Average Bench: 83.3% (208th of 1459)

Based on 4,560 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00050654, 0F8BFBFF00050654, 1FABFBFF00050654, 1F8BFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7940X CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 73%Average: 83.3% Great: 95%
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-7940X averaged just 16.7% 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 Speed 2,179Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 482Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7940X is 21.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-7940X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 76.5Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 947Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,560 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.6 Memory 76.5 88.6
97.1 1-Core 124 141
199 2-Core 246 282
81.5% 149 Pts
Min Avg Max
397 4-Core 482 561
768 8-Core 947 1,112
84.6% 715 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,786 64-Core 2,179 2,625
135% 2,179 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 14 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.5
1-Core 147
2-Core 291
91% 171 Pts
4-Core 584
8-Core 1,166
103% 875 Pts
64-Core 1,994
123% 1,994 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.8
1-Core 126
2-Core 247
80% 148 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 972
86% 732 Pts
64-Core 2,211
137% 2,211 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 72
1-Core 121
2-Core 241
79% 145 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 942
84% 712 Pts
64-Core 2,190
136% 2,190 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.7
1-Core 120
2-Core 238
75% 141 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 926
83% 700 Pts
64-Core 2,029
126% 2,029 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.3
1-Core 88.4
2-Core 206
67% 122 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 915
76% 661 Pts
64-Core 2,430
150% 2,430 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.8
1-Core 110
2-Core 207
70% 127 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 880
78% 661 Pts
64-Core 2,154
133% 2,154 Pts
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Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 125%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $179

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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

5 years ago.

best processor outside of 7980XE


Excellent

5 years ago.

стоит 80000 рублей и рвет старый 6950x в хлам


Excellent

3 years ago.

Can be found for cheap on Aliexpress. Motherboards still competitively priced compared to TRX4 which makes this a fantastic budget workstation choice in 2021 for those who need more than 10-12 cores and don't have money to get a Threadripper.


Good

2 years ago.

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


Average

2 years ago.

Guys, this is for workstation, not gaming.


Good

6 years 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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