Average Bench: 64.8% (514th of 1456)

Based on 9,911 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, , 0FABFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3720QM CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3720QM @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 42%Average: 64.8% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3720QM averaged 35.2% 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 78.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 82.8Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3720QM is 31.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3720QM performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 404Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 399Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,911 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.9 Memory 78.2 88.5
32.6 1-Core 82.8 95.2
62.8 2-Core 159 186
62.9% 107 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 4-Core 281 354
150 8-Core 399 470
42.7% 340 Pts
Min Avg Max
159 64-Core 404 470
25% 404 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.9
1-Core 89.6
2-Core 180
67% 116 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 453
52% 403 Pts
64-Core 456
28% 456 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.4
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 170
66% 114 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 435
48% 376 Pts
64-Core 443
27% 443 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 169
64% 111 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 441
47% 376 Pts
64-Core 438
27% 438 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.4
1-Core 87.8
2-Core 178
66% 114 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 262
38% 281 Pts
64-Core 229
14% 229 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 69
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 164
60% 104 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 424
45% 360 Pts
64-Core 451
28% 451 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.5
1-Core 68.2
2-Core 137
56% 93.7 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 346
39% 307 Pts
64-Core 346
21% 346 Pts
Onboard, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
Memory 79
1-Core 57.3
2-Core 116
52% 84.1 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 269
27% 220 Pts
64-Core 254
16% 254 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.1
1-Core 52.8
2-Core 104
47% 75.2 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 201
22% 175 Pts
64-Core 248
15% 248 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.4
1-Core 23.7
2-Core 45.4
30% 42.2 Pts
4-Core 56
8-Core 102
10% 78.8 Pts
64-Core 86.8
5% 86.8 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3720QM Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi7-3720QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$378.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.25 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

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 Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1224, FCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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18 months ago.

Still works. 10 years I use it. not bad..


Excellent

3 years ago.

Perfom as well as a mobile third gen ryzen 7 which is outsanding considering the age of this chip ! The downfalls : heat and consume a lot of power !


Excellent

3 years ago.

Great value and many workstation laptops have it. Doesn't beat the new processors but you can get this at a much lower price and it only loses 10-20% to the new chips.


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