Intel Core i7-980X EE: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-980X EE

Summary

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 LGA-1366 processor with a TDP of 130 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 23.23 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i7-980X EE processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
8.79
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
Core i7 (Desktop)
 
Architecture codename
Gulftown
 
Release date
no data
 
Price now
$1108
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core i7-980X EE's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-980X EE's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
6
 
Number of threads
12
 
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
 
Bus support
6400 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-980X EE compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
LGA-1366
 
Power consumption (TDP)
130 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-980X EE. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

23.23

3DMark06 CPU

7123

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

23150

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

8.9

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-980X EE is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-980X EE performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-980X EE from AMD is Ryzen 5 3600X, which is slower by 3% and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

User rating

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