Average Bench: 84.3% (100th of 1316)

Based on 2,720 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7640X CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 68%Average: 84.3% Great: 99%
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 15.6% 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 127Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 89.1Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7640X is 30.7%. 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 Mixed Speed 472Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 469Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,720 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.8 Memory 89.1 96.9
103 1-Core 127 155
190 2-Core 250 308
88.9% 155 Pts
Min Avg Max
308 4-Core 458 597
343 8-Core 469 595
63.2% 464 Pts
Min Avg Max
347 64-Core 472 601
31.7% 472 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.7
1-Core 135
2-Core 269
96% 167 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 486
68% 497 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.2
1-Core 114
2-Core 240
84% 147 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 467
64% 466 Pts
64-Core 466
31% 466 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 126
2-Core 227
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 471
8-Core 469
64% 470 Pts
64-Core 443
30% 443 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.7
1-Core 125
2-Core 225
79% 140 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 414
54% 398 Pts
64-Core 454
30% 454 Pts
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Typical Core i5-7640X Builds (Compare 2,258 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $1,520

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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

23 months ago.

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


Excellent

20 months ago.

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


Good

11 months ago.

Balanced CPU even beats amd ryzen TR 3990x


Poor

5 months ago.

4 Cores 4 Threads and HEDT. IN 2017. lol


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