Average Bench: 61.4% (176th of 980)

Based on 730 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3820QM CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 25%Average: 61.4% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3820QM averaged 38.6% 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 89Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 87.9Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3820QM is 48.6%. 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 433Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 436Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 730 samples)
Min Avg Max
31.7 SC Int 86.3 99.5
33.1 SC Float 89 102
32.4 SC Mixed 87.9 100
70.2% 87.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
105 QC Int 295 375
109 QC Float 302 383
114 QC Mixed 300 379
67.8% 299 Pts
Min Avg Max
167 MC Int 424 490
170 MC Float 433 493
172 MC Mixed 436 501
64.6% 431 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
SC Int 94.4
SC Float 96.8
SC Mixed 95.9
76% 95.7 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 369
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 498
74% 493 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.8
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 331
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 492
MC Mixed 502
74% 494 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.6
SC Float 95.6
SC Mixed 95.4
76% 94.9 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 330
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 474
MC Mixed 483
69% 462 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
SC Int 91.2
SC Float 95.5
SC Mixed 92.6
74% 93.1 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 323
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 472
70% 466 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.2
SC Float 97.7
SC Mixed 92.9
76% 95.3 Pts
QC Int 303
QC Float 321
QC Mixed 313
71% 312 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 472
72% 476 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
SC Int 78
SC Float 93
SC Mixed 84.8
68% 85.3 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 293
QC Mixed 272
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 409
62% 415 Pts
On Board, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
SC Int 32.1
SC Float 39
SC Mixed 36
29% 35.7 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 332
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 492
MC Float 492
MC Mixed 499
74% 494 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.7
SC Float 95.5
SC Mixed 38.2
60% 75.1 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 257
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 400
MC Mixed 397
60% 399 Pts
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Typical Core i7-3820QM Builds (Compare 945 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
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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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