Average Bench: 48.2% (348th of 1128)

Based on 9,858 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 48.2% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7 930 averaged 51.8% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 73Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 70.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 930 is 26.2%. 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 353Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 343Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,858 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.8 SC Int 67.3 87.4
52.4 SC Float 73 94
50.1 SC Mixed 70.3 91.1
56.1% 70.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
141 QC Int 224 296
159 QC Float 242 321
152 QC Mixed 233 299
52.8% 233 Pts
Min Avg Max
201 MC Int 328 434
222 MC Float 353 467
209 MC Mixed 343 452
51% 341 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.1
SC Float 73.7
SC Mixed 71.6
57% 71.1 Pts
QC Int 261
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 267
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 342
MC Float 369
MC Mixed 359
53% 357 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.3
SC Float 74.4
SC Mixed 72.3
57% 71.7 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 245
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 359
53% 356 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 66.3
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 67.3
55% 68.8 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 243
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 361
MC Mixed 350
52% 348 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.9
SC Float 70.5
SC Mixed 69.7
55% 68.7 Pts
QC Int 198
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 219
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 327
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 346
52% 344 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.5
SC Float 74.2
SC Mixed 69.6
56% 70.4 Pts
QC Int 198
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 214
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 307
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 351
50% 336 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.7
SC Float 73.5
SC Mixed 70.8
56% 70.7 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 210
50% 223 Pts
MC Int 332
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 346
52% 346 Pts
Socket 423, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.3
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 68.6
55% 69.2 Pts
QC Int 206
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 207
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 296
MC Mixed 305
44% 297 Pts
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Typical Core i7 930 Builds (Compare 4,277 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,105

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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

 Comments

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Terrible

2 months ago.

very old,slow and extreme WEAK


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