Average Bench: 97.4% (17th of 985)

Based on 186 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7640X CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 75%Average: 97.4% Great: 119%
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-7640X averaged just 2.6% 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 521Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 489Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7640X is 44.4%. 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 532Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 516Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 186 samples)
Min Avg Max
116 SC Int 130 157
124 SC Float 139 166
119 SC Mixed 134 161
108% 134 Pts
Min Avg Max
345 QC Int 489 609
357 QC Float 521 646
344 QC Mixed 505 629
114% 505 Pts
Min Avg Max
387 MC Int 501 615
424 MC Float 532 651
429 MC Mixed 516 630
77.3% 516 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 147
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 151
121% 151 Pts
QC Int 577
QC Float 608
QC Mixed 593
134% 593 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 612
MC Mixed 592
89% 593 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 327
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 336
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 321
MC Float 397
MC Mixed 407
56% 375 Pts
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Typical Core i5-7640X Builds (Compare 601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
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Desktop
Desktop 119%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,117

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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

 Comments

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Good

3 months ago.

It`s very nice


Poor

28 days ago.

Logo is of i5 should be i7


Excellent

6 days ago.

4 core only??


Good

17 days ago.

very nice i like


Excellent

6 months ago.

just bought it, work superbly


Excellent

3 months ago.

AMAZING


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