Compare Processors: Intel Xeon E5-2697 v3 vs Core i9-7960X

Intel Xeon E5-2697 v3


Intel Core i9-7960X

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Brand Intel Intel
Model CM8064401807100 BX80673I97960X
Release Date - September 2017
Effective Value -
TDP 145 Watts 165 Watts
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Series - Core i9 X-Series
Core Name - Skylake X
Socket LGA2011-3 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 14 16
CPU Threads 28 32
CPU Clock Rate 2600MHz 2800MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 3600MHz 4400MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 22 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory - 128GB
Cache L3 35.00MB 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 Xeon E5-2697 v3 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 Xeon E5-2697 v3:

  • Around 12% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-7960X:

  • 21% cheaper, you can save $402.19.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+800MHz).
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