Average Bench: 61.4% (184th of 1052)

Based on 859 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3820QM CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 61.4% Great: 74%
Gaming 61%
Desktop 63%
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3820QM averaged 38.5% 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.


Single Core Floating Point Speed 89.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 88.3Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3820QM is 46.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3820QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Multi Core Floating Point Speed 431Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 435Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 859 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.1 SC Int 86.7 99.5
33.2 SC Float 89.4 102
32.7 SC Mixed 88.3 100
70.5% 88.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
117 QC Int 296 376
114 QC Float 303 384
119 QC Mixed 300 379
67.8% 299 Pts
Min Avg Max
198 MC Int 427 491
191 MC Float 431 492
192 MC Mixed 435 501
64.6% 431 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 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.3
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.8
80% 99.9 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 380
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 479
MC Float 483
MC Mixed 480
72% 480 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
SC Int 95.1
SC Float 94.9
SC Mixed 98.7
77% 96.2 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 321
QC Mixed 343
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 485
MC Mixed 498
74% 490 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.6
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 100
80% 99.8 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 331
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 486
73% 488 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95
SC Float 98.3
SC Mixed 99.1
78% 97.5 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 327
QC Mixed 330
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 489
MC Mixed 493
73% 489 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
SC Int 97.2
SC Float 99.6
SC Mixed 97.6
78% 98.1 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 322
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 480
MC Mixed 484
73% 484 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,873,734 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 14%
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Desktop 50%
Workstation 33%
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System: HP EliteBook 8570w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $549

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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


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


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 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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