Average Bench: 31.5% (686th of 1206)

Based on 752 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 840 @ 1.87GHz
Poor: 14%Average: 31.5% Great: 40%
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 840 averaged 68.5% 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 57.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 97.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 840 is 25.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 Q 840 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 207Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 203Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 752 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.2 1-Core 57.5 75.6
41.7 2-Core 97.6 134
37.5% 77.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
72.9 4-Core 147 182
101 8-Core 203 237
22.8% 175 Pts
Min Avg Max
104 64-Core 207 238
13.9% 207 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 116
46% 94.7 Pts
4-Core 161
8-Core 227
25% 194 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.1
2-Core 114
45% 91.8 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 226
26% 197 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.5
2-Core 119
47% 95.7 Pts
4-Core 157
8-Core 230
25% 194 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.2
2-Core 104
44% 88.3 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 228
25% 195 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 83
29% 62.3 Pts
4-Core 157
8-Core 213
24% 185 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz
1-Core 31.9
2-Core 85.1
26% 58.5 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 197
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.1
2-Core 67.3
28% 56.7 Pts
4-Core 68.9
8-Core 63.1
9% 66 Pts
64-Core 67.6
4% 67.6 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz
1-Core 30.2
2-Core 57.2
21% 43.7 Pts
4-Core 97.6
8-Core 166
17% 132 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,645,910 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7 Q 840 Builds (Compare 1,141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 8540w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Poor Total price: $335

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-840QM Processor (8M Cache, 1.86 GHz)
Code NameClarksfield
Launch DateQ3'10
Processor Numberi7-840QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
Recommended Price$570.00
Clock Speed1.86 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Memory

Max Memory Size8 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPGA988
Processing Die Size296 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors774 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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