Average Bench: 60.8% (169th of 970)

Based on 2,412 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, , 0FABFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3720QM CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3720QM @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 60.8% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3720QM averaged 39.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Integer Speed 297Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 86.1Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3720QM is 42.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3720QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 424Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 429Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,412 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.6 SC Int 84.5 97.2
33.4 SC Float 86.5 99.1
32.8 SC Mixed 86.1 98.1
68.5% 85.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
119 QC Int 297 368
124 QC Float 301 374
129 QC Mixed 300 370
67.8% 299 Pts
Min Avg Max
195 MC Int 423 477
200 MC Float 424 478
202 MC Mixed 429 487
63.7% 425 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.2
SC Float 95.5
SC Mixed 94.6
76% 94.8 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 337
QC Mixed 345
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 473
MC Float 474
MC Mixed 481
71% 476 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
SC Int 91.8
SC Float 94.3
SC Mixed 90.7
74% 92.3 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 334
78% 342 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 467
69% 462 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91
SC Float 94.8
SC Mixed 92.5
74% 92.8 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 296
QC Mixed 313
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 477
MC Mixed 463
70% 471 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 93.1
SC Mixed 89.7
71% 89.1 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 284
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 461
MC Float 472
MC Mixed 471
70% 468 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 93.4
SC Mixed 92.5
74% 92.9 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 238
QC Mixed 236
58% 256 Pts
MC Int 368
MC Float 356
MC Mixed 399
56% 374 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92
SC Float 89
SC Mixed 91.6
73% 90.9 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 228
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 428
65% 431 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 95.5
SC Mixed 93.7
75% 94 Pts
QC Int 127
QC Float 121
QC Mixed 116
28% 121 Pts
MC Int 362
MC Float 378
MC Mixed 385
56% 375 Pts
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Typical Core i7-3720QM Builds (Compare 971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: HP EliteBook 8570w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $349

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3720QM Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi7-3720QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$378.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.25 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5 x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31.0 x 24.0mm (BGA1224)
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1224, FCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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