Average Bench: 87% (35th of 1197)

Based on 2,277 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00050654, 0F8BFBFF00050654, 1FABFBFF00050654, 1F8BFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7940X CPU @ 3.10GHz

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-7940X averaged just 12.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-7940X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 2,218Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 977Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7940X is 25.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-7940X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 248Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 492Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,277 samples)
Min Avg Max
99.6 1-Core 125 142
198 2-Core 248 280
88% 187 Pts
Min Avg Max
403 4-Core 492 565
780 8-Core 977 1,137
90.4% 735 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,774 64-Core 2,218 2,629
149% 2,218 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 143
2-Core 288
101% 215 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1152
106% 862 Pts
64-Core 2,590
174% 2,590 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 258
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 1,086
98% 803 Pts
64-Core 2,570
172% 2,570 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 122
2-Core 243
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 956
89% 724 Pts
64-Core 2,223
149% 2,223 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 121
2-Core 236
84% 179 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 889
85% 681 Pts
64-Core 2,045
137% 2,045 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 122
2-Core 234
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 920
85% 688 Pts
64-Core 2,135
143% 2,135 Pts
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Desktop 123%
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Workstation 136%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $461

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $2,877

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-7940X X-series Processor (19.25M Cache, up to 4.30 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'17
Processor Numberi9-7940X
# of Cores14
# of Threads28
Cache19.25 MB
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Recommended Price$1387.00 - $1399.00
Clock Speed3.10 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.30 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP165 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X

Memory

Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels4
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes44

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechYes
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes

 Comments

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Excellent

12 months ago.

стоит 80000 рублей и рвет старый 6950x в хлам


Excellent

15 months ago.

best processor outside of 7980XE


Good

8 months ago.

i9 best solution per price up to th TR 1950x +9% effective speed for Intel and +9% for value per price for AMD


Good

19 months ago.

I will building a new workstation and I forget how many post that I have ever read about it watched bunch of videos and finally I am so confused. I was thinking to buy i9 7940x but that CPU is really bad for after effects? If it is.. only getting render? I do not have any time issue for rendering. I just want to work on huge project like 4K-6K footage and cinemaDNG codec as a live preview. i9 7940x is really bad choose for After Effects? Or the almost the same performance with i7 8700K? everybody is choosing i7 8700K because of price/performance? I have been thinking to fix multi-core issue with rendergarden, if it bothers me So could you help me out please? I am really so confused what I need to choose http://www.userbenchmark.com/PCBuilder/Custom/S67316-M347462.251565.200815.161079.102222vsS59466-M353078.251565.200815.1…


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