Average Bench: 87% (40th of 1206)

Based on 2,488 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 13.0% 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 2,210Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 974Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7940X is 25.8%. 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 2,488 samples)
Min Avg Max
100 1-Core 125 142
202 2-Core 248 279
87.9% 187 Pts
Min Avg Max
412 4-Core 492 567
784 8-Core 974 1,129
90.3% 733 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,776 64-Core 2,210 2,625
148% 2,210 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 1,105
102% 830 Pts
64-Core 2483
167% 2483 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 131
2-Core 252
91% 192 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 974
89% 727 Pts
64-Core 2,087
140% 2,087 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 127
2-Core 245
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 979
90% 732 Pts
64-Core 2,160
145% 2,160 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 123
2-Core 242
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 901
86% 695 Pts
64-Core 2,096
141% 2,096 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 121
2-Core 240
85% 181 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 956
88% 718 Pts
64-Core 2,050
138% 2,050 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 121
2-Core 240
85% 181 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 926
87% 702 Pts
64-Core 2,006
135% 2,006 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 241
85% 181 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 924
86% 700 Pts
64-Core 2,116
142% 2,116 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 117
2-Core 218
80% 168 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 934
86% 701 Pts
64-Core 2,133
143% 2,133 Pts
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Gaming 115%
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Desktop
Desktop 123%
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Workstation
Workstation 136%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $486

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $3,009

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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

14 months ago.

стоит 80000 рублей и рвет старый 6950x в хлам


Excellent

18 months ago.

best processor outside of 7980XE


Good

10 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

1 month ago.

good


Good

21 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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