Average Bench: 51.6% (703rd of 1316)

Based on 15,209 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 720 @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 51.6% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 720 averaged 48.4% 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 80.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 47.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 720 is 24.9%. 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 175Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 173Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,209 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.3 Memory 80.7 92.7
20.3 1-Core 47.2 65.6
35.5 2-Core 80.4 111
47.5% 69.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
57.7 4-Core 127 161
82 8-Core 173 210
19.5% 150 Pts
Min Avg Max
82.7 64-Core 175 210
11.7% 175 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.9
1-Core 59.7
2-Core 98.5
56% 83.4 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 196
23% 174 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.2
1-Core 58.7
2-Core 82.8
54% 77.9 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 187
21% 164 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.8
1-Core 51.3
2-Core 80.4
52% 74.2 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 182
21% 159 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.1
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 95.2
54% 81.2 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 213
24% 181 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 49.3
2-Core 88.6
50% 73.4 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 202
23% 174 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 39.7
2-Core 76.7
46% 66.8 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 161
18% 139 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 76
1-Core 33.1
2-Core 65.8
41% 58.3 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 178
19% 148 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Core i7 Q 720 Builds (Compare 6,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $255

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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

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Good

3 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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