Intel Core i9-10980XE vs Intel Core i9-9960X

What is the difference between Intel Core i9-10980XE and Intel Core i9-9960X. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1167Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1107
15957Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score14226
33770PassMark CPU Mark Rating31264
2669PassMark Single Thread Rating2649
3DMark Time Spy Physics Score12946

Processor Specs

Intel Core i9-10980XEProcessorIntel Core i9-9960X
3000 MHzFrequency3100 MHz
4600 MHzMaximum Frequency4400 MHz
18Cores16
36Threads32
165 WTDP165 W
Cascade LakeCodenameSkylake
Socket 2066 LGAPackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1163Single-Core Score1096
17544Multi-Core Score13652
Geekbench 5.4.1 Corporate for macOS x86 (64-bit)BenchmarkGeekbench 5.2.5 Tryout for Windows x86 (64-bit)

System Information

macOS 11.5.1 (Build 20G80)Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)
iMacPro1,1ModelSystem manufacturer System Product Name
iMacPro1,1Model ID
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Mac-7BA5B2D9E42DDD94 iMacPro1,1MotherboardASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. PRIME X299-DELUXE
Power PlanHigh performance

CPU Specifications

Intel Core i9-10980XENameIntel Core i9-9960X
1 Processor, 18 Cores, 36 ThreadsTopology1 Processor, 16 Cores, 32 Threads
GenuineIntel Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 7IdentifierGenuineIntel Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
3.00 GHzBase Frequency3.10 GHz
Maximum Frequency4.39 GHz
PackageSocket 2066 LGA
CodenameSkylake-X
32.0 KB x 18L1 Instruction Cache32.0 KB x 16
32.0 KB x 18L1 Data Cache32.0 KB x 16
1.00 MB x 18L2 Cache1.00 MB x 16
24.8 MB x 1L3 Cache22.0 MB x 1

Memory Information

256.00 GBSize64.00 GB
Frequency1200 MHz
3200 MT/sTransfer Rate
DDR4TypeDDR4 SDRAM
Channels4

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1163Single-Core Score1096
1578Crypto Score1574
1083Integer Score1018
1267Floating Point Score 1186
1578
2.69 GB/sec
AES-XTS1574
2.68 GB/sec
1119
5.66 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)950
4.81 MB/sec
1080
51.1 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1220
57.7 Mpixels/sec
1069
3.01 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)895
2.52 MTE/sec
1007
1.18 MElements/sec
HTML5938
1.10 MElements/sec
1057
331.0 Krows/sec
SQLite968
303.2 Krows/sec
1070
58.1 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1102
59.8 Mpixels/sec
1082
344.7 KB/sec
Text Rendering1033
329.3 KB/sec
1108
8.64 Klines/sec
Clang1113
8.67 Klines/sec
1162
13.5 images/sec
Camera987
11.4 images/sec
1022
1.28 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1030
1.29 Mpairs/sec
1367
8468.7 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1145
7091.2 FPS
813
44.7 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur775
42.6 Mpixels/sec
1179
9.08 images/sec
Face Detection1073
8.26 images/sec
1017
25.1 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection997
24.6 Mpixels/sec
2147
105.3 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting1863
91.4 Mpixels/sec
2109
28.7 Mpixels/sec
HDR2163
29.5 Mpixels/sec
1529
1.23 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1417
1.14 Mpixels/sec
1116
10.0 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion1011
9.05 Kpixels/sec
1068
34.1 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1013
32.4 Words/sec
1197
46.3 images/sec
Machine Learning1147
44.3 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

17544Multi-Core Score13652
13687Crypto Score10985
16925Integer Score13256
19527Floating Point Score 14954
13687
23.3 GB/sec
AES-XTS10985
18.7 GB/sec
20867
105.5 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)15597
78.9 MB/sec
22231
1.05 Gpixels/sec
Image Compression18556
877.8 Mpixels/sec
10003
28.2 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)7324
20.7 MTE/sec
17214
20.2 MElements/sec
HTML512518
14.7 MElements/sec
20159
6.32 Mrows/sec
SQLite13650
4.28 Mrows/sec
11752
637.8 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering14855
806.2 Mpixels/sec
14798
4.60 MB/sec
Text Rendering11726
3.65 MB/sec
20902
162.9 Klines/sec
Clang16046
125.0 Klines/sec
19469
225.7 images/sec
Camera12487
144.7 images/sec
14537
18.2 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics12242
15.3 Mpairs/sec
32761
202965.8 FPS
Rigid Body Physics20054
124244.4 FPS
19770
1.09 Gpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur14541
799.3 Mpixels/sec
24491
188.6 images/sec
Face Detection15004
115.5 images/sec
18345
452.2 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection14999
369.7 Mpixels/sec
25974
1.27 Gpixels/sec
Image Inpainting21108
1.04 Gpixels/sec
33950
462.6 Mpixels/sec
HDR30571
416.6 Mpixels/sec
31192
25.0 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing22416
18.0 Mpixels/sec
18671
167.3 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion15131
135.6 Kpixels/sec
10905
348.7 Words/sec
Speech Recognition9097
290.8 Words/sec
6645
256.8 images/sec
Machine Learning5228
202.0 images/sec