Average Bench: 69.2% (109th of 970)

more Based on 8,474 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: 57%Average: 69.2% Great: 86%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3820 averaged 30.8% 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

Multi Core Integer Speed 484Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 336Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3820 is 28.5%. 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 499Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 502Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,474 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.3 SC Int 97.4 120
80.1 SC Float 97.9 120
79.5 SC Mixed 97.9 120
78.2% 97.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
263 QC Int 336 427
274 QC Float 340 428
267 QC Mixed 339 433
76.7% 338 Pts
Min Avg Max
418 MC Int 484 601
424 MC Float 499 621
433 MC Mixed 502 619
74.2% 495 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
SC Int 118
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 422
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 557
MC Float 592
MC Mixed 599
87% 583 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.3
SC Float 95.1
SC Mixed 95.4
76% 94.6 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 440
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 575
MC Mixed 570
85% 566 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 101
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 378
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 497
MC Float 512
MC Mixed 516
76% 508 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 351
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 549
MC Mixed 554
82% 544 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 110
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 349
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 517
MC Float 534
MC Mixed 529
79% 527 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.5
SC Float 81.3
SC Mixed 84.1
68% 85 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 366
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 485
MC Mixed 488
72% 481 Pts
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Typical Core i7-3820 Builds (Compare 1,716 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

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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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