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
3DMark CPU PROFILE MAX France 3275 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark CPU PROFILE 1 THREAD Canada 488 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark11 Physics United States 17616 Points (0pts) Rankings
7-Zip United States 56562 MIPS (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 5672 cb (15pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 Australia 16.42 cb (35pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 with BenchMate Canada 15.38 CB (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 Italy 1432 cb (35pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 with BenchMate Canada 1392 cb (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R20 Canada 2890 cb (6pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R20 with BenchMate Canada 2830 cb (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R23 Multi Core with BenchMate Canada 7349 cb (6pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R23 Single Core with BenchMate Canada 980 cb (6pts) Rankings
CPU Frequency Hong Kong 5730.91 MHz (35pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core Belgium 27909 points (15pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Switzerland 5865 points (15pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core Canada 26873 points (6pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core 5332 points (15pts) Rankings
Geekbench5 - Multi Core Canada 6851 points (6pts) Rankings
Geekbench5 - Single Core Canada 1113 points (6pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M Italy 14sec 983ms (15pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B Italy 3min 41sec 291ms (15pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 100M United States 15sec 567ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 1B United States 5min 37sec 967ms (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Extreme (CPU) n/a Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p Italy 35.11 fps (15pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k Italy 8.304 fps (15pts) Rankings
PCMark 7 United States 7868 marks (15pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage Finland 48215 marks (15pts) Rankings
PCMark04 18188 marks (6pts) Rankings
PCMark10 n/a Rankings
PCMark10 Express n/a Rankings
PCMark10 Extended n/a Rankings
PerformanceTest Mobile n/a Rankings
PiFast United States 12sec 910ms (35pts) Rankings
PiFast with BenchMate Canada 13sec 990ms (0pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M Greece 6sec 531ms (50pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M with BenchMate Canada 7sec 89ms (0pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M 5min 56sec 687ms (35pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M with BenchMate United States 6min 29sec 425ms (0pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m Greece 1min 29sec 843ms (35pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m with BenchMate Canada 1min 39sec 124ms (0pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m Greece 2sec 890ms (50pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m with BenchMate Canada 3sec 589ms (0pts) Rankings
XTU Brazil 1625 marks (0pts) Rankings
XTU 2.0 n/a Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-10b France 32min 57sec 957ms (6pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-1b Canada 2min 7sec 27ms (6pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-2.5b Canada 6min 0sec 307ms (6pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-25m Canada 1sec 626ms (0pts) Rankings

Core i7 3960X used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
3DMark - Cloud Gate Finland 46678 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Korea (republic) 27382 marks (2.6pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme Finland 20828 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra Russian Federation 9702 marks (14.6pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Australia 229557 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Russian Federation 215975 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Russian Federation 227250 marks (0pts) Rankings
PYPrime - 2b with BenchMate France 14sec 698ms (27pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver Russian Federation 55143 marks (12pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Canada 9965 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Extreme Belgium 4363 marks (9.8pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Extreme Canada 35924 marks (3pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance Brazil 84330 marks (18pts) Rankings
3DMark03 Italy 217448 marks (12.4pts) Rankings
3DMark05 Canada 51692 marks (14.2pts) Rankings
3DMark06 Thailand 43036 marks (2.8pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Taiwan 33132 marks (6pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Finland 21820 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance Brazil 34920 marks (23pts) Rankings
3DMark2000 Netherlands 59586 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2001 SE United States 99034 marks (11.7pts) Rankings
Aquamark Canada 409227 marks (4pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p Russian Federation 44649 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p Finland 28953 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 4K United States 4417 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p Russian Federation 68258 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p Russian Federation 62506 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Compute Brazil 106772 points (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B Canada 10sec 424ms (4pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B United States 17min 57sec 770ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 - 1B United States 1min 29sec 408ms (4pts) Rankings
Memory Frequency United States 1320 MHz (0pts) Rankings
Reference Frequency Belgium 168 MHz (6pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic Russian Federation 8035.22 DX9 Marks (18.2pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme Italy 7547.2 DX11 Marks (27pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 1080P Xtreme Poland 5152 points (3pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 8K Optimized United States 1048 points (0pts) Rankings
VRMark - Blue Room Poland 1876 marks (6pts) Rankings
VRMark - Cyan Room United States 3628 marks (5pts) Rankings
VRMark - Orange Room Poland 8037 marks (6pts) Rankings