Average Bench: 59.9% (267th of 1173)

Based on 2,450 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 44%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3840QM averaged 40.0% 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

Multi Core Integer Speed 430Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 87.7Pts

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3840QM is 57.2%. 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 428Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 434Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,450 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.3 SC Int 85.5 102
25.1 SC Float 87.7 104
24.5 SC Mixed 86.3 103
69.2% 86.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
83.6 QC Int 290 377
85.4 QC Float 296 390
85.2 QC Mixed 291 381
66.3% 292 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 MC Int 430 508
125 MC Float 428 506
128 MC Mixed 434 516
64.6% 431 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.6
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 92.8
78% 96.9 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 372
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 501
MC Mixed 508
75% 503 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 99
SC Mixed 96.7
78% 97.5 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 316
72% 317 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 491
71% 471 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 31.3
SC Float 98.5
SC Mixed 78.4
55% 69.4 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 313
QC Mixed 319
71% 314 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 473
69% 462 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.7
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 97
77% 96.2 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 312
QC Mixed 281
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 453
MC Mixed 493
72% 478 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.4
SC Float 77.1
SC Mixed 76.6
61% 76 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 274
60% 267 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 400
59% 392 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 11.1
SC Float 70.5
SC Mixed 78.6
43% 53.4 Pts
QC Int 185
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 207
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 379
MC Mixed 352
56% 371 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 20.6
SC Float 23.3
SC Mixed 23
18% 22.3 Pts
QC Int 63.3
QC Float 69.8
QC Mixed 74.3
16% 69.1 Pts
MC Int 111
MC Float 113
MC Mixed 111
17% 112 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 15.5
SC Float 17.9
SC Mixed 16
13% 16.5 Pts
QC Int 59.5
QC Float 57.5
QC Mixed 60.9
13% 59.3 Pts
MC Int 83
MC Float 78.4
MC Mixed 83
12% 81.5 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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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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