Average Bench: 52.8% (653rd of 1276)

Based on 13,624 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 720 @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 52.8% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 720 averaged 47.2% 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 82.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 48.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 720 is 21%. 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 177Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 175Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,624 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.6 Memory 82.8 92.9
21.5 1-Core 48.4 65.6
40.5 2-Core 82.2 111
48.6% 71.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
67.4 4-Core 128 160
96.7 8-Core 175 210
19.8% 151 Pts
Min Avg Max
96.8 64-Core 177 211
11.9% 177 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 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 62.6
2-Core 92.4
56% 82 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 193
23% 175 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.3
1-Core 65.5
2-Core 114
59% 90.1 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 196
22% 172 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.7
1-Core 66.3
2-Core 104
57% 85.5 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 198
22% 170 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.9
1-Core 42.3
2-Core 75.4
48% 68.5 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 185
20% 158 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 60.5
2-Core 80.8
51% 74.5 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 198
22% 171 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz
Memory 78.7
1-Core 43
2-Core 78.8
46% 66.8 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 183
20% 157 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 78
1-Core 37.2
2-Core 62.5
42% 59.2 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 181
19% 149 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 36,005,376 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i7 Q 720 Builds (Compare 4,438 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $126

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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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