Average Bench: 60.3% (220th of 1117)

Based on 1,010 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3820QM CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 27%Average: 60.3% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3820QM averaged 39.6% 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 88.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 87Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3820QM is 46.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3820QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 427Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 431Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,010 samples)
Min Avg Max
31.8 SC Int 85.4 98.9
33.1 SC Float 88.1 102
32.2 SC Mixed 87 100
69.5% 86.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
115 QC Int 290 372
114 QC Float 296 384
116 QC Mixed 294 379
66.5% 293 Pts
Min Avg Max
179 MC Int 423 491
186 MC Float 427 492
189 MC Mixed 431 501
64% 427 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 372
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 257
MC Float 299
MC Mixed 421
49% 326 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.1
SC Float 96.3
SC Mixed 96.1
77% 95.8 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 315
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 490
73% 486 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 39.7
SC Float 60
SC Mixed 89
50% 62.9 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 284
61% 268 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 469
MC Mixed 476
71% 475 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 83.9
SC Mixed 89.4
70% 87.4 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 265
63% 277 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 413
MC Mixed 409
62% 413 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 70.7
SC Mixed 80.4
63% 78.9 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 261
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 352
58% 381 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.8
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 87.9
76% 95.1 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 236
QC Mixed 242
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 364
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 366
54% 358 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 23.7
SC Float 24.3
SC Mixed 24
19% 24 Pts
QC Int 82.5
QC Float 78.2
QC Mixed 78.2
18% 79.6 Pts
MC Int 118
MC Float 119
MC Mixed 116
18% 118 Pts
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Typical Core i7-3820QM Builds (Compare 1,508 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: 62% - Good Total price: $275

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3820QM Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi7-3820QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$568.00
Clock Speed2.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.7 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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