Average Bench: 106% (10th of 1122)

Based on 7,768 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]

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Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i7-7820X averaged 6.3% 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 1,237Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 1,421Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7820X is 29.5%. 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 124Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 128Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,768 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 SC Int 124 142
108 SC Float 131 150
110 SC Mixed 128 146
102% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
409 QC Int 484 563
426 QC Float 513 593
425 QC Mixed 499 581
113% 498 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,073 MC Int 1,237 1,436
1,247 MC Float 1,421 1,647
1,188 MC Mixed 1,345 1,555
199% 1,334 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 127
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 482
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 1,227
MC Float 1,384
MC Mixed 1,322
196% 1,311 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 124
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 493
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 1,232
MC Float 1,406
MC Mixed 1,336
198% 1,325 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 133
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 117
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 503
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 1,246
MC Float 1413
MC Mixed 1,349
200% 1,336 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 119
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 495
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 1,210
MC Float 1402
MC Mixed 1,312
195% 1308 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $600 @ launch in Jun '17
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Typical Core i7-7820X Builds (Compare 1,941 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
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Desktop
Desktop 127%
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Workstation
Workstation 128%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $1,580

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 Specifications

Essentials

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

Memory

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

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes

 Comments

Skylake-X processor...

Added 14 months ago.

Terrible

1 month ago.

had one of these for a little while and it's very good for gaming as well as working


Terrible

2 months ago.

Mükemmelden çok öte bir işlemci, Render için Render


Poor

1 month ago.

CPU runs all my gaming and process needs on my gaming pc without even getting anywhere relatively close to its maximum heat


Good

2 months ago.

Price is high, but multiple cores are great.


Good

3 months ago.

fails when there is heavy load


Excellent

27 days 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


Good

13 months ago.


Terrible

11 months ago.

una mierda sobrevaluada y pila de caliente


Poor

12 months ago.

wait for threadripper, better deal


Terrible

10 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

12 months ago.

Wait for Coffee Lake.


Excellent

8 months ago.

best for 2k not 4k


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