Average Bench: 105% (29th of 1173)

Based on 10,986 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 5.1% 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 Floating Point Speed 1,391Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 1,197Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7820X is 27.6%. 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 10,986 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 SC Int 124 140
107 SC Float 131 150
111 SC Mixed 127 144
102% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
402 QC Int 479 556
424 QC Float 508 592
425 QC Mixed 494 573
112% 494 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,029 MC Int 1,197 1,402
1,133 MC Float 1,391 1,622
1,085 MC Mixed 1,309 1,540
194% 1,299 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 3.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 492
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 1,179
MC Float 1,414
MC Mixed 1311
194% 1,301 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 490
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 1,185
MC Float 1,371
MC Mixed 1,313
193% 1,290 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 106
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 477
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 1,148
MC Float 1,348
MC Mixed 1,318
190% 1,271 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 385
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 960
MC Float 1,266
MC Mixed 1,133
167% 1,119 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $600 @ launch in Jun '17
OutletPCUS $47612 months
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Typical Core i7-7820X Builds (Compare 3,611 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
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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: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,713

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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 2 years ago.

Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

2 days ago.

No problem says cool even under heavy gaming


Excellent

6 months ago.

Mükemmelden çok öte bir işlemci, Render için Render


Poor

5 months ago.

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


Good

14 months ago.

Price is high, but multiple cores are great.


Excellent

8 months ago.

fails when there is heavy load


Good

6 months ago.

4,8 ghz, 1,2 vcore, 1,8 input voltage, 1,2 VCCSA, 220w power limit, 66c package temp (delided) in x299 Taichi XE STABLE like a mountain!!!


Excellent

11 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

2 years ago.


Terrible

22 months ago.

una mierda sobrevaluada y pila de caliente


Poor

23 months ago.

wait for threadripper, better deal


Good

23 months ago.

Wait for Coffee Lake.


Terrible

22 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

19 months ago.

best for 2k not 4k


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