Average Bench: 107% (9th of 1110)

Based on 4,836 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00050654, 0F8BFBFF00050654, , 1FABFBFF00050654, 1F8BFBFF00050654 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]


Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i7-7820X averaged 7.0% 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.


Multi Core Integer Speed 1,240Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 1,422Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7820X is 30.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7820X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Single Core Integer Speed 128Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 130Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 4,836 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 SC Int 128 145
119 SC Float 133 150
113 SC Mixed 130 147
104% 130 Pts
Min Avg Max
408 QC Int 491 576
445 QC Float 514 598
415 QC Mixed 501 588
114% 502 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,108 MC Int 1,240 1,434
1,265 MC Float 1,422 1,648
1,203 MC Mixed 1,347 1,552
200% 1,337 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 503
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 1,210
MC Float 1,422
MC Mixed 1,326
197% 1,320 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 127
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 500
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 1,248
MC Float 1,412
MC Mixed 1,348
200% 1,336 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 509
QC Mixed 495
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 1,203
MC Float 1,349
MC Mixed 1,251
190% 1,268 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 122
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 116
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 469
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 1,186
MC Float 1,389
MC Mixed 1,292
193% 1,289 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 45.6
SC Float 47.7
SC Mixed 46.9
37% 46.7 Pts
QC Int 179
QC Float 199
QC Mixed 188
43% 189 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 974
MC Mixed 1,132
136% 920 Pts
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Typical Core i7-7820X Builds (Compare 1,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 130%
Desktop 131%
Workstation 130%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING - $319

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,787

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DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-7820X X-series Processor (11M Cache, up to 4.30 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ2'17
Processor Numberi7-7820X
# of Cores8
# of Threads16
Cache11 MB L3
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0, AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$589.00 - $599.00
Clock Speed3.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.30 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP140 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X
Product BriefLink


Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels4
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes28

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechYes
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes


Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes


Skylake-X processor....

Added 12 months ago.

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2 days ago.

Ive been using it for about 8 Months now and it hasn't let me down, great processor. I have it running at 4.6GHz using a corsair h110i v2 in a phanteks enthoo evolv case using corsair ml fans, 2 120mm on the AIO and 3 1400mm for case exhaust and under full load temps stay in the mid 70s celsius. and low 30s high 20s under idle depending on room temperature.


1 month ago.

Looking forward to getting my hands on this one!


14 days ago.

Mükemmelden çok öte bir işlemci, Render için Render


25 days ago.

Price is high, but multiple cores are great.


28 days ago.

fails when there is heavy load


1 month ago.

Not the ideal price/perf, but gets both gaming and work done with room to spare, make sure to use 3600Mhz Memory and OC your mesh to 3,2Ghz


11 months ago.


9 months ago.

una mierda sobrevaluada y pila de caliente


10 months ago.

wait for threadripper, better deal


8 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


9 months ago.

Wait for Coffee Lake.


6 months ago.

best for 2k not 4k

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