Average Bench: 52.1% (248th of 1182)

Based on 2,714 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3840QM CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 15%Average: 52.1% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3840QM averaged 47.8% 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 86.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 167Pts

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3840QM is 50.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3840QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 432Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 428Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,714 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.5 1-Core 86.4 103
48.6 2-Core 167 200
60% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
86.5 4-Core 295 383
128 8-Core 428 514
46.7% 361 Pts
Min Avg Max
129 64-Core 432 516
29% 432 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 201
71% 151 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 508
57% 440 Pts
64-Core 517
35% 517 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.6
2-Core 199
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 364
8-Core 505
56% 434 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 194
68% 146 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 500
56% 430 Pts
64-Core 500
34% 500 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 200
72% 152 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 453
53% 402 Pts
64-Core 438
29% 438 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.4
2-Core 186
67% 141 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 430
48% 369 Pts
64-Core 426
29% 426 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 195
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 424
47% 364 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 19.7
2-Core 44.7
15% 32.2 Pts
4-Core 70.2
8-Core 127
12% 98.6 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

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Typical Core i7-3840QM Builds (Compare 2,191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Dell Precision M4700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $280

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3840QM Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor Numberi7-3840QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$568.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.8 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 Frequency1.3 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 SupportedFCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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