Intel Core i7-7820X: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-7820X

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i7-7820X sales on June 2017 at a recommended price of $599. This is Skylake (server) architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 8 cores and 16 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3600 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 2066 processor with a TDP of 140 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4-2666 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 38.61 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.

General info

Of Core i7-7820X processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
7.10
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
Intel Core i7
 
Achitecture codename
Skylake (server)
 
Release date
June 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$599
 
Price now
$779
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core i7-7820X's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-7820X's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
8
 
Number of threads
16
 
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
Bus support
4 × 8 GT / s
 
L1 cache
512 KB
 
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
8 MB
 
L3 cache
11 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-7820X compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
Socket
2066
 
Power consumption (TDP)
140 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-7820X. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-7820X are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-7820X.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2666
 
Maximum memory size
128 GB
 
Max memory channels
4
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
79.47 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i7-7820X.
Integrated graphics
-
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-7820X. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

38.61

Passmark

18517

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-7820X is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-7820X performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-7820X from AMD is Ryzen 5 3600, which is faster by 7% and higher by 17 positions in our rating.

User rating

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