Intel Core i7 3960X
Default clock: 3300MHz, 130 Watt. Average overclock on air, water, cascade or liquid nitrogen
Hardware index based on 6,647 submissions (performance relative to fastest system, more info).
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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 (24.1pts) Rankings
PiFast United States 12sec 910ms (18.9pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M Greece 6sec 531ms (35.2pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M 5min 56sec 687ms (38.9pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m Greece 2sec 890ms (35.9pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m Greece 1min 29sec 843ms (33.6pts) Rankings
XTU Brazil 1625 marks (0pts) Rankings
PCMark04 18188 marks (2.5pts) Rankings
PCMark05 Hong Kong 49243 marks (0pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage Finland 48215 marks (10.9pts) Rankings
PCMark 7 United States 7868 marks (10.5pts) Rankings
PCMark10 n/a Rankings
PCMark10 Express n/a Rankings
PCMark10 Extended n/a Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 5672 points (3.5pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 1.0 n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 Australia 16.42 points (30.8pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 2.0 n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R15 Italy 1432 cb (20.5pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 100M Belgium 16sec 768ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M Italy 14sec 983ms (2.5pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 1B n/a Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B Italy 3min 41sec 291ms (3.1pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p Italy 35.11 fps (2.9pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k Italy 8.304 fps (4.4pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-25m Canada 1sec 626ms (0pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-1b n/a Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-10b France 32min 57sec 957ms (0pts) Rankings
3DMark11 Physics Canada 15377 Points (0pts) Rankings
PerformanceTest Israel 7065.9 Marks (0pts) Rankings
System Stability Tester 32M Pi n/a Rankings
HWBOT Prime 6266.5 pps (0pts) Rankings
WinRAR Romania 18343 KB/s (0pts) Rankings
shzo n/a Rankings
BlackBerry KeyOne n/a Rankings
Cinebench R15 Extreme Canada 354 CB (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R20 Canada 2890 marks (0pts) Rankings
BRENNAN n/a Rankings
Black Hole Benchmark Canada 24184 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core Belgium 27909 points (2.5pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Switzerland 5865 points (2.9pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M with BenchMate Canada 7sec 89ms (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R20 with BenchMate Canada 2830 pts (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 with BenchMate Canada 15.38 pts (0pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M with BenchMate Canada 6min 32sec 673ms (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core with BenchMate n/a Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core with BenchMate n/a Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core with BenchMate n/a Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core with BenchMate n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R15 with BenchMate Canada 1392 cb (0pts) Rankings
7-Zip Canada 55288 MIPS (0pts) Rankings
PiFast with BenchMate Canada 13sec 990ms (0pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m with BenchMate Canada 3sec 589ms (0pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m with BenchMate Canada 1min 39sec 124ms (0pts) Rankings
PerformanceTest Mobile n/a Rankings
HWBOT Prime 30min n/a Rankings
106857280512383915478 n/a Rankings
[KRIEG] MathBenchmark GUI n/a Rankings
Vellamo Multicore n/a Rankings
HEVC h.265 Decode Canada 1389.39 marks (0pts) Rankings
RealBench HWBOT Version Finland 142788 Points (0pts) Rankings
PYPrime n/a Rankings
Speedsys n/a Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core 5332 points (2.5pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core Canada 26873 points (2.5pts) Rankings
Testcpu n/a Rankings
Parallel PI Canada 13sec 833ms (0pts) Rankings

Core i7 3960X used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Aquamark Canada 409227 marks (1.1pts) Rankings
Reference Frequency Belgium 168 MHz (2.5pts) Rankings
AS SSD Netherlands 1958 points (0pts) Rankings
Memory Frequency United States 1320 MHz (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2000 Netherlands 59586 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2001 SE Finland 98830 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark03 Italy 217448 marks (0.6pts) Rankings
3DMark05 Germany 50567 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark06 Thailand 43036 marks (1.9pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance Brazil 34920 marks (19.4pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Taiwan 33132 marks (2.5pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Finland 21820 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance Brazil 84330 marks (10.5pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Finland 1452.2 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Australia 229557 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Russian Federation 215975 marks (0pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Read Bandwidth 22421 MByte/sec. (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Russian Federation 227250 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Cloud Gate Finland 46678 marks (0pts) Rankings
VRMark - Orange Room Poland 8037 marks (1.9pts) Rankings
VRMark - Cyan Room United States 3628 marks (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic Russian Federation 8035.22 DX9 Marks (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver Russian Federation 55143 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
VRMark - Blue Room Poland 1876 marks (2.5pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme Italy 7547.2 DX11 Marks (11.4pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 1080P Xtreme 6240 Points (2.5pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Korea (republic) 27382 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p Russian Federation 68258 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme Finland 20828 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p Russian Federation 62506 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p Russian Federation 44649 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra Russian Federation 9702 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p Finland 28953 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 4K United States 4417 marks (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B Canada 10sec 424ms (1.9pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Canada 9965 marks (1.1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Extreme Belgium 4363 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B United States 17min 57sec 770ms (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 8K Optimized United States 1048 Points (0pts) Rankings
AIDA64 - Memory Read Russian Federation 64898 MB/s (0pts) Rankings
GFXBench - 1080p Manhattan Offscreen Canada 22889.8 Frames (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Compute Brazil 106772 points (0pts) Rankings