Intel Core i9-7900X CPU

Intel Core i9-7900X 10 Cores LGA2066 BX80673I97900X

Intel Core i9-7900X 10 Cores LGA2066 BX80673I97900X

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  • Socket LGA 2066
  • Compatibale with Intel® X299 Chipset
  • 10 Cores/20 Threads
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
  • Intel® OptaneTM memory ready and support for Intel® OptaneTM SSDs

Specifications Overview

Model BX80673I97900X
Release Date June 2017

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series Core i9 X-Series
Core Name Skylake X
Socket LGA2066
Integrated Graphics None
CPU Cores 10
CPU Threads 20
CPU Clock Rate 3300 MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4500 MHz
TDP 140 W
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 128 GB
Cache L3 13.75 MB

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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

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    Intel Core i5-10500 (85th) ► 6 Cores / 12 Threads - 3100 MHz Base / 4500 MHz Turbo Clock - 65 W
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    Intel Core i7-7700K (86th) ► 4 Cores / 8 Threads - 4200 MHz Base / 4500 MHz Turbo Clock - 91 W
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    Intel Core i7-9700 (87th) ► 8 Cores / 8 Threads - 3000 MHz Base / 4700 MHz Turbo Clock - 65 W
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    Intel Core i7-9700F (87th) ► 8 Cores / 8 Threads - 3000 MHz Base / 4700 MHz Turbo Clock - 65 W
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    AMD Ryzen 5 3500X (89th) ► 6 Cores / 6 Threads - 3600 MHz Base / 4100 MHz Turbo Clock - 65 W
  • Intel Core i9-7900X (90th) ► 10 Cores / 20 Threads - 3300 MHz Base / 4500 MHz Turbo Clock - 140 W
  • -1%
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  • -1%
    Intel Core i3-10105 (91st) ► 4 Cores / 8 Threads - 3700 MHz Base / 4400 MHz Turbo Clock - 65 W
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    Intel Core i9-9960X (93rd) ► 16 Cores / 32 Threads - 3100 MHz Base / 4400 MHz Turbo Clock - 165 W
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    Intel Core i9-9940X (93rd) ► 14 Cores / 28 Threads - 3300 MHz Base / 4400 MHz Turbo Clock - 165 W
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    Intel Core i3-10300 (93rd) ► 4 Cores / 8 Threads - 3700 MHz Base / 4400 MHz Turbo Clock - 65 W

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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

  • +3%
    Intel Core i7-11700 (49th) ► 8 Cores / 16 Threads - 2500 MHz Base / 4900 MHz Turbo Clock (65 W)
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    AMD Ryzen 7 5700X (51st) ► 8 Cores / 16 Threads - 3400 MHz Base / 4600 MHz Turbo Clock (65 W)
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    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X (52nd) ► 12 Cores / 24 Threads - 3500 MHz Base / 4000 MHz Turbo Clock (180 W)
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    Intel Core i7-10700K (53rd) ► 8 Cores / 16 Threads - 3800 MHz Base / 5100 MHz Turbo Clock (125 W)
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    Intel Core i7-10700KF (53rd) ► 8 Cores / 16 Threads - 3800 MHz Base / 5100 MHz Turbo Clock (125 W)
  • Intel Core i9-7900X (55th) ► 10 Cores / 20 Threads - 3300 MHz Base / 4500 MHz Turbo Clock (140 W)
  • -2%
    Intel Core i9-9900KS (56th) ► 8 Cores / 16 Threads - 4000 MHz Base / 5000 MHz Turbo Clock (127 W)
  • -3%
    Intel Core i9-9920X (57th) ► 12 Cores / 24 Threads - 3500 MHz Base / 4400 MHz Turbo Clock (165 W)
  • -3%
    Intel Core i7-7820X (58th) ► 8 Cores / 16 Threads - 3600 MHz Base / 4500 MHz Turbo Clock (140 W)
  • -4%
    AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT (59th) ► 8 Cores / 16 Threads - 3900 MHz Base / 4700 MHz Turbo Clock (105 W)
  • -6%
    Intel Core i9-9900K (60th) ► 8 Cores / 16 Threads - 3600 MHz Base / 5000 MHz Turbo Clock (95 W)

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Description

Essentials

Performance

  • # of Cores10
  • # of Threads20
  • Processor Base Frequency3.30 GHz
  • Max Turbo Frequency4.30 GHz
  • Cache13.75 MB L3
  • Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
  • # of QPI Links0
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency 4.50 GHz
  • TDP140 W

Supplemental Information

  • Embedded Options AvailableNo
  • Conflict FreeYes
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Memory Specifications

  • Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)128 GB
  • Memory TypesDDR4-2666
  • Max # of Memory Channels4
  • ECC Memory Supported No

Expansion Options

  • Scalability1S Only
  • PCI Express Revision3.0
  • Max # of PCI Express Lanes44

Package Specifications

  • Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066
  • Max CPU Configuration1
  • Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X
  • Low Halogen Options AvailableSee MDDS

Advanced Technologies

  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported Yes
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Yes
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology Yes
  • Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes
  • Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
  • Intel® 64 Yes
  • Instruction Set64-bit
  • Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0, AVX-512
  • Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechnologyYes

Intel® Data Protection Technology

  • Intel® AES New InstructionsYes

Intel® Platform Protection Technology

  • Execute Disable Bit Yes


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If you're looking for a new processor and require AVX-512 vectorisation support, do a lot of video/photo editing, content creating, streaming or you have £900/$1000 to blow on a 10-core processor you probably won't get a better overall CPU than the Core...

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The Intel Core i9-7900X retails for $999. Strong single-core performance Beats Threadripper 1950X at multi-threaded media encoding Monolithic quad-channel memory interface, fewer things to configure Plenty of aftermarket cooling solutions High price...

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Ten cores at 4.6GHz is an amazing achievement, giving you the best of all CPU worlds, and for a much lower price than the Core i7-6950X.Intel Core i9-7900X Review Benchmark9 Total ScoreIntel Core i9-7900X ReviewTen cores at 4.6GHz is an amazing...

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