Average Bench: 29.5% (665th of 1128)

Based on 4,548 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 740 @ 1.73GHz
Poor: 13%Average: 29.5% Great: 38%
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 740 averaged 70.5% 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 52.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 49.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 740 is 25.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 Q 740 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 198Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 191Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,548 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.9 SC Int 47.2 64.6
20.7 SC Float 52.2 71.9
19.3 SC Mixed 49.2 68.6
39.6% 49.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
56.2 QC Int 127 164
63.7 QC Float 140 181
62.7 QC Mixed 134 174
30.2% 133 Pts
Min Avg Max
80.3 MC Int 182 217
92.1 MC Float 198 236
84.6 MC Mixed 191 228
28.5% 190 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.1
SC Float 71.2
SC Mixed 65.8
53% 66.7 Pts
QC Int 147
QC Float 161
QC Mixed 162
36% 157 Pts
MC Int 199
MC Float 213
MC Mixed 213
31% 208 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.8
SC Float 71.4
SC Mixed 67.5
54% 67.9 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 163
QC Mixed 157
35% 155 Pts
MC Int 209
MC Float 225
MC Mixed 219
33% 218 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
SC Int 59.8
SC Float 69.5
SC Mixed 64.7
52% 64.7 Pts
QC Int 148
QC Float 160
QC Mixed 162
36% 157 Pts
MC Int 202
MC Float 216
MC Mixed 214
32% 211 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
SC Int 56.4
SC Float 62.7
SC Mixed 55.7
47% 58.3 Pts
QC Int 158
QC Float 168
QC Mixed 147
36% 158 Pts
MC Int 207
MC Float 218
MC Mixed 219
32% 215 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 46.8
SC Float 38.3
SC Mixed 49.1
36% 44.7 Pts
QC Int 142
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 144
33% 146 Pts
MC Int 197
MC Float 219
MC Mixed 190
30% 202 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 46.3
SC Float 50.2
SC Mixed 41.2
37% 45.9 Pts
QC Int 127
QC Float 128
QC Mixed 142
30% 133 Pts
MC Int 189
MC Float 209
MC Mixed 206
30% 201 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 36.8
SC Float 41.2
SC Mixed 40.4
32% 39.5 Pts
QC Int 110
QC Float 129
QC Mixed 127
28% 122 Pts
MC Int 189
MC Float 196
MC Mixed 203
29% 196 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
SC Int 20.4
SC Float 23.1
SC Mixed 21.9
17% 21.8 Pts
QC Int 62.3
QC Float 72.5
QC Mixed 67.5
15% 67.4 Pts
MC Int 95.5
MC Float 105
MC Mixed 103
15% 101 Pts
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 36%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-740QM Processor (6M cache, 1.73 GHz)
Code NameClarksfield
Launch DateQ3'10
Processor Numberi7-740QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
Recommended Price$380.00
Clock Speed1.73 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.93 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Memory

Max Memory Size8 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPGA988
Processing Die Size296 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors774 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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