Average Bench: 51.2% (251st of 980)

Based on 7,228 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 51.2% Great: 67%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 930 averaged 48.7% 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 Floating Point Speed 75.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 930 is 27.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 930 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 371Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 358Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,228 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.7 SC Int 71.3 94.8
63.6 SC Float 75.9 100
60.2 SC Mixed 73.6 97.9
58.9% 73.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
179 QC Int 242 332
193 QC Float 261 351
186 QC Mixed 250 333
56.9% 251 Pts
Min Avg Max
239 MC Int 338 440
268 MC Float 371 487
261 MC Mixed 358 469
53.2% 356 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 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 98.1
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 391
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 512
MC Mixed 492
73% 490 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.3
SC Float 96.2
SC Mixed 92.6
74% 92.7 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 370
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 435
MC Float 488
MC Mixed 465
69% 463 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.2
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 98.5
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 308
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 445
MC Float 489
MC Mixed 476
70% 470 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.8
SC Float 74.2
SC Mixed 72.9
58% 72.3 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 263
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 345
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 366
54% 363 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 69.8
SC Float 74.4
SC Mixed 71.9
58% 72 Pts
QC Int 237
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 250
56% 245 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 379
MC Mixed 367
54% 363 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 69.2
SC Float 74.4
SC Mixed 72.4
58% 72 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 246
QC Mixed 246
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 379
MC Mixed 363
54% 362 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 48.6
SC Float 56.4
SC Mixed 49.6
41% 51.5 Pts
QC Int 139
QC Float 149
QC Mixed 139
32% 142 Pts
MC Int 197
MC Float 218
MC Mixed 186
30% 200 Pts
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Gaming 52%
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Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-930 Processor (8M Cache, 2.80 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameBloomfield
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor Numberi7-930
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.800V-1.375V
Recommended Price$305.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.06 GHz
Bus Speed4.8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links1
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size24 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size42.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366
Processing Die Size263 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors731 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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