Average Bench: 106% (15th of 1137)

Based on 9,328 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00050654, 0F8BFBFF00050654, , 1FABFBFF00050654, 1F8BFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7820X CPU @ 3.60GHz

The I7-7820X is the second of three new Skylake-X HEDT (high end desktop processors) released by Intel as part of their core X series (the others being the flagship 10-core i9-7900X and the 6-core i7-7800X). The 7820X is an 8-core, 16-thread CPU which will amply satisfy all but the heaviest of multi-threaded use cases. The 7820X requires a relatively expensive X299 (Basin Falls) motherboard, which costs upwards of $250. The 7820X is listed at $599 which is about $200 more than AMD's current flagship 8-core, 16 thread Ryzen 7 1800X. In addition to better IPC, the 7820X is higher clocked with base and max boost clocks of 3.6/4.5 GHz respectively, compared to 3.6G/4.0 GHz for the Ryzen 7 1800X. The additional $200 (50%) buys you around 20% more performance in both single and multi core workloads. Intel have also released several Kabylake-X HEDT CPUs: the 4-thread i5-7640X and the 8-thread i7-7740X and will shortly release of even higher spec Skylake-X processors. It's probably wise to hold off purchasing until the eagerly anticipated 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen Threadripper CPUs are launched later this month. [Jul '17 CPUPro]

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Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i7-7820X averaged 6.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-7820X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 1,232Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 1,425Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7820X is 29.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7820X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 124Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 127Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,328 samples)
Min Avg Max
109 SC Int 124 142
104 SC Float 131 150
111 SC Mixed 127 146
102% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
409 QC Int 484 563
434 QC Float 513 600
424 QC Mixed 498 581
113% 499 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,103 MC Int 1,232 1,425
1,263 MC Float 1,425 1,642
1,187 MC Mixed 1,344 1,557
199% 1,334 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 492
QC Float 522
QC Mixed 506
115% 507 Pts
MC Int 1,223
MC Float 1,428
MC Mixed 1,345
199% 1,332 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 118
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 493
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 1,206
MC Float 1,362
MC Mixed 1,299
193% 1,289 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 117
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 481
QC Mixed 473
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 1,134
MC Float 1,372
MC Mixed 1,296
189% 1,267 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,150,674 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $600 @ launch in Jun '17
OutletPCUS $4764 months
AmazonUS $4811 day
BHPhotoUS $5001 day
NeweggUS $5013 days
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Typical Core i7-7820X Builds (Compare 2,318 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
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Desktop
Desktop 127%
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Workstation
Workstation 127%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING - $290

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,675

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-7820X X-series Processor (11M Cache, up to 4.30 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ2'17
Processor Numberi7-7820X
# of Cores8
# of Threads16
Cache11 MB L3
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0, AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$589.00 - $599.00
Clock Speed3.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.30 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP140 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X
Product BriefLink

Memory

Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels4
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes28

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechYes
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes

 Comments

Skylake-X processor...

Added 17 months ago.

Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

19 days ago.

No problem says cool even under heavy gaming


Excellent

2 months ago.

had one of these for a little while and it's very good for gaming as well as working


Terrible

5 months ago.

Mükemmelden çok öte bir işlemci, Render için Render


Excellent

20 days ago.

CPU runs all my gaming and process needs on my gaming pc without even getting anywhere relatively close to its maximum heat


Good

5 months ago.

Price is high, but multiple cores are great.


Excellent

6 days ago.

fails when there is heavy load


Excellent

3 months ago.

Not the ideal price/perf, but gets both gaming and work done with room to spare, make sure to use 3600Mhz Memory and OC your mesh to 3,2Ghz


Good

16 months ago.


Terrible

14 months ago.

una mierda sobrevaluada y pila de caliente


Poor

15 months ago.

wait for threadripper, better deal


Terrible

13 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

14 months ago.

Wait for Coffee Lake.


Excellent

11 months ago.

best for 2k not 4k


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