Average Bench: 97% (19th of 1128)

Based on 367 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7640X CPU @ 4.00GHz

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-7640X averaged just 2.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-7640X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 523Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 503Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7640X is 40.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7640X performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 534Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 514Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 367 samples)
Min Avg Max
112 SC Int 129 154
119 SC Float 138 165
114 SC Mixed 133 159
107% 134 Pts
Min Avg Max
350 QC Int 483 589
380 QC Float 523 642
372 QC Mixed 503 612
114% 503 Pts
Min Avg Max
415 MC Int 496 593
441 MC Float 534 643
431 MC Mixed 514 616
77% 515 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, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 154
SC Float 166
SC Mixed 159
128% 160 Pts
QC Int 577
QC Float 657
QC Mixed 613
139% 616 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 655
MC Mixed 616
92% 616 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 537
QC Float 579
QC Mixed 554
126% 557 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 579
MC Mixed 551
83% 555 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 113
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 474
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 450
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 469
72% 484 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 108
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 503
QC Mixed 455
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 511
MC Mixed 430
68% 458 Pts
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Workstation 73%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7640X X-series Processor (6M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ2'17
Processor Numberi5-7640X
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$242.00 - $243.00
Clock Speed4.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.20 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
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

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8600K exists and is on par/better for your money.


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