Leaked Geekbench scores of upcoming Intel i9 7960x, Impressive numbers from this Intel upcoming 16-core chip will go against head to head with AMD ThreadRipper flagship 1950x 16-core proccessor. It will have an MSRP of $1699.
This proccessor scores 5238 on single-core and 33672 in multi-core. Clocked at 2.5GHz and tested on Asus Prime x299 deluxe motherboard. The benchmark was conducted on the 21st of July, 2017, 2 days ago. it has 22.5MB L3 Cache, 16MB L2 Cache. Base Clock 2.5GHz.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X vs Intel Core i9-7900X Performance Tests
In terms of performance TR scored 4074 in single core and 26768 in multicore which is lower than Intel 16-core. But keep in mind these tests are from engineering sample CPU which is still in development. Motherboard bios updates and tweak can improve scores. This threadripper is clocked at 3.4GHz and specs wise its looking better and its about 600$ cheaper than Intel 16-core CPU.