Intel Core i9-9980XE vs Intel Core i9-7960X

What is the difference between Intel Core i9-9980XE and Intel Core i9-7960X. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1127Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1115
15294Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score14355
32390PassMark CPU Mark Rating26629
2570PassMark Single Thread Rating2541
115313DMark Time Spy Physics Score

Processor Specs

Intel Core i9-9980XEProcessorIntel Core i9-7960X
3000 MHzFrequency2800 MHz
4400 MHzMaximum Frequency4200 MHz
18Cores16
36Threads32
165 WTDP165 W
SkylakeCodenameSkylake
Socket 2066 LGAPackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1121Single-Core Score1122
16327Multi-Core Score13591
Geekbench 5.4.1 Tryout for macOS x86 (64-bit)BenchmarkGeekbench 5.4.1 Tryout for macOS x86 (64-bit)

System Information

macOS 10.15.7 (Build 19H2)Operating SystemmacOS 11.5 (Build 20G71)
iMacPro1,1ModelMacPro7,1
iMacPro1,1Model IDMacPro7,1
Apple Inc. Mac-7BA5B2D9E42DDD94 1.0MotherboardAcidanthera Mac-27AD2F918AE68F61 MacPro7,1

CPU Specifications

Intel Core i9-9980XENameIntel Core i9-7960X
1 Processor, 18 Cores, 36 ThreadsTopology1 Processor, 16 Cores, 32 Threads
GenuineIntel Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4IdentifierGenuineIntel Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
3.00 GHzBase Frequency2.80 GHz
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

128.00 GBSize32.00 GB
3200 MT/sTransfer Rate3000 MT/s
DDR4TypeDDR4

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1121Single-Core Score1122
1486Crypto Score1499
1047Integer Score1055
1221Floating Point Score 1204
1486
2.53 GB/sec
AES-XTS1499
2.56 GB/sec
1115
5.64 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)1169
5.91 MB/sec
1089
51.5 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1088
51.5 Mpixels/sec
1051
2.96 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)1023
2.88 MTE/sec
908
1.07 MElements/sec
HTML5946
1.11 MElements/sec
1003
314.2 Krows/sec
SQLite1011
316.9 Krows/sec
1065
57.8 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1040
56.4 Mpixels/sec
1025
326.5 KB/sec
Text Rendering1047
333.7 KB/sec
1059
8.25 Klines/sec
Clang1061
8.27 Klines/sec
1123
13.0 images/sec
Camera1122
13.0 images/sec
1010
1.26 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1019
1.27 Mpairs/sec
1294
8018.6 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1290
7991.4 FPS
776
42.7 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur781
42.9 Mpixels/sec
1116
8.59 images/sec
Face Detection1126
8.67 images/sec
985
24.3 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection1014
25.0 Mpixels/sec
2063
101.2 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting2148
105.4 Mpixels/sec
1990
27.1 Mpixels/sec
HDR1963
26.7 Mpixels/sec
1460
1.17 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1360
1.09 Mpixels/sec
1025
9.18 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion988
8.85 Kpixels/sec
1026
32.8 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1078
34.4 Words/sec
1285
49.7 images/sec
Machine Learning1079
41.7 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

16327Multi-Core Score13591
13676Crypto Score10555
15343Integer Score13168
18900Floating Point Score 15013
13676
23.3 GB/sec
AES-XTS10555
18.0 GB/sec
19874
100.5 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)18080
91.4 MB/sec
22540
1.07 Gpixels/sec
Image Compression18117
857.1 Mpixels/sec
9673
27.3 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)7230
20.4 MTE/sec
15890
18.7 MElements/sec
HTML512906
15.2 MElements/sec
16624
5.21 Mrows/sec
SQLite14760
4.62 Mrows/sec
10513
570.5 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering10224
554.8 Mpixels/sec
13843
4.31 MB/sec
Text Rendering11153
3.47 MB/sec
17152
133.6 Klines/sec
Clang15993
124.6 Klines/sec
16492
191.2 images/sec
Camera14471
167.7 images/sec
14011
17.5 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics11250
14.1 Mpairs/sec
31896
197607.0 FPS
Rigid Body Physics24327
150716.3 FPS
19174
1.05 Gpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur14604
802.8 Mpixels/sec
23254
179.0 images/sec
Face Detection17888
137.7 images/sec
18180
448.1 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection14303
352.6 Mpixels/sec
26563
1.30 Gpixels/sec
Image Inpainting23232
1.14 Gpixels/sec
31903
434.7 Mpixels/sec
HDR25432
346.5 Mpixels/sec
30382
24.4 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing23196
18.6 Mpixels/sec
17152
153.7 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion13645
122.2 Kpixels/sec
10369
331.5 Words/sec
Speech Recognition8953
286.2 Words/sec
6628
256.1 images/sec
Machine Learning5099
197.0 images/sec