Average Bench: 101% (10th of 985)

Based on 777 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7740X CPU @ 4.30GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i7-7740X averaged 0.8% 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 145Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 698Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7740X is 23.2%. 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 753Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 792Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 777 samples)
Min Avg Max
129 SC Int 139 154
134 SC Float 145 159
129 SC Mixed 141 156
113% 142 Pts
Min Avg Max
403 QC Int 477 550
436 QC Float 510 582
424 QC Mixed 494 563
112% 494 Pts
Min Avg Max
632 MC Int 698 771
710 MC Float 792 879
673 MC Mixed 753 832
112% 748 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
SC Int 137
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 520
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 555
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 703
MC Float 801
MC Mixed 761
113% 755 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 549
124% 548 Pts
MC Int 708
MC Float 802
MC Mixed 762
113% 757 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 149
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 151
121% 152 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 501
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 751
MC Float 853
MC Mixed 813
120% 806 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 149
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 145
120% 151 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 563
QC Mixed 509
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 840
MC Mixed 744
113% 758 Pts
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 492
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 509
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 793
MC Mixed 753
112% 746 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz
SC Int 146
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 151
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 481
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 757
MC Float 862
MC Mixed 821
122% 813 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 24.1
SC Float 25.4
SC Mixed 24.8
20% 24.8 Pts
QC Int 82.1
QC Float 87.9
QC Mixed 84.6
19% 84.9 Pts
MC Int 118
MC Float 135
MC Mixed 127
19% 127 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,397,866 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 127%
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Desktop 126%
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Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X299 AORUS Gaming 3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,184

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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

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

23 days ago.

nice


Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Terrible

4 months ago.

its retarded


Good

4 days ago.

Stupid CPU


Excellent

21 days ago.

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


Good

4 days ago.

Socket? Wtf


Good

5 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

2 months ago.

CUTE


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