Average Bench: 55.8% (283rd of 1206)

Based on 3,070 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3840QM CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 17%Average: 55.8% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3840QM averaged 44.1% 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 87.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 169Pts

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3840QM is 51.8%. 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 431Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 426Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,070 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.7 1-Core 87.5 103
49.2 2-Core 169 202
60.7% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
91.2 4-Core 297 387
128 8-Core 426 514
46.8% 362 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 64-Core 431 517
28.9% 431 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 103
2-Core 197
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 502
57% 437 Pts
64-Core 508
34% 508 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 182
68% 142 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 453
52% 394 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 192
70% 147 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 464
50% 390 Pts
64-Core 480
32% 480 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98
2-Core 183
67% 141 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 494
51% 403 Pts
64-Core 464
31% 464 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.2
2-Core 173
64% 135 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 473
49% 384 Pts
64-Core 482
32% 482 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 138
60% 120 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 384
42% 327 Pts
64-Core 386
26% 386 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.5
2-Core 166
62% 129 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 377
41% 318 Pts
64-Core 382
26% 382 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,128,478 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i7-3840QM Builds (Compare 2,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Dell Precision M4700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - 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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