Average Bench: 84.1% (200th of 1456)

Based on 2,123 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7640X CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 66%Average: 84.1% Great: 98%
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-7640X averaged just 15.8% 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. Memory Latency 88.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 127Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7640X is 32.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7640X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 473Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 470Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,123 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.6 Memory 88.4 96.4
93.7 1-Core 127 155
187 2-Core 252 309
87% 156 Pts
Min Avg Max
284 4-Core 459 593
330 8-Core 470 595
61.9% 465 Pts
Min Avg Max
339 64-Core 473 587
29.3% 473 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.3
1-Core 130
2-Core 261
90% 161 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 511
68% 511 Pts
64-Core 523
32% 523 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.6
1-Core 130
2-Core 260
90% 161 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 513
69% 513 Pts
64-Core 512
32% 512 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 127
2-Core 251
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 497
66% 495 Pts
64-Core 488
30% 488 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
86% 153 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 472
63% 471 Pts
64-Core 471
29% 471 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 129
2-Core 255
86% 156 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 491
65% 489 Pts
64-Core 490
30% 490 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 125
2-Core 244
83% 150 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 476
64% 475 Pts
64-Core 476
29% 476 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 129
2-Core 248
85% 154 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 428
52% 401 Pts
64-Core 524
32% 524 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.8
1-Core 118
2-Core 197
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 277
33% 254 Pts
64-Core 334
21% 334 Pts
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Typical Core i5-7640X Builds (Compare 1,681 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

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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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Good

4 years ago.

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


Terrible

2 months ago.

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


Good

3 years ago.

Balanced CPU even beats amd ryzen TR 3990x


Poor

3 years ago.

4 Cores 4 Threads and HEDT. IN 2017. lol


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