Intel Core i7 3970X
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Default clock: 3500MHz, 130 Watt. Average overclock on air, water, cascade or liquid nitrogen
Hardware index based on 4,078 submissions (performance relative to fastest system, more info).
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CPU overclocking records

World records achieved by overclocking a Intel Core i7 3970X processor. Click on view more to see the complete hall of fame.

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
CPU Frequency Russian Federation 5700.06 mhz (4.8pts) Rankings
PiFast Russian Federation 13sec 240ms (2pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M Estonia 6sec 704ms (4.8pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M France 6min 4sec 875ms (2pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m United States 3sec 15ms (5pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m United States 1min 31sec 219ms (5.2pts) Rankings
XTU United States 1646 marks (7.8pts) Rankings
PCMark 2004 Italy 17765 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark 2005 Brazil 44785 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage Brazil 34059 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark7 6938 marks (2pts) Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 France 5215 points (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 United States 16.56 points (5.8pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 Brazil 1395 cb (2pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M United States 15sec 822ms (2pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B United States 3min 52sec 228ms (2pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p Netherlands 26.67 fps (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k 2.94 fps (0pts) Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-25m Bulgaria 2sec 685ms (0pts) Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-1b Bulgaria 3min 3sec 194ms (0pts) Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-10b n/a Rankings
3DMark11 Physics Bulgaria 13701 Points (0pts) Rankings
PerformanceTest Italy 7133.8 Marks (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT Prime United States 6161.96 pps (2pts) Rankings
WinRAR Bulgaria 20463 KB/s (0pts) Rankings
Black Hole Benchmark Italy 22880 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core United States 27519 points (2pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Italy 4386 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 Bulgaria 1503.54 marks (0pts) Rankings
RealBench HWBOT Version 108618 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 3970X used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Aquamark Bulgaria 404113 marks (1.5pts) Rankings
Reference Clock 135.37 MHz (0.5pts) Rankings
AS SSD Benchmark Brazil 2405 points (0pts) Rankings
Memory Clock Canada 1346.7 MHz (0pts) Rankings
3DMark 99 Max Italy 48484 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2000 Italy 57925 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2001 SE United States 92275 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark03 United States 202727 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark05 United States 50075 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark06 Serbia 42822 marks (3.1pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance Taiwan 37263 marks (1pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Taiwan 36658 marks (1pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Taiwan 22076 marks (1pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance United States 80413 marks (2.7pts) Rankings
MaxxMem 1517.9 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm China 225207 marks (5pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Canada 215378 marks (0pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Read Bandwidth 22421 MByte/sec. (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Italy 213949 marks (1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Cloud Gate Canada 45534 marks (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic Preset 7843.18 DX9 Marks (3.6pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver Australia 52656 marks (0.8pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme Preset United States 7302.44 DX11 Marks (4.5pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Brazil 25783 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p Canada 53424 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme Netherlands 18484 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p Brazil 48408 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p Italy 34223 marks (1.5pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p Canada 22602 marks (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B 12sec 678ms (0.5pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B United States 17min 42sec 983ms (5.9pts) Rankings
Anvils SSD Benchmark - 32GB Italy 14858.81 points (0pts) Rankings
AIDA64 - Memory Read 44583 MB/s (0pts) Rankings