Average Bench: 97.6% (19th of 1122)

Based on 4,031 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00050654, 0F8BFBFF00050654, 0FABFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7800X CPU @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 83%Average: 97.6% Great: 113%
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-7800X averaged just 2.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-7800X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 917Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 1,052Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7800X is 29.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7800X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 120Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 123Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,031 samples)
Min Avg Max
103 SC Int 120 138
108 SC Float 127 146
104 SC Mixed 123 143
98.4% 123 Pts
Min Avg Max
378 QC Int 462 540
409 QC Float 490 570
382 QC Mixed 473 555
108% 475 Pts
Min Avg Max
805 MC Int 917 1,065
916 MC Float 1,052 1,219
858 MC Mixed 998 1,156
148% 989 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 151
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 153
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 594
QC Float 637
QC Mixed 617
140% 616 Pts
MC Int 1,118
MC Float 1294
MC Mixed 1,229
181% 1,214 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 149
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 152
123% 153 Pts
QC Int 588
QC Float 637
QC Mixed 612
139% 612 Pts
MC Int 1,133
MC Float 1,297
MC Mixed 1,234
182% 1,221 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 485
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 962
MC Float 1,096
MC Mixed 1,046
155% 1,035 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 85.4
SC Mixed 122
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 492
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 896
MC Float 1,054
MC Mixed 980
146% 977 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 121
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 489
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 865
MC Float 971
MC Mixed 923
138% 920 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 113
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 490
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 913
MC Float 1,049
MC Mixed 998
147% 986 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 381
86% 377 Pts
MC Int 926
MC Float 1,043
MC Mixed 1,000
148% 990 Pts
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Typical Core i7-7800X Builds (Compare 1,220 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 114%
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Workstation
Workstation 104%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,130

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-7800X X-series Processor (8.25M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ2'17
Processor Numberi7-7800X
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache8.25 MB L3
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0, AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$383.00 - $389.00
Clock Speed3.50 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.00 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 TypesDDR4-2400
Memory Channels4
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes28

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

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

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7 days ago.

Great core for money, preforms very good. Not as good as intel's new cores ( Core i9 is overkill with 18 cores), but does its job terrifically.


Good

2 days ago.

As long as you do not want do create a SLI rig, it is perfect.


Terrible

3 months ago.

Completely outclassed by the 8700k which is cheaper and faster. RIP Skylake-X


Poor

13 months ago.

140$ TPD + Huge Money for Sometimes Less than a R5 1600


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