Average Bench: 49.4% (328th of 1128)

Based on 4,910 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, , BFEBFBFF000306A8 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3612QM CPU @ 2.10GHz
Poor: 26%Average: 49.4% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3612QM averaged 50.5% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 72.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 71.5Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3612QM is 32.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3612QM performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 349Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 352Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,910 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.3 SC Int 70.8 81.7
33.2 SC Float 72.7 84.5
32.5 SC Mixed 71.5 83.1
57.3% 71.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 QC Int 238 297
117 QC Float 244 305
125 QC Mixed 240 301
54.6% 241 Pts
Min Avg Max
204 MC Int 350 394
208 MC Float 349 394
205 MC Mixed 352 402
52.6% 350 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 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.2
SC Float 78.1
SC Mixed 77.6
61% 76.6 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 280
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 387
MC Mixed 377
58% 383 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.6
SC Float 81
SC Mixed 78.4
64% 79.3 Pts
QC Int 240
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 276
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 395
59% 393 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.1
SC Float 75.3
SC Mixed 78.7
62% 77 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 272
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 386
MC Mixed 392
58% 388 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.1
SC Float 75.1
SC Mixed 78.8
61% 76.7 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 252
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 393
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 401
59% 395 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71
SC Float 78.3
SC Mixed 77.8
60% 75.7 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 250
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 195
MC Float 184
MC Mixed 138
26% 172 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.8
SC Float 64.9
SC Mixed 57.2
50% 62 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 195
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 393
MC Float 394
MC Mixed 402
59% 396 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
SC Int 56.9
SC Float 58.6
SC Mixed 57.3
46% 57.6 Pts
QC Int 201
QC Float 197
QC Mixed 194
45% 197 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 300
44% 295 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,992,177 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-3612QM Builds (Compare 1,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 7520

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $85

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3612QM Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz) BGA
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi7-3612QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$378.00
Clock Speed2.1 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.1 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 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 Frequency1.1 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 TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size31.0 x 24.0mm (BGA1224)
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1224

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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