Average Bench: 100% (11th of 1104)

Based on 1,042 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
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 509Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7740X is 25%. 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 748Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 789Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,042 samples)
Min Avg Max
125 SC Int 138 153
132 SC Float 144 159
128 SC Mixed 141 156
113% 141 Pts
Min Avg Max
400 QC Int 475 553
430 QC Float 509 587
416 QC Mixed 493 570
112% 492 Pts
Min Avg Max
621 MC Int 692 770
708 MC Float 789 878
666 MC Mixed 748 833
111% 743 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 5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 153
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 586
QC Float 593
QC Mixed 578
133% 586 Pts
MC Int 766
MC Float 870
MC Mixed 831
123% 822 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 492
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 525
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 707
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 768
113% 755 Pts
U3E1, 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% 140 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 511
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 758
112% 752 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 139
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 496
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 752
112% 747 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 470
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 763
113% 756 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 142
SC Mixed 137
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 449
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 677
MC Mixed 716
102% 680 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 430
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 691
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 701
109% 727 Pts
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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

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Good

8 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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