Average Bench: 100% (12th of 980)

Based on 456 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7740X CPU @ 4.30GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i7-7740X averaged 0.4% higher 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 144Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 696Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7740X is 22.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7740X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 751Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 789Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 456 samples)
Min Avg Max
127 SC Int 138 153
134 SC Float 144 160
128 SC Mixed 141 156
113% 141 Pts
Min Avg Max
396 QC Int 476 551
436 QC Float 509 582
422 QC Mixed 492 568
112% 493 Pts
Min Avg Max
631 MC Int 696 774
709 MC Float 789 881
671 MC Mixed 751 839
111% 745 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 548
QC Float 568
QC Mixed 563
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 706
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 761
113% 756 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 147
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 544
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 737
MC Float 838
MC Mixed 798
118% 791 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 145
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 153
121% 152 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 511
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 729
MC Float 854
MC Mixed 814
119% 799 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 146
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 148
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 485
109% 483 Pts
MC Int 706
MC Float 801
MC Mixed 796
115% 768 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 144
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 149
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 480
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 746
MC Float 840
MC Mixed 803
119% 796 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 137
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 482
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 797
MC Mixed 753
112% 750 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 474
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 601
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 744
106% 708 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 137
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 467
108% 479 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 804
MC Mixed 699
110% 736 Pts
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Desktop 130%
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Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X299 AORUS Gaming 3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $1,259

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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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Good

2 months ago.

new single core champion. Crazy overclock capable.


Excellent

1 month ago.

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


Terrible

1 month ago.

its retarded


Excellent

3 months ago.

Stupid CPU


Terrible

4 months ago.

Socket? Wtf


Good

2 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.


Excellent

1 day ago.

CUTE


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