Average Bench: 97.8% (18th of 1117)

Based on 313 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7640X CPU @ 4.00GHz

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-7640X averaged just 2.2% 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 526Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 489Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7640X is 42.4%. 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 536Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 518Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 313 samples)
Min Avg Max
115 SC Int 131 157
122 SC Float 139 166
119 SC Mixed 135 161
108% 135 Pts
Min Avg Max
347 QC Int 489 603
379 QC Float 526 646
368 QC Mixed 507 624
115% 507 Pts
Min Avg Max
404 MC Int 500 610
437 MC Float 536 651
431 MC Mixed 518 627
77.6% 518 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 147
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 147
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 592
QC Mixed 578
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 558
MC Float 597
MC Mixed 566
86% 574 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 138
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 144
115% 143 Pts
QC Int 542
QC Float 594
QC Mixed 567
129% 568 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 589
MC Mixed 538
84% 559 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 144
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 596
QC Mixed 558
129% 568 Pts
MC Int 545
MC Float 590
MC Mixed 577
85% 571 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 586
QC Mixed 564
128% 567 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 587
MC Mixed 571
85% 569 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 132
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 513
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 526
80% 532 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 126
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 529
QC Mixed 492
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 530
MC Mixed 492
74% 496 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.9
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 127
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 309
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 430
MC Mixed 407
62% 414 Pts
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Typical Core i5-7640X Builds (Compare 1,129 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 115%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

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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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