Average Bench: 42.2% (475th of 1206)

Based on 40 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2710QE CPU @ 2.10GHz
Poor: 22%Average: 42.2% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2710QE averaged 57.7% 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 65.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 130Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2710QE is 28.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2710QE performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 313Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 314Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 40 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.4 1-Core 65.9 78
37.7 2-Core 130 151
46.2% 98.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
62.9 4-Core 226 283
86.3 8-Core 314 382
35% 270 Pts
Min Avg Max
96.8 64-Core 313 384
21% 313 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 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.2
2-Core 149
54% 113 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 121
28% 186 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
1-Core 74.5
2-Core 149
52% 112 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 107
27% 175 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.5
2-Core 140
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 365
35% 284 Pts
64-Core 367
25% 367 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 109
39% 82 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 280
32% 246 Pts
64-Core 279
19% 279 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 109
39% 82.2 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 274
29% 229 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 34.5
2-Core 69.6
24% 52 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 283
26% 213 Pts
64-Core 283
19% 283 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,711,973 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2710QE Builds (Compare 52 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Intel HURONRIVER

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 24% - Poor Total price: $134

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-2710QE Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi7-2710QE
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$321.00
Clock Speed2.1 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333/1600
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16+1x4, 2x8+1x4, 1x8+3x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes20

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

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

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm (rPGA988)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Sockets SupportedFCPGA988

Platform Protection

Trusted Execution TechYes

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