Intel Core i7-980: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i7-980 sales 26 June 2011 at a recommended price of $1,109. This is Gulftown architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3600 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1366 processor with a TDP of 130 Watt. It supports DDR3-1066 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at 8.01 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.