Average Bench: 50.3% (312th of 1110)

Based on 9,258 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 50.3% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 930 averaged 49.6% 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 75.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 72.6Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 930 is 35.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 930 performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 365Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 352Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,258 samples)
Min Avg Max
52 SC Int 70.4 95.1
56.9 SC Float 75.2 101
52.5 SC Mixed 72.6 98
58.2% 72.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
144 QC Int 236 328
157 QC Float 255 361
146 QC Mixed 246 349
55.6% 246 Pts
Min Avg Max
206 MC Int 332 460
233 MC Float 365 506
223 MC Mixed 352 489
52.3% 350 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 65.3
SC Float 74.9
SC Mixed 72.3
57% 70.8 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 277
QC Mixed 274
58% 256 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 354
53% 352 Pts
J1PR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.6
SC Float 74.8
SC Mixed 73.5
59% 73.3 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 271
QC Mixed 263
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 372
MC Mixed 366
54% 363 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.3
SC Float 74.5
SC Mixed 74.7
58% 72.2 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 248
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 362
54% 360 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 69.1
SC Float 73.9
SC Mixed 71.9
57% 71.6 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 251
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 339
MC Float 372
MC Mixed 356
53% 356 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.4
SC Float 74.6
SC Mixed 72.4
58% 72.1 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 231
53% 234 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 373
MC Mixed 346
53% 352 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.2
SC Float 73.2
SC Mixed 71
57% 70.8 Pts
QC Int 221
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 232
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 304
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 314
47% 317 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.3
SC Float 71.6
SC Mixed 68.5
55% 68.8 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 215
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 374
MC Mixed 360
54% 358 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 40.5
SC Float 45.8
SC Mixed 41
34% 42.4 Pts
QC Int 145
QC Float 178
QC Mixed 184
38% 169 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 372
MC Mixed 356
53% 355 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 37.5
SC Float 40.6
SC Mixed 39.1
31% 39.1 Pts
QC Int 125
QC Float 147
QC Mixed 140
31% 137 Pts
MC Int 183
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 197
29% 195 Pts
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Typical Core i7 930 Builds (Compare 3,680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

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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

3 months ago.

very old,slow and extreme WEAK


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