Average Bench: 78.1% (211th of 1355)

Based on 19,548 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00050654, 0F8BFBFF00050654, 0FABFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7800X CPU @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 67%Average: 78.1% Great: 88%
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-7800X averaged 21.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-7800X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 116Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 227Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7800X is 20.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7800X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 938Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 736Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,548 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.5 Memory 75 84.2
91.7 1-Core 116 135
183 2-Core 227 265
79% 139 Pts
Min Avg Max
348 4-Core 436 516
596 8-Core 736 846
73.9% 586 Pts
Min Avg Max
738 64-Core 938 1,078
62.9% 938 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 130
2-Core 233
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 464
8-Core 830
81% 647 Pts
64-Core 1,039
70% 1,039 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.5
1-Core 121
2-Core 229
83% 144 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 778
74% 595 Pts
64-Core 986
66% 986 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.3
1-Core 104
2-Core 228
75% 134 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 697
71% 559 Pts
64-Core 928
62% 928 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.2
1-Core 36.8
2-Core 90.8
38% 60.9 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 425
34% 288 Pts
64-Core 953
64% 953 Pts
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Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 102%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,291

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-7800X X-series Processor (8.25M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ2'17
Processor Numberi7-7800X
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache8.25 MB L3
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0, AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$383.00 - $389.00
Clock Speed3.50 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.00 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 TypesDDR4-2400
Memory Channels4
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes28

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

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

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Terrible (edit your comment) Add link

15 months ago.

Excellent cpu with more pcie lane support and quad channel memory vs other intel or ryzen options. Good chipset upgradeability in the near future.


Poor

2 years ago.

For serious user and good systems only. Provides more PCI-ex lines compared to 8700/9700/9900 basic CPUs. More upgrade possibility and future proof. More memory channels. Overall better than 8700K


Excellent

3 years ago.

Completely outclassed by the 8700k which is cheaper and faster. RIP Skylake-X??? In which section exactly is the 7800x completely outclassed by the 8700k? Also the 7800x is much cheaper than the 8700k. If you don't know what the f*** you talking about then don't talk at all.


Excellent

3 years ago.

It's new processor and it vorg well and I proud of it.


Terrible

4 years ago.

Completely outclassed by the 8700k which is cheaper and faster. RIP Skylake-X


Poor

4 years ago.

140$ TPD + Huge Money for Sometimes Less than a R5 1600


Good

2 years ago.

The overall performance for gaming and for rendering music is very fast.


Good

3 years ago.

Performing very nice, a bit hot though. Bought it instead of 8700k because I love that chunky 2066 socket.


Excellent

3 years ago.

For serious user and good systems only. Provides more PCI-ex lines compared to 8700/9700/9900 basic CPUs. More upgrade possibility and future proof. More memory channels. Overall better than 8700K


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