Average Bench: 96% (30th of 1144)

Based on 1,641 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7740X CPU @ 4.30GHz
Poor: 83%Average: 96% Great: 110%
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-7740X averaged just 3.9% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 140Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 136Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7740X is 26.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7740X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Integer Speed 447Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 467Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,641 samples)
Min Avg Max
117 SC Int 133 149
117 SC Float 140 159
117 SC Mixed 136 153
109% 137 Pts
Min Avg Max
374 QC Int 447 537
412 QC Float 486 569
391 QC Mixed 467 554
106% 466 Pts
Min Avg Max
555 MC Int 666 748
645 MC Float 769 865
603 MC Mixed 725 817
108% 720 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 555
QC Mixed 537
122% 538 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 757
112% 750 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 147
SC Float 157
SC Mixed 152
122% 152 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 479
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 725
MC Float 850
MC Mixed 790
118% 788 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 485
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 675
MC Float 771
MC Mixed 728
108% 725 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 467
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 726
108% 724 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 462
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 721
107% 718 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.5
SC Float 41.5
SC Mixed 50.8
41% 51.6 Pts
QC Int 179
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 191
43% 190 Pts
MC Int 281
MC Float 334
MC Mixed 293
45% 303 Pts
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Typical Core i7-7740X Builds (Compare 1,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,287

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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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Terrible

1 month ago.

Why does this CPU exist


Excellent

15 months ago.

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


Excellent

11 months ago.

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


Good

16 months 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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