Average Bench: 99.6% (15th of 985)

Based on 2,533 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00050654, 0F8BFBFF00050654, 0FABFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7800X CPU @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 86%Average: 99.6% Great: 112%
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-7800X averaged just 0.3% 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 927Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 1,056Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7800X is 26.4%. 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 123Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 125Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,533 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 SC Int 123 140
111 SC Float 127 143
109 SC Mixed 125 142
100% 125 Pts
Min Avg Max
390 QC Int 476 543
426 QC Float 499 565
402 QC Mixed 486 553
110% 487 Pts
Min Avg Max
809 MC Int 927 1,061
914 MC Float 1,056 1,204
877 MC Mixed 1,004 1,148
149% 996 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 141
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 142
115% 143 Pts
QC Int 564
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 571
128% 563 Pts
MC Int 1,063
MC Float 1,216
MC Mixed 1,157
171% 1,145 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 521
121% 535 Pts
MC Int 1,020
MC Float 1,152
MC Mixed 1,100
163% 1,091 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 517
QC Mixed 512
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 943
MC Float 1,079
MC Mixed 1,019
152% 1,014 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 126
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 492
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 501
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 918
MC Float 1059
MC Mixed 1,013
149% 997 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 126
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 492
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 501
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 927
MC Float 1,070
MC Mixed 1,004
150% 1,000 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 119
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 126
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 500
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 930
MC Float 1,068
MC Mixed 1,008
150% 1,002 Pts
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Typical Core i7-7800X Builds (Compare 1,089 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
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Desktop
Desktop 121%
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Workstation
Workstation 110%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING - $320

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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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14 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.


Excellent

3 days ago.

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


Poor

6 months ago.

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


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