Average Bench: 61.7% (496th of 1385)

Based on 4,317 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1FEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2860QM CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 61.7% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2860QM averaged 38.2% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 79.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 75.9Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2860QM is 41.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2860QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 338Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 337Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,317 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.5 Memory 79.4 90.2
18.7 1-Core 75.9 93.4
29.9 2-Core 144 182
59.9% 99.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
54.3 4-Core 243 332
78.5 8-Core 337 437
36.5% 290 Pts
Min Avg Max
79.5 64-Core 338 437
20.9% 338 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 174
68% 115 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 393
46% 358 Pts
64-Core 389
24% 389 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 86.1
2-Core 170
66% 113 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 366
42% 328 Pts
64-Core 358
22% 358 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.9
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 170
65% 112 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 365
42% 326 Pts
64-Core 361
22% 361 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 76
1-Core 63.7
2-Core 127
54% 88.9 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 292
33% 259 Pts
64-Core 303
19% 303 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 39.2
1-Core 31.8
2-Core 69.2
28% 46.7 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 191
19% 154 Pts
64-Core 214
13% 214 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 58,739,922 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7-2860QM Builds (Compare 413 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision M6600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $487

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-2860QM Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi7-2860QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$568.00
Clock Speed2.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.3 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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 TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5 x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31.0 x 24.0mm (BGA1224)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1224, FCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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