache1MB (per core)vs1MB (per core)
L3 Cache24.75MB (shared)vs22MB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9960X
SocketIntel Socket 2066vsIntel Socket 2066
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackageFC-LGA2066vsFC-LGA2066
Die Sizeunknownvsunknown
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9960X
Cpu Frequency3000 MHzvs3100 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4500 MHzvs4500 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP165 Wvs165 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE
    5175 points
  • Intel Core i9-9960X
    5175 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE
    75141 points
  • Intel Core i9-9960X
    69018 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE (simulated)
    190.18
  • Intel Core i9-9960X (simulated)
    190.18

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE (simulated)
    2970
  • Intel Core i9-9960X (simulated)
    2728

points - higher is better