Average Bench: 46.6% (368th of 1117)

Based on 3,418 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7, BFEBFBFF000206A6 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2720QM CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 14%Average: 46.6% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2720QM averaged 53.4% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 68.7Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 68.2Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2720QM is 46.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2720QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 319Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 317Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,418 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.4 SC Int 68.2 85.2
19.8 SC Float 69 85.8
19.5 SC Mixed 68.7 85.7
54.9% 68.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
60.8 QC Int 226 308
59.2 QC Float 228 308
61.4 QC Mixed 226 308
51.3% 226 Pts
Min Avg Max
94.4 MC Int 311 392
96.5 MC Float 319 405
92.3 MC Mixed 317 407
47.3% 315 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 85.9
SC Mixed 85.6
68% 85.6 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 300
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 402
59% 396 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 79.6
SC Mixed 78.8
63% 79 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 299
QC Mixed 292
68% 299 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 387
MC Mixed 391
58% 385 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.9
SC Float 82.9
SC Mixed 81.5
66% 82.1 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 257
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 286
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 362
47% 313 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 20.9
SC Float 83.2
SC Mixed 20.9
33% 41.7 Pts
QC Int 70.8
QC Float 67.2
QC Mixed 74.2
16% 70.7 Pts
MC Int 104
MC Float 107
MC Mixed 107
16% 106 Pts
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Typical Core i7-2720QM Builds (Compare 1,222 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Dell Precision M4600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $299

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-2720QM Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi7-2720QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.3 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

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 Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1224, FCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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Poor

8 months ago.

Spent $3500 got rorted on a Macbook pro 2014..


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