Average Bench: 55.7% (280th of 1197)

Based on 2,861 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3840QM CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 17%Average: 55.7% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3840QM averaged 44.3% 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 87.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 169Pts

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3840QM is 51.7%. 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 435Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 429Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,861 samples)
Min Avg Max
25 1-Core 87.1 103
49 2-Core 169 201
60.5% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
91 4-Core 297 384
130 8-Core 429 514
47% 363 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 64-Core 435 517
29.2% 435 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 201
72% 152 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 512
57% 441 Pts
64-Core 508
34% 508 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99
2-Core 197
70% 148 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 386
53% 386 Pts
64-Core 391
26% 391 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 195
70% 148 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 502
55% 428 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 188
66% 141 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 410
46% 352 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.7
2-Core 153
54% 115 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 389
45% 343 Pts
64-Core 397
27% 397 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 153
54% 115 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 399
41% 325 Pts
64-Core 393
26% 393 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 24.6
2-Core 49.2
17% 36.9 Pts
4-Core 85.9
8-Core 128
14% 107 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,815,878 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i7-3840QM Builds (Compare 2,312 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: $279

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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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