Average Bench: 59.9% (252nd of 1158)

Based on 2,267 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3840QM CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 17%Average: 59.9% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3840QM averaged 40.1% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 87.4Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 426Pts

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3840QM is 57.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3840QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 426Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 432Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,267 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.3 SC Int 85 101
24.9 SC Float 87.4 104
24.4 SC Mixed 86.1 103
69% 86.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
80 QC Int 289 376
82.1 QC Float 295 386
80.8 QC Mixed 291 381
66.1% 292 Pts
Min Avg Max
124 MC Int 426 508
124 MC Float 426 506
126 MC Mixed 432 516
64.2% 428 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 107
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 373
84% 373 Pts
MC Int 523
MC Float 547
MC Mixed 541
80% 537 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 356
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 502
MC Mixed 510
76% 506 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.3
SC Float 99.1
SC Mixed 98.6
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 308
QC Mixed 314
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 497
MC Mixed 506
75% 501 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.4
SC Float 98.5
SC Mixed 96.9
78% 97.3 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 321
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 465
69% 462 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.2
SC Float 91.7
SC Mixed 92.7
73% 90.9 Pts
QC Int 303
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 304
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 456
64% 426 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 29
SC Float 34.5
SC Mixed 32.2
26% 31.9 Pts
QC Int 112
QC Float 151
QC Mixed 185
34% 149 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 481
MC Mixed 377
66% 443 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 31.7
SC Float 32.7
SC Mixed 32.8
26% 32.4 Pts
QC Int 129
QC Float 146
QC Mixed 164
33% 146 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 478
MC Mixed 484
73% 485 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.9
SC Float 52.2
SC Mixed 31.6
48% 59.6 Pts
QC Int 95.6
QC Float 104
QC Mixed 101
23% 100 Pts
MC Int 134
MC Float 147
MC Mixed 475
37% 252 Pts
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Typical Core i7-3840QM Builds (Compare 1,886 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Precision M4700

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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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