Average Bench: 26.5% (778th of 1197)

Based on 10,676 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 720 @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 13%Average: 26.5% Great: 35%
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 720 averaged 73.5% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 47.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 80.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 720 is 21.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 Q 720 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 174Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 171Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,676 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.7 1-Core 47.8 65.7
36.9 2-Core 80.7 111
31.1% 64.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
63.8 4-Core 125 162
89.2 8-Core 171 209
19.3% 148 Pts
Min Avg Max
91.1 64-Core 174 209
11.7% 174 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz
1-Core 65.2
2-Core 112
43% 88.3 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 203
24% 181 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz
1-Core 64.5
2-Core 109
42% 86.6 Pts
4-Core 161
8-Core 197
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 65.3
2-Core 111
43% 88.3 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 206
22% 174 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz
1-Core 62.6
2-Core 104
41% 83.6 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 197
23% 173 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,817,177 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7 Q 720 Builds (Compare 11,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $170

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-720QM Processor (6M Cache, 1.60 GHz)
Code NameClarksfield
Launch DateQ3'09
Processor Numberi7-720QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
Recommended Price$380.00
Clock Speed1.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.8 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Memory

Max Memory Size8 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPGA988
Processing Die Size296 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors774 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

1 month ago.

net superior


Good

23 months ago.

Very fast very stable and powerful. I am using in this year, in my laptop (2009) and have the performance of mid level


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