Intel Core i9-9980XE vs Intel Core i9-9960X

What is the difference between Intel Core i9-9980XE and Intel Core i9-9960X. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1127Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1107
15294Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score14226
32390PassMark CPU Mark Rating31264
2570PassMark Single Thread Rating2649
115313DMark Time Spy Physics Score12946

Processor Specs

Intel Core i9-9980XEProcessorIntel Core i9-9960X
3000 MHzFrequency3100 MHz
4400 MHzMaximum Frequency4400 MHz
18Cores16
36Threads32
165 WTDP165 W
SkylakeCodenameSkylake
Socket 2066 LGAPackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1121Single-Core Score1096
16327Multi-Core Score13652
Geekbench 5.4.1 Tryout for macOS x86 (64-bit)BenchmarkGeekbench 5.2.5 Tryout for Windows x86 (64-bit)

System Information

macOS 10.15.7 (Build 19H2)Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)
iMacPro1,1ModelSystem manufacturer System Product Name
iMacPro1,1Model ID
Apple Inc. Mac-7BA5B2D9E42DDD94 1.0MotherboardASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. PRIME X299-DELUXE
Power PlanHigh performance

CPU Specifications

Intel Core i9-9980XENameIntel Core i9-9960X
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 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

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

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1121Single-Core Score1096
1486Crypto Score1574
1047Integer Score1018
1221Floating Point Score 1186
1486
2.53 GB/sec
AES-XTS1574
2.68 GB/sec
1115
5.64 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)950
4.81 MB/sec
1089
51.5 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1220
57.7 Mpixels/sec
1051
2.96 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)895
2.52 MTE/sec
908
1.07 MElements/sec
HTML5938
1.10 MElements/sec
1003
314.2 Krows/sec
SQLite968
303.2 Krows/sec
1065
57.8 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1102
59.8 Mpixels/sec
1025
326.5 KB/sec
Text Rendering1033
329.3 KB/sec
1059
8.25 Klines/sec
Clang1113
8.67 Klines/sec
1123
13.0 images/sec
Camera987
11.4 images/sec
1010
1.26 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1030
1.29 Mpairs/sec
1294
8018.6 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1145
7091.2 FPS
776
42.7 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur775
42.6 Mpixels/sec
1116
8.59 images/sec
Face Detection1073
8.26 images/sec
985
24.3 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection997
24.6 Mpixels/sec
2063
101.2 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting1863
91.4 Mpixels/sec
1990
27.1 Mpixels/sec
HDR2163
29.5 Mpixels/sec
1460
1.17 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1417
1.14 Mpixels/sec
1025
9.18 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion1011
9.05 Kpixels/sec
1026
32.8 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1013
32.4 Words/sec
1285
49.7 images/sec
Machine Learning1147
44.3 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

16327Multi-Core Score13652
13676Crypto Score10985
15343Integer Score13256
18900Floating Point Score 14954
13676
23.3 GB/sec
AES-XTS10985
18.7 GB/sec
19874
100.5 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)15597
78.9 MB/sec
22540
1.07 Gpixels/sec
Image Compression18556
877.8 Mpixels/sec
9673
27.3 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)7324
20.7 MTE/sec
15890
18.7 MElements/sec
HTML512518
14.7 MElements/sec
16624
5.21 Mrows/sec
SQLite13650
4.28 Mrows/sec
10513
570.5 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering14855
806.2 Mpixels/sec
13843
4.31 MB/sec
Text Rendering11726
3.65 MB/sec
17152
133.6 Klines/sec
Clang16046
125.0 Klines/sec
16492
191.2 images/sec
Camera12487
144.7 images/sec
14011
17.5 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics12242
15.3 Mpairs/sec
31896
197607.0 FPS
Rigid Body Physics20054
124244.4 FPS
19174
1.05 Gpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur14541
799.3 Mpixels/sec
23254
179.0 images/sec
Face Detection15004
115.5 images/sec
18180
448.1 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection14999
369.7 Mpixels/sec
26563
1.30 Gpixels/sec
Image Inpainting21108
1.04 Gpixels/sec
31903
434.7 Mpixels/sec
HDR30571
416.6 Mpixels/sec
30382
24.4 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing22416
18.0 Mpixels/sec
17152
153.7 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion15131
135.6 Kpixels/sec
10369
331.5 Words/sec
Speech Recognition9097
290.8 Words/sec
6628
256.1 images/sec
Machine Learning5228
202.0 images/sec