Processors

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Core i9-7960X

About Intel Core i9-7960X

Intel Core i9-7960X is processor manufactured by Intel and launched in Q4 2017 . It's using FCLGA2066 socket. It has 16 cores and 32 threads with clock of 2.8 GHz that can turbo clock itself to 4.2 GHz . This processor is used in Desktop devices and can consume up to 165 watts of power .

Intel Core i9-7960X logo

Component specifications

Desktop
Used in
Intel
Factory
FCLGA2066
Socket
Q4 2017
Launched
Intel Core i9
Series Name
Skylake-X
Core Family Name
2.8 GHz
Clock
4.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
16
Cores
32
Threads
165 W
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
128 GB
Maximum supported RAM
14 nm
Lithography
16 × 32 kB
L1 Instruction Cache
16 × 32 kB
L1 Data Cache
16 × 1 MB
L2 Cache
1 × 22 MB
L3 Cache
No
ECC Supported
Yes
Multithreading Supported
Overall Score 65645
Benchmark Score 18570
Single Thread Score 2483.5
Future Proof 62%

Component performance

11093.8 MB/s
Encrypting Data
474.6 MB/s
Compressing Data
59545.1 thousand/s
String objects sorting
103.4 millions/s
Prime numbers generation
107896 millions/s
Mathemathic operations (integer)
66868 millions/s
Mathemathic operations (float)

Offers for Intel Core i9-7960X

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Compatible graphic cards

Graphic cards that best works with Core i9-7960X on 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p)) resolution in general tasks.

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GeForce RTX 3060

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2022
Launched
PCIe 4.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1320 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1320 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
170 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon RX 7600

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2023
Launched
PCIe 4.0 x8
Motherboard Bus
1720 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1720 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
165 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce RTX 2070

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2018
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1410 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1410 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
175 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon RX 7700S

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2023
Launched
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GeForce GTX 1080

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2016
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1607 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1607 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
180 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon RX 6600

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2021
Launched
PCIe 4.0 x8
Motherboard Bus
1626 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1626 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
132 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce RTX 2060

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2022
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1470 MHz
Core Clock
12288 MB
Memory
1470 MHz
Core Clock
12288 MB
Memory
185 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon Pro W5700

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2020
Launched
PCIe 4.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1243 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1243 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
205 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2017
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1607 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1607 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
180 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon RX 5700

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2019
Launched
PCIe 4.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1465 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1465 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
180 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon RX Vega 64

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2017
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1247 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1247 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
295 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce GTX 1070

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2016
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1506 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1506 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
150 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon RX 5600 XT

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2020
Launched
PCIe 4.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1130 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
1130 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
150 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce GTX 980 Ti

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2015
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1076 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
1076 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
250 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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TITAN X

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2016
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1417 MHz
Core Clock
12288 MB
Memory
1417 MHz
Core Clock
12288 MB
Memory
250 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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RTX A2000

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2022
Launched
562 MHz
Core Clock
12 MB
Memory
562 MHz
Core Clock
12 MB
Memory
70 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon Pro WX 8200

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2018
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1200 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1200 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
230 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Arc A770

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2022
Launched
PCIe 4.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
2100 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
2100 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
225 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon RX Vega 56

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2017
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1471 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1471 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
210 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce GTX TITAN X

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2015
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1000 MHz
Core Clock
12288 MB
Memory
1000 MHz
Core Clock
12288 MB
Memory
250 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2017
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1382 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
1382 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
350 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2019
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1530 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
1530 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
125 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2019
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1500 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
1500 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
120 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon Pro 5700 XT

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2020
Launched
PCIe 4.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1243 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
1243 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
130 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon Pro Vega 56

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2018
Launched
1247 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1247 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
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Radeon Pro WX 9100

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2017
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1200 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
1200 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
230 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce RTX 3050

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2024
Launched
PCIe 4.0 x8
Motherboard Bus
1042 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
1042 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
70 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce GTX 1660

Desktop
Used in
Q1 2019
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1530 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
1530 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
120 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Arc A750

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2022
Launched
PCIe 4.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
2050 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
2050 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
225 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce RTX 3050 OEM

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2022
Launched
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Radeon RX 5600 OEM

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2022
Launched
AMD logo AMD logo

Radeon RX 5600

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2020
Launched
PCIe 4.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1130 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
1130 MHz
Core Clock
6144 MB
Memory
150 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
NVIDIA logo NVIDIA logo

GeForce GTX 980

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2014
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1126 MHz
Core Clock
4096 MB
Memory
1126 MHz
Core Clock
4096 MB
Memory
165 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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RTX 500 Ada Generation

Desktop
Used in
Q2 2024
Launched
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GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER

Desktop
Used in
Q4 2019
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1530 MHz
Core Clock
4096 MB
Memory
1530 MHz
Core Clock
4096 MB
Memory
100 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon R9 Fury X

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2020
Launched
1050 MHz
Core Clock
4096 MB
Memory
1050 MHz
Core Clock
4096 MB
Memory
275 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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GeForce GTX 970

Desktop
Used in
Q3 2014
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1050 MHz
Core Clock
4096 MB
Memory
1050 MHz
Core Clock
4096 MB
Memory
145 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon PRO W6600

Workstation
Used in
Q3 2021
Launched
2331 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
2331 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
120 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Quadro RTX 5000

Workstation
Used in
Q1 2019
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1620 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
1620 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
230 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
NVIDIA logo NVIDIA logo

Quadro RTX 4000

Workstation
Used in
Q1 2019
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1005 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1005 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
160 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
NVIDIA logo NVIDIA logo

Quadro P6000

Workstation
Used in
Q4 2016
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1417 MHz
Core Clock
24000 MB
Memory
1417 MHz
Core Clock
24000 MB
Memory
250 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon Pro VII

Workstation
Used in
Q4 2020
Launched
1400 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
1400 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
250 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon Pro Vega 64

Workstation
Used in
Q1 2018
Launched
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Quadro P5000

Workstation
Used in
Q4 2016
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1607 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
1607 MHz
Core Clock
16384 MB
Memory
180 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Tesla P40

Workstation
Used in
Q2 2022
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1303 MHz
Core Clock
24576 MB
Memory
1303 MHz
Core Clock
24576 MB
Memory
250 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Quadro M6000

Workstation
Used in
Q3 2016
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
988 MHz
Core Clock
24576 MB
Memory
988 MHz
Core Clock
24576 MB
Memory
250 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Radeon Pro Vega 48

Workstation
Used in
Q3 2019
Launched
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Quadro P4200 (Max-Q Design)

Workstation
Used in
Q4 2018
Launched
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Quadro P4000

Workstation
Used in
Q1 2017
Launched
PCIe 3.0 x16
Motherboard Bus
1227 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1227 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
105 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Quadro P4200

Workstation
Used in
Q3 2018
Launched
1227 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
1227 MHz
Core Clock
8192 MB
Memory
100 W
Thermal Design Power TDP
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Average frames per second

Intel Core i9-7960X can run games with frames per second ranging from 149.7 FPS up to 374.1 FPS depending on game settings with 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p)) resolution.

  • On ultra settings this processor can achieve on average around 149.7 FPS
  • On high settings this processor can achieve on average around 239.5 FPS
  • On medium settings this processor can achieve on average around 299.3 FPS
  • On low settings this processor can achieve on average around 374.1 FPS

Frames per second calculator

Game Grand Theft Auto V

Screen Resolution 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p))

Processor Intel Core i9-7960X

Number of frames per second for Intel Core i9-7960X processor in Grand Theft Auto V game with 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p)) resolution. When there isn't bottleneck in configuration, Intel Core i9-7960X can achieve from 133.0 FPS up to 498.7 FPS frames per second while running Grand Theft Auto V game.

  • On ultra settings Intel Core i9-7960X can achieve from 133.0 FPS up to 199.5 FPS , with average around 166.3 FPS .
  • On high settings Intel Core i9-7960X can achieve from 212.8 FPS up to 319.2 FPS , with average around 266.0 FPS .
  • On medium settings Intel Core i9-7960X can achieve from 266.0 FPS up to 399.0 FPS , with average around 332.5 FPS .
  • On low settings Intel Core i9-7960X can achieve from 332.5 FPS up to 498.7 FPS , with average around 415.7 FPS .

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