Average Bench: 43.7% (442nd of 1203)

Based on 3,515 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, BFEBFBFF000206A6 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2820QM CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 12%Average: 43.7% Great: 57%
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2820QM averaged 56.3% 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 70.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 134Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2820QM is 44.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2820QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 317Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 316Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,515 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.5 1-Core 70.1 88
36.1 2-Core 134 170
48.4% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
62.4 4-Core 228 320
88.2 8-Core 316 418
35.4% 272 Pts
Min Avg Max
97.8 64-Core 317 419
21.3% 317 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 2.3 GHz
1-Core 84.1
2-Core 165
59% 125 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 409
48% 364 Pts
64-Core 409
27% 409 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.5
2-Core 170
60% 128 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 415
45% 350 Pts
64-Core 410
28% 410 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 83.2
2-Core 167
59% 125 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 312
41% 302 Pts
64-Core 320
22% 320 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 83.2
2-Core 165
58% 124 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 399
44% 341 Pts
64-Core 379
25% 379 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
1-Core 80.7
2-Core 153
55% 117 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 406
44% 342 Pts
64-Core 405
27% 405 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.1
2-Core 162
58% 122 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 378
42% 322 Pts
64-Core 379
25% 379 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 66
2-Core 132
46% 99 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 335
38% 291 Pts
64-Core 338
23% 338 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.5
2-Core 121
43% 90.6 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 306
31% 244 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,360,284 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7-2820QM Builds (Compare 1,673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: HP EliteBook 8560w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $302

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-2820QM Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi7-2820QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$570.00
Clock Speed2.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.3 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

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 Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1224, FCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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