Average Bench: 83% (39th of 1182)

Based on 2,716 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7740X CPU @ 4.30GHz
Poor: 67%Average: 83% Great: 96%
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-7740X averaged just 17.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-7740X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 136Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 264Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7740X is 29%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7740X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 711Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 699Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,716 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 1-Core 136 154
218 2-Core 264 305
94.5% 200 Pts
Min Avg Max
376 4-Core 466 553
536 8-Core 699 805
74.8% 582 Pts
Min Avg Max
574 64-Core 711 808
47.7% 711 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz
1-Core 139
2-Core 248
93% 193 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 755
78% 616 Pts
64-Core 757
51% 757 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 139
2-Core 273
97% 206 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 726
76% 597 Pts
64-Core 742
50% 742 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 143
2-Core 263
97% 203 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 695
74% 577 Pts
64-Core 730
49% 730 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 136
2-Core 273
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 720
72% 574 Pts
64-Core 730
49% 730 Pts
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Typical Core i7-7740X Builds (Compare 2,576 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,289

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-7740X X-series Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.50 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ2'17
Processor Numberi7-7740X
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$339.00 - $350.00
Clock Speed4.30 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.50 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP112 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsNone

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

 Comments

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Excellent

24 months ago.

para ser de gama extrema le faltan núcleos y solo soporta 64 gigas de ram,alto precio para lo que es


Excellent

20 months ago.

Es el mejor procesador de cuatro núcleos que se haya fabricado hasta la fecha 2018/01/27


Good

2 years ago.

Probably one of the worst possible solutions for anyone building a PC. It's rather expensive, offers practically no performance over the i7 7700K while equally priced Ryzen 7 1700 beats it almost everywhere, including in some games.


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