Intel Core i7-7740X Review & Specifications

Specs Overview

Model BX80677I77740X
Release Date June 2017
Series Core i7 X-Series
Core Name Kaby Lake X
Socket LGA2066
Integrated Graphics No
CPU Cores 4
CPU Threads 8
CPU Clock Rate 4300MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4500MHz
TDP 112W
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB

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Critic Reviews

75

So is this supposed to be an HEDT or mainstream chip?Intel had a nice idea with Kaby Lake-X. Adapt a mainstream chip for the Core X HEDT family, and make it the same price as the Core i7-7700K! It'll work with an Intel X299 motherboard, so you can save...

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The Intel Core i7-7740X is a unique proposition from Intel. It has exhibited some of the best single-threaded performance we've seen with the Kabylake microarchitecture. However, the 7700K along with a Z270 board seems to offer near about the same...

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THE REVEAL OF Intel's latest round of premium enthusiast CPUs – based around the new X299 chipset – was a bit of a break in tradition. In addition to the expected top-end Skylake-X platform, which ranges from the six-core Core i7-7800X to the 10-core...

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Technical Specifications

Essentials

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Desktop

Processor Number

i7-7740X

Status

Announced

Launch Date

Q2'17

Lithography

14 nm

Performance

# of Cores

4

# of Threads

8

Processor Base Frequency

4.30 GHz

Max Turbo Frequency

4.50 GHz

Cache

8 MB

Bus Speed

8 GT/s DMI3

# of QPI Links

0

TDP

112 W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available

No

Conflict Free

Yes

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)

64 GB

Memory Types

DDR4-2666

Max # of Memory Channels

2

ECC Memory Supported 

No

Graphics Specifications

Processor Graphics 

None

Expansion Options

Scalability

1S Only

PCI Express Revision

3.0

PCI Express Configurations 

Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

Max # of PCI Express Lanes

16

Package Specifications

Max CPU Configuration

1

Thermal Solution Specification

PCG 2017X

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported 

Yes

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 

2.0

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology 

Yes

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) 

Yes

Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) 

Yes

Intel® 64 

Yes

Instruction Set

64-bit

Instruction Set Extensions

SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0

Intel® Data Protection Technology

Intel® AES New Instructions

Yes

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