Average Bench: 86.4% (42nd of 1206)

Based on 1,348 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7640X CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 69%Average: 86.4% Great: 106%
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-7640X averaged just 13.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-7640X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 132Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 260Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7640X is 37.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7640X performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 493Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 487Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,348 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 1-Core 132 159
217 2-Core 260 317
92.4% 196 Pts
Min Avg Max
357 4-Core 480 609
367 8-Core 487 610
65.9% 484 Pts
Min Avg Max
382 64-Core 493 608
33.1% 493 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 164
2-Core 330
116% 247 Pts
4-Core 630
8-Core 527
81% 578 Pts
64-Core 597
40% 597 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 161
2-Core 324
114% 243 Pts
4-Core 595
8-Core 580
81% 588 Pts
64-Core 601
40% 601 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 162
2-Core 317
113% 240 Pts
4-Core 553
8-Core 584
77% 568 Pts
64-Core 600
40% 600 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 249
88% 188 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 474
65% 475 Pts
64-Core 474
32% 474 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 116
2-Core 229
81% 173 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 439
60% 440 Pts
64-Core 426
29% 426 Pts
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Typical Core i5-7640X Builds (Compare 3,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 112%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,204

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7640X X-series Processor (6M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ2'17
Processor Numberi5-7640X
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$242.00 - $243.00
Clock Speed4.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.20 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
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

 Comments

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Excellent

23 days ago.

buen procesador en comparacion calidad precio lo unico que faltaria es mas frecuencia en ram


Good

3 months ago.

8600K exists and is on par/better for your money.


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