Intel Core i7-990X EE: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-990X 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 3733 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is LGA-1366 processor with a TDP of 130 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 22.76 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i7-990X EE processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
Core i7 (Desktop)
 
Architecture codename
Gulftown
 
Release date
no data
 

Technical specs

Core i7-990X 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 i7-990X 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
3.73 GHz
 
Bus support
6400 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-990X 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 i7-990X EE. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

22.76

3DMark06 CPU

7042

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

4204

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

22228

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

8.9

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-990X EE is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-990X EE performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-990X EE from AMD is Ryzen 5 3600X, which is slower by 1% and lower by 1 position in our rating.

User rating

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