Intel Core i9-10980XE - CPU Performance Tests

3DMark Time Spy CPU Performance

3DMark Firestrike is the widely popular video card benchmark test for Windows that is designed to measure your PC’s gaming performance. While the overall benchmark is great, the utility also provides a good indication of the CPU performance.

3DMark TimeSpy CPU
CPU Score (Higher is Better)
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8000
12000
16000
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24000
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8000
12000
16000
20000
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AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
12.7k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
12.5k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
12.5k
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
12.2k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
11.9k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
11.8k
Intel Core i9-9900KS
11.7k
Intel Core i9-7980XE
11.3k
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
10.1k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
10.1k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
9.5k

Blender

Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation.

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Blender 2.8
Render Time (Lower is Better)
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150
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
92
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
96
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
126
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
127
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
134
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
134
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
140
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
158
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
168
Intel Core i9-9900KS
199

Cinebench R20

Cinebench is a real-world cross-platform test suite that evaluates your computer’s hardware capabilities. Improvements to Cinebench Release 20 reflect the overall advancements to CPU and rendering technology in recent years, providing a more accurate measurement of Cinema 4D’s ability to take advantage of multiple CPU cores and modern processor features available to the average user.

Cinebench R20
Single-Thread
Multi-Thread
0
4000
8000
12000
16000
20000
24000
0
4000
8000
12000
16000
20000
24000
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
430
11.8k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
488
10.5k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
488
10.6k
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
530
9.1k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
476
8.7k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
475
8.7k
Intel Core i9-7980XE
444
7.7k
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
512
7.1k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
400
6.7k
Intel Core i9-9900KS
507
5.3k
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
502
5.1k

Cinebench R15

CINEBENCH is a real-world cross-platform test suite that evaluates your computer’s performance capabilities. CINEBENCH is based on MAXON’s award-winning animation software CINEMA 4D, which is used extensively by studios and production houses worldwide for 3D content creation. MAXON software has been used in blockbuster movies such as Iron Man 3, Oblivion, Life of Pi or Prometheus and many more.

Cinebench R15
Single-Thread
Multi-Thread
0
1000
2000
3000
4000
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6000
0
1000
2000
3000
4000
5000
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
168
5.1k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
216
4.3k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
215
4.3k
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
206
4.1k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
211
4k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
211
3.9k
Intel Core i9-7980XE
194
3.7k
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
208
3.2k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
163
3k
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
205
2.1k
Intel Core i9-9900KS
218
2.1k

Geekbench 5

Geekbench 5, the latest major upgrade to Primate Labs’ easy-to-use cross-platform benchmark, is now available for download. Geekbench 5 allows you to measure your system’s power more accurately than ever before.

Geekbench 5
Single-Thread
Multi-Thread
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4000
8000
12000
16000
20000
24000
0
4000
8000
12000
16000
20000
24000
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
1.4k
16.9k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
1.3k
16.5k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
1.3k
16.5k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
1.2k
15.9k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
1.2k
14.9k
Intel Core i9-7980XE
1.2k
14.9k
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
1.3k
12.4k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
1.1k
12.2k
Intel Core i9-9900KS
1.4k
10.1k
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
1.3k
8.4k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
968
7.1k

HandBrake

HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs.

Handbrake
4K H264 (Higher is Better)
0
20
40
60
80
100
120
0
20
40
60
80
100
120
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
72.2
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
69.2
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
69.2
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
53.5
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
48
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
46.3
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
46.1
Intel Core i9-9900KS
46.2
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
45.4
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
44
Intel Core i9-7980XE
41

PCMark 10

PCMark 10 is a complete PC benchmarking solution for Windows 10. It includes several tests that combine individual workloads covering storage, computation, image and video manipulation, web browsing and gaming. Specifically designed for the full range of PC hardware from netbooks and tablets to notebooks and desktops, PCMark 10 offers complete Windows PC performance testing for home and business use.

PCMark 10
Overall CPU Score (Higher is Better)
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12000
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4000
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8000
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AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
8.1k
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
8k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
8k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
7.9k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
7.9k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
7.7k
Intel Core i9-9900KS
7.5k
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
7.3k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
7.1k
Intel Core i9-7980XE
7k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
6.1k

POV-Ray

The POV-Ray package includes detailed instructions on using the ray-tracer and creating scenes. Many stunning scenes are included with POV-Ray so you can start creating images immediately when you get the package.

POV-Ray 3.7
Multi-Thread Score (Higher is Better)
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0
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8000
12000
16000
20000
24000
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
11.1k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
8.4k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
8.4k
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
8.3k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
8.1k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
8.1k
Intel Core i9-7980XE
7.6k
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
6.7k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
6.5k
Intel Core i9-9900KS
5.7k
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
4.5k

SuperPI

Super PI is used by many overclockers to test the performance and stability of their computers. In the overclocking community, the standard program provides a benchmark for enthusiasts to compare “world record” pi calculation times and demonstrate their overclocking abilities. The program can also be used to test the stability of a certain overclock speed.

SuperPi
Time in Seconds
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12
Intel Core i9-9900KS
7.5
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
7.6
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
7.6
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
7.8
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
7.8
Intel Core i9-7980XE
8
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
9.2
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
9.2
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
9.6
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
10.1
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
10.7

WinRAR

WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompresses RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from the Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.

Winrar 5.8
Speed KB/s (Higher is Better)
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30000
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20000
25000
30000
Intel Core i9-9900KS
29.1k
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
28.4k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
26k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
26.1k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
24.8k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
24.9k
Intel Core i9-7980XE
24.7k
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
23.6k
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
23.4k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
15.2k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
12.3k

7-Zip

7-Zip is free software with open source. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompresses RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from the Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.

7-Zip V19
Single Thread
Multi Thread
0
25418
50836
76254
101672
127090
152508
0
25418
50836
76254
101672
127090
152508
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
7.5k
152.5k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
8k
142.4k
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
7.9k
142.4k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
7.3k
137k
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
7.3k
137k
Intel Core i9-7980XE
7k
125.4k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
6.4k
117.1k
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
7.6k
109.2k
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
5.9k
86.1k
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
7.3k
80k
Intel Core i9-9900KS
8.3k
74.7k

X264 HD Encode Benchmark

This benchmark measures the encoding performance of the processor. It offers a standardized benchmark for the clip as well as the encoder used is uniform.

X264 HD Encode Benchmark
1st Pass (Higher is Better)
2nd Pass (Higher is Better)
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50
100
150
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250
300
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100
150
200
250
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
223.6
181.9
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (MSI X299 Creator)
192.5
123.8
Intel Core i9-10980XE OC (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
192.9
123.7
Intel Core i9-10980XE (MSI X299 Creator)
174.6
106.2
Intel Core i9-10980XE (ASRock X299 Taichi CLX)
175.8
105.2
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
172.4
102.4
Intel Core i9-9900KS
167.6
99.2
Intel Core i9-7980XE
162.3
96.6
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
124.5
96.2
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
154.7
90.5
Wccftech Rating

The ASRock X299 Taichi CLX is the third and last revision to ASRock's X299 Taichi family and its the best one yet. Offering modern aesthetics, the latest feature set which includes USB 3.2 Gen 2 / Gen 1, 2.5GbE LAN, 10 SATA ports, lots of expansion options and a solid VRM which offers up to 720A to the 10th Gen X-series processors, the X299 Taichi CLX is a worthy option to consider if you're building an Intel HEDT setup for yourself.

Pros
  • Modern aesthetics and design on 3rd Taichi X299 revision
  • Solid 13 Phase Digi Power PWM Design
  • Excellent Overclocking Capabilities
  • Proper XXL Aluminum heatsinks placed over PWM system
  • Good Cooling Design With heatpipe implementation
  • Dual 8 Pin power connectors for the CPU Socket
  • Dual LAN ports including 2.5GbE connectivity
  • Wireless module for WIFI 6 and Bluetooth 5.0
  • Dual x16 PCIe slots when running a 48/44 Lane CPU
  • Triple M.2 Slots
  • 10 SATA Ports
  • Metal Shielded PCIe slots
  • Dual USB 3.2 Gen 2 Ports
  • Lots of USB 3.2 Gen 1 Ports
  • Purity Sound 4 Audio System
  • Subtle and not too flashy RGB LEDs
Cons
  • Very high price ($399.99 US)
  • Not the most optimized Software Stack
  • M.2 slots share lanes with PCIe slots
  • Intel's 10th Gen X-series not that impressive

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