Average Bench: 70% (88th of 952)

more Based on 5,404 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: 59%Average: 70% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3820 averaged 30.0% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 340Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 98.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3820 is 25.6%. 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 503Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 505Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,404 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.9 SC Int 98.6 120
82.5 SC Float 98.7 119
82.4 SC Mixed 99 119
79% 98.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
275 QC Int 340 420
278 QC Float 344 423
276 QC Mixed 343 423
77.6% 343 Pts
Min Avg Max
417 MC Int 488 592
426 MC Float 503 610
430 MC Mixed 505 612
74.7% 499 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 123
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 472
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 598
MC Float 619
MC Mixed 623
92% 613 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 123
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 412
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 619
MC Mixed 632
93% 619 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 407
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 588
MC Mixed 594
88% 585 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 96
80% 99.5 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 340
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 520
MC Mixed 532
78% 523 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.5
SC Float 97.2
SC Mixed 97.5
78% 97.4 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 323
QC Mixed 315
73% 320 Pts
MC Int 475
MC Float 487
MC Mixed 493
73% 485 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 60%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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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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