Intel Core i7 3960X
Default clock: 3300MHz, 130 Watt. Average overclock on air, water, cascade or liquid nitrogen
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CPU overclocking records

World records achieved by overclocking a Intel Core i7 3960X processor. Click on view more to see the complete hall of fame.

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
CPU Frequency Hong Kong 5730.91 mhz (10.8pts) Rankings
PiFast United States 12sec 910ms (6.6pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M Greece 6sec 531ms (13.4pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M United States 5min 57sec 610ms (10.6pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m Greece 2sec 890ms (14pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m Greece 1min 29sec 843ms (11.6pts) Rankings
XTU Brazil 1625 marks (13pts) Rankings
PCMark 2004 18188 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark 2005 Hong Kong 49243 marks (3.8pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage Finland 48215 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark7 United States 7868 marks (2pts) Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 Ukraine 4920 points (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 Australia 16.42 points (9.4pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 Greece 1370 cb (2pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M Ukraine 17sec 645ms (2pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B Ukraine 4min 22sec 35ms (2pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p Italy 25.06 fps (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k Italy 4.94 fps (0pts) Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-25m n/a Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-1b n/a Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-10b n/a Rankings
3DMark11 Physics n/a Rankings
PerformanceTest Israel 7065.9 Marks (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT Prime Italy 6162.96 pps (2pts) Rankings
WinRAR Romania 18343 KB/s (0pts) Rankings
Black Hole Benchmark n/a Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core Italy 25957 points (2pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Italy 4383 points (2pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 1.0 n/a Rankings
PerformanceTest Mobile n/a Rankings
Vellamo Multicore n/a Rankings
HEVC h.265 Decode n/a Rankings
RealBench HWBOT Version Finland 142788 Points (0pts) Rankings
Speedsys n/a Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core n/a Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core n/a Rankings
Testcpu n/a Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 2.0 n/a Rankings

Core i7 3960X used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Aquamark Thailand 403143 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Reference Clock Belgium 168 MHz (2pts) Rankings
AS SSD Benchmark Netherlands 1958 points (0pts) Rankings
Memory Clock United States 1320 MHz (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2000 Netherlands 59586 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2001 SE Finland 98830 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark03 Italy 217448 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark05 Germany 50567 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark06 Thailand 43036 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance Brazil 34920 marks (7.3pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Taiwan 33132 marks (2pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Finland 21820 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance Brazil 84330 marks (4.1pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Finland 1452.2 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Australia 229557 marks (1.5pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Russian Federation 215975 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Read Bandwidth 22421 MByte/sec. (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Russian Federation 227250 marks (0.8pts) Rankings
3DMark - Cloud Gate Finland 46678 marks (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic Preset Russian Federation 8035.22 DX9 Marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver Russian Federation 55143 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme Preset Italy 7547.2 DX11 Marks (5.3pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Korea (republic) 27382 marks (0.6pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p Russian Federation 68258 marks (0.7pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme Finland 20828 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p Russian Federation 62506 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p Russian Federation 44649 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra Russian Federation 9702 marks (2.1pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p Finland 28953 marks (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B Russian Federation 10sec 472ms (1.5pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B United States 17min 57sec 770ms (0pts) Rankings