Intel Core i9-7960X 16-Core Processor Review

Comparison & Value
We know that if you are looking at a chip like this, with its price tag ($1699) you are going to be using applications that take advantage of all cores. So how much better is this chip than the $999 Core i9-7900X, which is a 10-core processor. So we’ve tested three applications that take advantage of all cores and show you the performance difference.

sandra diff

pov diff

cine diff

Looking at these results we can see that we are averaging around a 35% performance increase with the biggest being 37.15% in Cinebench. So those six extra cores are giving you a 35% performance boost.

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