Average Bench: 27.4% (765th of 1206)

Based on 11,055 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 720 @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 14%Average: 27.4% Great: 35%
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 720 averaged 72.5% 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 49.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 83.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 720 is 20.9%. 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 180Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 178Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,055 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.7 1-Core 49.4 65.4
40.7 2-Core 83.4 111
32.2% 66.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
70.2 4-Core 131 162
99.6 8-Core 178 210
20.1% 154 Pts
Min Avg Max
102 64-Core 180 211
12.1% 180 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.5
2-Core 110
42% 87.3 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 195
22% 170 Pts
64-Core 195
13% 195 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.6
2-Core 104
41% 83.6 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 196
22% 172 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz
1-Core 53.3
2-Core 83.1
34% 68.2 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 177
20% 155 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 35.2
2-Core 69.5
25% 52.3 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 178
20% 151 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31.3
2-Core 73
24% 52.2 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 166
19% 143 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 22.4
2-Core 44.9
16% 33.7 Pts
4-Core 84.1
8-Core 113
13% 98.8 Pts
64-Core 111
7% 111 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 5.4
2-Core 10.9
4% 8.15 Pts
4-Core 21.4
8-Core 27.5
3% 24.5 Pts
64-Core 27.3
2% 27.3 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,130,177 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i7 Q 720 Builds (Compare 12,468 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $185

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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.

Good

2 years 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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