Average Bench: 46.1% (307th of 971)

Based on 2,219 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7, BFEBFBFF000206A6 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2720QM CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 12%Average: 46.1% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2720QM averaged 53.9% 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 Integer Speed 67.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.5Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2720QM is 49.2%. 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 311Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 310Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,219 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.8 SC Int 67.1 85.4
16.2 SC Float 67.6 85.7
15.1 SC Mixed 67.5 85.7
53.9% 67.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.3 QC Int 225 308
56.8 QC Float 226 311
57.3 QC Mixed 224 310
51% 225 Pts
Min Avg Max
76 MC Int 302 391
79.2 MC Float 311 404
79.8 MC Mixed 310 407
46.1% 308 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 2.2 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81
SC Float 82.3
SC Mixed 80
65% 81.1 Pts
QC Int 307
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 302
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 387
MC Float 399
MC Mixed 400
59% 395 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.1
SC Float 85.4
SC Mixed 85.3
68% 84.6 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 282
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 391
59% 392 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 86.4
SC Mixed 85.8
69% 86 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 276
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 405
MC Mixed 409
60% 402 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 79.4
SC Mixed 79.1
63% 79 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 280
63% 278 Pts
MC Int 388
MC Float 397
MC Mixed 403
59% 396 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 83
SC Float 83
SC Mixed 83.2
66% 83.1 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 263
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 390
MC Float 399
MC Mixed 405
60% 398 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 50.1
SC Float 48.5
SC Mixed 48
39% 48.9 Pts
QC Int 120
QC Float 125
QC Mixed 124
28% 123 Pts
MC Int 140
MC Float 142
MC Mixed 145
21% 142 Pts
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Typical Core i7-2720QM Builds (Compare 925 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 45%
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Workstation
Workstation 29%
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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

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