Average Bench: 80% (127th of 1276)

Based on 15,510 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00050654, 0F8BFBFF00050654, 0FABFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7800X CPU @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 70%Average: 80% Great: 91%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-7800X averaged 20.0% 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 121Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 237Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7800X is 20.6%. 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 933Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 742Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,510 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.9 Memory 75.4 84.6
99 1-Core 121 141
196 2-Core 237 274
81.4% 144 Pts
Min Avg Max
366 4-Core 454 538
571 8-Core 742 876
75.9% 598 Pts
Min Avg Max
706 64-Core 933 1,081
62.6% 933 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 127
2-Core 250
85% 151 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 756
79% 619 Pts
64-Core 954
64% 954 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 121
2-Core 242
83% 147 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 718
76% 596 Pts
64-Core 880
59% 880 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.9
1-Core 117
2-Core 227
80% 141 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 760
76% 604 Pts
64-Core 919
62% 919 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.2
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
82% 147 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 717
76% 594 Pts
64-Core 962
65% 962 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 231
78% 140 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 730
74% 583 Pts
64-Core 916
61% 916 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 104%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,378

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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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Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

1 month 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

18 months 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

22 months 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

2 years ago.

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


Average

7 months ago.

slightly higher launch price than a 8700k, very expensive motherboards though and lower clocks. pointless after the 8700k came out.


Terrible

2 years ago.

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


Poor

3 years ago.

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


Good

19 months ago.

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


Good

24 months ago.

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


Excellent

23 months 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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