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 4,256 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 (15.1pts) Rankings
PiFast Russian Federation 13sec 240ms (11.4pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M Estonia 6sec 704ms (19.7pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M France 6min 4sec 875ms (20.1pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m France 3sec 46ms (21.6pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m United States 1min 31sec 219ms (0.2pts) Rankings
XTU United States 1646 marks (0pts) Rankings
PCMark04 Italy 17765 marks (2.5pts) Rankings
PCMark05 Brazil 44785 marks (0pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage Brazil 34059 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark 7 6938 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark10 n/a Rankings
PCMark10 Express n/a Rankings
PCMark10 Extended n/a Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 5476 points (2.5pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 1.0 n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 United States 16.56 points (22pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 2.0 n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R15 Netherlands 1458 cb (0.2pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 100M n/a Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M United States 15sec 822ms (2.5pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 1B n/a Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B 4min 15sec 902ms (1.9pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p Netherlands 35.682 fps (0.2pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k Netherlands 8.47 fps (3.1pts) 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
System Stability Tester 32M Pi n/a Rankings
HWBOT Prime United States 6161.96 pps (0pts) Rankings
WinRAR Bulgaria 20463 KB/s (0pts) Rankings
shzo n/a Rankings
BlackBerry KeyOne n/a Rankings
Cinebench R15 Extreme n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R20 n/a Rankings
BRENNAN n/a Rankings
Black Hole Benchmark Italy 22880 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core Netherlands 28996 points (2.5pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Germany 4460 points (0pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M with BenchMate n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R20 with BenchMate n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 with BenchMate n/a Rankings
SuperPi - 32M with BenchMate n/a 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 n/a Rankings
7-Zip n/a Rankings
PiFast with BenchMate n/a Rankings
wPrime - 32m with BenchMate n/a Rankings
wPrime - 1024m with BenchMate n/a 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 Bulgaria 1503.54 marks (0pts) Rankings
RealBench HWBOT Version 108618 Points (0pts) Rankings
Speedsys n/a Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core 5200 points (2.5pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core Germany 25174 points (0pts) Rankings
Testcpu Liechtenstein 3663 marks (0pts) Rankings
Parallel PI n/a Rankings

Core i7 3970X used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Aquamark Bulgaria 404113 marks (2pts) Rankings
Reference Frequency 135.37 MHz (0.5pts) Rankings
AS SSD Brazil 2405 points (0pts) Rankings
Memory Frequency 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 (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark03 United States 202727 marks (0.6pts) Rankings
3DMark05 United States 50075 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark06 Poland 47098 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance Taiwan 37263 marks (3.3pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Taiwan 36658 marks (0.9pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Taiwan 22076 marks (0.9pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance Poland 94454 marks (0pts) Rankings
MaxxMem 1517.9 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm China 225207 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Canada 215378 marks (0pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Read Bandwidth Finland 26290 MByte/sec. (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Italy 213949 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Cloud Gate Canada 45534 marks (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic 7843.18 DX9 Marks (13.1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver Australia 52656 marks (1.2pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme United States 7302.44 DX11 Marks (8.6pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 1080P Xtreme Poland 10277 Points (1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Brazil 25783 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p Finland 54969 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme Netherlands 18484 marks (2.1pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p Brazil 48408 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p Italy 34223 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra Finland 7708 marks (21.3pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p Canada 22602 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 4K Finland 9408 marks (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B Finland 9sec 511ms (24.6pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Finland 9033 marks (2.9pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Extreme Finland 4280 marks (0.9pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B Finland 10min 21sec 990ms (12pts) Rankings
Anvils SSD - 32GB Italy 14858.81 points (0pts) Rankings
AIDA64 - Memory Read 44583 MB/s (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Compute Liechtenstein 145891 points (0pts) Rankings