Average Bench: 87.6% (100th of 1363)

Based on 4,860 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7740X CPU @ 4.30GHz
Poor: 74%Average: 87.6% Great: 97%
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-7740X averaged just 12.4% 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. Memory Latency 90.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 133Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7740X is 22.9%. 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 Speed 720Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 710Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,860 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.2 Memory 90.6 96.8
105 1-Core 133 152
207 2-Core 254 293
89.2% 159 Pts
Min Avg Max
344 4-Core 455 532
495 8-Core 710 827
71.9% 583 Pts
Min Avg Max
534 64-Core 720 830
44.6% 720 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.2
1-Core 142
2-Core 279
96% 172 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 760
77% 622 Pts
64-Core 763
47% 763 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.9
1-Core 137
2-Core 249
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 700
72% 580 Pts
64-Core 710
44% 710 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.3
1-Core 106
2-Core 258
85% 153 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 674
69% 559 Pts
64-Core 657
41% 657 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.1
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
93% 167 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 645
69% 551 Pts
64-Core 656
41% 656 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.8
1-Core 129
2-Core 243
89% 156 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 646
68% 542 Pts
64-Core 660
41% 660 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.4
1-Core 132
2-Core 249
87% 156 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 682
73% 582 Pts
64-Core 731
45% 731 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.7
1-Core 134
2-Core 255
91% 161 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 658
68% 546 Pts
64-Core 709
44% 709 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 92
1-Core 125
2-Core 238
86% 152 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 591
64% 510 Pts
64-Core 682
42% 682 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $700

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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

5 years ago.

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


Excellent

4 years ago.

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


Good

5 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.


Poor

2 years ago.

Kaby Lake-X CPUs is probably one of the Intel's most embarrassing release ever for their HEDT platform. Requires X299 motherboard and only offered 16 PCIe lanes whilst being only little better than i7-7700K.


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