Average Bench: 98.5% (17th of 1128)

Based on 1,490 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7740X CPU @ 4.30GHz
Poor: 88%Average: 98.5% Great: 112%
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-7740X averaged just 1.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-7740X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 141Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 683Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7740X is 24.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7740X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Integer Speed 464Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 739Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,490 samples)
Min Avg Max
120 SC Int 135 151
116 SC Float 141 159
123 SC Mixed 138 154
110% 138 Pts
Min Avg Max
389 QC Int 464 553
417 QC Float 498 590
408 QC Mixed 483 566
109% 482 Pts
Min Avg Max
601 MC Int 683 762
684 MC Float 780 872
658 MC Mixed 739 828
110% 734 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 143
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 147
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 511
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 713
MC Float 824
MC Mixed 770
115% 769 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 136
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 506
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 731
110% 738 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 133
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 465
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 755
112% 749 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 134
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 461
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 785
MC Mixed 734
110% 733 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 132
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 138
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 447
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 630
MC Float 720
MC Mixed 702
102% 684 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 133
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 431
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 747
110% 737 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 38.3
SC Float 46.1
SC Mixed 50.9
36% 45.1 Pts
QC Int 135
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 148
33% 144 Pts
MC Int 184
MC Float 250
MC Mixed 212
32% 216 Pts
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Typical Core i7-7740X Builds (Compare 1,410 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 119%
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Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 165% - Outstanding Total price: $527

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-7740X X-series Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.50 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ2'17
Processor Numberi7-7740X
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$339.00 - $350.00
Clock Speed4.30 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.50 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP112 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsNone

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

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

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

 Comments

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Excellent

12 months ago.

para ser de gama extrema le faltan núcleos y solo soporta 64 gigas de ram,alto precio para lo que es


Excellent

8 months ago.

Es el mejor procesador de cuatro núcleos que se haya fabricado hasta la fecha 2018/01/27


Good

13 months ago.

Probably one of the worst possible solutions for anyone building a PC. It's rather expensive, offers practically no performance over the i7 7700K while equally priced Ryzen 7 1700 beats it almost everywhere, including in some games.


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