Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i9-7960X

Intel Pentium Gold G5500

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Intel Core i9-7960X

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Price
$109.00
$1,489.90
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5500 BX80673I97960X
Release Date April 2018 September 2017
Performance
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95th
7th
Effective Value
20th
126th
TDP 54 Watts 165 Watts
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Series Pentium Gold Core i9 X-Series
Core Name Coffee Lake Skylake X
Socket LGA1151 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 2 16
CPU Threads 4 32
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 2800MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 4400MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 128GB
Cache L3 4.00MB 22.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"The 7980XE and 7960X are super expensive, and Intel has made them that way for a reason; they are niche products that offer more all-around performance than what is out there on the market. The best analogy I can think of is one where a 7700K is like a BMW M5 or a Tesla Model-S, Threadripper 1950X would be the Mercedes McLaren SLR, and the Skylake- ..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i9-7960X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 93% cheaper, you can save $1,380.90.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 months later.
  • Around 67% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1000MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-7960X:

  • Hugely better average performance, around 88%.
  • 14 more cores.
  • 28 more threads.
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