Average Bench: 97.4% (19th of 1129)

Based on 4,841 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00050654, 0F8BFBFF00050654, 0FABFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7800X CPU @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 82%Average: 97.4% Great: 113%
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-7800X averaged just 2.6% 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

Multi Core Integer Speed 907Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 1,043Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7800X is 30.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7800X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 119Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 122Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,841 samples)
Min Avg Max
101 SC Int 119 138
102 SC Float 126 146
102 SC Mixed 122 142
97.9% 122 Pts
Min Avg Max
377 QC Int 461 538
403 QC Float 489 575
395 QC Mixed 474 557
108% 475 Pts
Min Avg Max
776 MC Int 907 1,034
904 MC Float 1,043 1,188
854 MC Mixed 985 1,122
146% 978 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 147
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 151
121% 151 Pts
QC Int 587
QC Float 623
QC Mixed 605
137% 605 Pts
MC Int 1,084
MC Float 1,282
MC Mixed 1,219
178% 1,195 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 565
QC Mixed 553
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 1,050
MC Float 1,197
MC Mixed 1,099
167% 1,115 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 134
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 535
QC Float 540
QC Mixed 545
122% 540 Pts
MC Int 1,024
MC Float 1,143
MC Mixed 1,110
163% 1,092 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 132
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 521
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 510
120% 530 Pts
MC Int 1,008
MC Float 1,164
MC Mixed 1,106
163% 1,093 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 116
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 494
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 890
MC Float 1049
MC Mixed 1,005
146% 981 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 124
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 481
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 909
MC Float 1,042
MC Mixed 999
147% 983 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 120
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 472
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 932
MC Float 1,089
MC Mixed 1,020
152% 1,014 Pts
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Typical Core i7-7800X Builds (Compare 1,420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 114%
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Workstation
Workstation 103%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,182

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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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24 days ago.

Great core for money, preforms very good. Not as good as intel's new cores ( Core i9 is overkill with 18 cores), but does its job terrifically.


Terrible

1 month ago.

As long as you do not want do create a SLI rig, it is perfect.


Terrible

5 months ago.

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


Poor

14 months ago.

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


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