Average Bench: 108% (3rd of 971)

Based on 1,008 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7820X CPU @ 3.60GHz

The I7-7820X is the second of three new Skylake-X HEDT (high end desktop processors) released by Intel as part of their core X series (the others being the flagship 10-core i9-7900X and the 6-core i7-7800X). The 7820X is an 8-core, 16-thread CPU which will amply satisfy all but the heaviest of multi-threaded use cases. The 7820X requires a relatively expensive X299 (Basin Falls) motherboard, which costs upwards of $250. The 7820X is listed at $599 which is about $200 more than AMD's current flagship 8-core, 16 thread Ryzen 7 1800X. In addition to better IPC, the 7820X is higher clocked with base and max boost clocks of 3.6/4.5 GHz respectively, compared to 3.6G/4.0 GHz for the Ryzen 7 1800X. The additional $200 (50%) buys you around 20% more performance in both single and multi core workloads. Intel have also released several Kabylake-X HEDT CPUs: the 4-thread i5-7640X and the 8-thread i7-7740X and will shortly release of even higher spec Skylake-X processors. It's probably wise to hold off purchasing until the eagerly anticipated 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen Threadripper CPUs are launched later this month. [Jul '17 CPUPro]

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Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i7-7820X averaged 7.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-7820X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 1,275Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 1,446Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7820X is 29.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7820X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 126Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 130Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,008 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 SC Int 126 141
115 SC Float 133 150
111 SC Mixed 130 146
104% 130 Pts
Min Avg Max
411 QC Int 491 566
421 QC Float 516 598
424 QC Mixed 503 582
114% 503 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,116 MC Int 1,275 1,441
1,269 MC Float 1,446 1,644
1,206 MC Mixed 1,378 1,571
204% 1,366 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 139
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 146
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 548
QC Float 587
QC Mixed 572
129% 569 Pts
MC Int 1,428
MC Float 1,597
MC Mixed 1,544
228% 1,523 Pts
, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 143
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 545
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 559
126% 554 Pts
MC Int 1,365
MC Float 1,496
MC Mixed 1,416
213% 1,425 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 126
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 509
QC Mixed 499
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 1,238
MC Float 1,392
MC Mixed 1,324
197% 1,318 Pts
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Typical Core i7-7820X Builds (Compare 335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
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Desktop 128%
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Workstation
Workstation 128%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,457

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 Comments

Skylake-X processor....

Added 3 months ago.

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3 days ago.

greatest price and enough render


Excellent

25 days ago.

Looking forward to getting my hands on this one!


Excellent

17 hrs ago.

nice


Good

2 months ago.


Excellent

17 days ago.

Intel is the best.


Terrible

5 days ago.

una mierda sobrevaluada y pila de caliente


Poor

1 month ago.

wait for threadripper, better deal


Good

1 month ago.

Wait for Coffee Lake.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Almost similar Single-Core performance as the i7-7700k, but nearly double the Multi-Core performance. Although expensive, but affordable for entry-mid level content creation and 7700k-performance gaming.


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