Average Bench: 69.1% (106th of 966)

more Based on 7,477 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206D7, , 0FEBFBFF000206D7, BFEBFBFF000206D6, 1FABFBFF000206D7 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3820 CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3820 CPU @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 69.1% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3820 averaged 30.9% 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 97.8Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 336Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3820 is 26.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3820 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 497Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 499Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,477 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.3 SC Int 97.8 120
77.8 SC Float 97.9 119
77.5 SC Mixed 97.9 119
78.3% 97.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
268 QC Int 336 423
273 QC Float 340 425
272 QC Mixed 339 422
76.7% 338 Pts
Min Avg Max
410 MC Int 482 586
418 MC Float 497 605
416 MC Mixed 499 610
73.8% 492 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 120
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 464
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 634
MC Mixed 638
94% 629 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 400
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 572
MC Float 593
MC Mixed 592
88% 586 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.65 GHz
SC Int 114
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 358
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 558
MC Float 579
MC Mixed 582
86% 573 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.3
SC Float 96.9
SC Mixed 94
76% 94.4 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 305
78% 343 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 499
73% 489 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.3
SC Float 88.1
SC Mixed 91.1
72% 90.2 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 295
63% 280 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 496
MC Mixed 500
74% 492 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.3
SC Float 99.1
SC Mixed 97.1
78% 97.8 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 286
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 446
MC Float 474
MC Mixed 478
70% 466 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
SC Int 37.4
SC Float 41.2
SC Mixed 37.9
31% 38.8 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 312
QC Mixed 318
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 523
78% 518 Pts
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Typical Core i7-3820 Builds (Compare 1,510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,119

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3820 Processor (10M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge E
Launch DateQ1'12
Processor Numberi7-3820
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache10 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2, AVX, AES
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.600V – 1.350V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.8 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333/1600
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth51.2 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes40

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 TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Smart Response TechYes

Package

Package Size52.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration1

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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