Intel Core i7-990X EE: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-990X EE

Summary

This is Gulftown architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3733 and a locked multiplier.

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

It provides good benchmark performance at 45.25 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

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)
 
Achitecture codename
Gulftown
 
Release date
n/d
 

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
 
of 5
FSB
6400 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
of 7
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 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

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

45.25

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 2600X, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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