Average Bench: 99.6% (12th of 1121)

Based on 1,284 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7740X CPU @ 4.30GHz

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-7740X averaged just 0.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-7740X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 143Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 140Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7740X is 27.8%. 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 743Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 488Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,284 samples)
Min Avg Max
122 SC Int 137 153
125 SC Float 143 159
126 SC Mixed 140 156
112% 140 Pts
Min Avg Max
384 QC Int 471 563
416 QC Float 504 593
398 QC Mixed 488 572
110% 488 Pts
Min Avg Max
594 MC Int 686 770
680 MC Float 783 878
653 MC Mixed 743 832
110% 737 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 4.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 142
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 149
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 603
QC Mixed 593
131% 580 Pts
MC Int 750
MC Float 854
MC Mixed 813
120% 806 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 145
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 570
QC Float 565
QC Mixed 506
124% 547 Pts
MC Int 741
MC Float 835
MC Mixed 805
119% 794 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 142
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 147
117% 147 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 521
QC Mixed 510
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 723
MC Float 844
MC Mixed 786
117% 784 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 130
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 527
120% 530 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 766
MC Mixed 731
108% 724 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 53.8
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 134
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 521
106% 470 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 678
MC Mixed 716
104% 691 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 439
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 748
111% 741 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 134
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 109
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 472
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 678
105% 705 Pts
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Typical Core i7-7740X Builds (Compare 536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 122%
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Workstation 91%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X299 AORUS Gaming 3-CF

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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

10 months ago.

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


Excellent

6 months ago.

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


Good

11 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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