Average Bench: 106% (22nd of 1144)

Based on 11,007 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 6.4% 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 1,421Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 1,224Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7820X is 29.1%. 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 125Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 128Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,007 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 SC Int 125 142
110 SC Float 132 150
110 SC Mixed 128 146
103% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
410 QC Int 486 562
440 QC Float 516 598
426 QC Mixed 500 580
114% 501 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,063 MC Int 1,224 1,416
1,203 MC Float 1,421 1,650
1,143 MC Mixed 1,337 1,554
198% 1,328 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 140
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 126
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 576
QC Float 613
QC Mixed 594
135% 594 Pts
MC Int 1,432
MC Float 1,641
MC Mixed 1,566
231% 1,546 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 134
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 143
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 566
124% 545 Pts
MC Int 1,409
MC Float 1,608
MC Mixed 1,526
226% 1,514 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 136
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 541
QC Float 577
QC Mixed 562
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 1,377
MC Float 1,584
MC Mixed 1,502
222% 1,488 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 137
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 568
QC Mixed 551
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 1,360
MC Float 1,602
MC Mixed 1,492
222% 1,485 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $600 @ launch in Jun '17
OutletPCUS $4766 months
NeweggUS $50112 days
BHPhotoUS $6126 days
AmazonUS $6334 hrs
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Typical Core i7-7820X Builds (Compare 2,710 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 - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,698

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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 19 months ago.

Terrible (edit your comment) Add link

1 day ago.

No problem says cool even under heavy gaming


Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Excellent

11 days ago.

Mükemmelden çok öte bir işlemci, Render için Render


Good

1 month ago.

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


Good

7 months ago.

Price is high, but multiple cores are great.


Excellent

2 months ago.

fails when there is heavy load


Good

8 hrs 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

5 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

18 months ago.


Terrible

16 months ago.

una mierda sobrevaluada y pila de caliente


Poor

17 months ago.

wait for threadripper, better deal


Terrible

15 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

17 months ago.

Wait for Coffee Lake.


Excellent

13 months ago.

best for 2k not 4k


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