Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-7900X vs Core i7-7820X

Intel Core i9-7900X


Intel Core i7-7820X

Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80673I97900X BX80673I77820X
Release Date June 2017 June 2017
Effective Value
TDP 140 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Core i9 X-Series Core i7 X-Series
Core Name Skylake X Skylake X
Socket LGA2066 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 10 8
CPU Threads 20 16
CPU Clock Rate 3300MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4500MHz 4500MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 128GB 128GB
Cache L3 13.75MB 11.00MB
Critic Reviews

"Ten cores at 4.6GHz is an amazing achievement, giving you the best of all CPU worlds, and for a much lower price than the Core i7-6950X.Intel Core i9-7900X Review Benchmark9 Total ScoreIntel Core i9-7900X ReviewTen cores at 4.6GHz is an amazing..."

"Intel LGA2066 platform brought new generations of CPUs, ranging from 4 to 18 cores. Today I've tested the Skylake-X 8-core SKU- i7-7820X – and Kabylake-X flagship – i7-7740X (4-core).The CPUs are good, especially in overclocking where 5GHz is not a..."

Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-7900X vs Core i7-7820X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-7900X:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 5%.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-7820X:

  • 36% cheaper, you can save $349.99.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
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