Average Bench: 97.7% (18th of 1104)

Based on 276 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7640X CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 78%Average: 97.7% Great: 117%
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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 524Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 489Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7640X is 39%. 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 535Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 519Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 276 samples)
Min Avg Max
116 SC Int 131 157
123 SC Float 139 165
119 SC Mixed 135 160
108% 135 Pts
Min Avg Max
346 QC Int 489 603
380 QC Float 524 643
370 QC Mixed 506 616
115% 507 Pts
Min Avg Max
417 MC Int 501 610
431 MC Float 535 649
437 MC Mixed 519 627
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 GHz (avg)
SC Int 154
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 157
126% 158 Pts
QC Int 563
QC Float 619
QC Mixed 603
135% 595 Pts
MC Int 595
MC Float 634
MC Mixed 611
92% 613 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 136
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 509
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 541
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 578
MC Mixed 542
81% 544 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 130
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 515
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 531
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 515
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 530
80% 531 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 123
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 491
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 477
MC Float 508
MC Mixed 491
74% 492 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 459
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 449
MC Float 479
MC Mixed 462
69% 463 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 122
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 128
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 458
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 512
MC Mixed 468
70% 469 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 382
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 424
MC Float 464
MC Mixed 454
67% 447 Pts
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Typical Core i5-7640X Builds (Compare 919 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,104

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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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