- Fastest desktop processors to date
- Better power consumption than Skylake
- Improved thermal performance
- Overclocks very well
- Better support for 4K streaming than on higher-end "Skylake X" CPUs
- Pricing may change when ThreadRipper arrives
- Cannot maximise multi-GPU configurations
- Similar performance to the Core i7-7700K, but on a pricier platform with costlier motherboards
Intel Core i7 7740X pricing
|Current||$282||Nov 26, 2020|
|Highest*||$749||May 27, 2020|
|Lowest*||$279||Nov 11, 2020|
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