Average Bench: 61.8% (470th of 1305)

Based on 9,866 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, , BFEBFBFF000306A8 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3612QM CPU @ 2.10GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 61.8% Great: 70%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3612QM averaged 38.1% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 80.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 71.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3612QM is 26.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3612QM performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 346Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 342Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,866 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.9 Memory 80.5 88.6
32.7 1-Core 71.6 83.8
65.4 2-Core 136 162
59.7% 96.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
115 4-Core 237 300
170 8-Core 342 400
37.5% 290 Pts
Min Avg Max
169 64-Core 346 403
23.2% 346 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.4
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 151
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 372
41% 316 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.2
1-Core 57.7
2-Core 108
56% 84.6 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 269
30% 233 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.2
1-Core 80.5
2-Core 156
62% 103 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 394
43% 332 Pts
64-Core 397
27% 397 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.9
1-Core 83.1
2-Core 145
61% 101 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 400
41% 325 Pts
64-Core 398
27% 398 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
Memory 78.9
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 131
59% 94.9 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 363
37% 292 Pts
64-Core 389
26% 389 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 81.1
2-Core 152
60% 101 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 397
43% 333 Pts
64-Core 300
20% 300 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.3
1-Core 75
2-Core 103
58% 87 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 269
28% 221 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,982,368 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-3612QM Builds (Compare 906 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 7520

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Poor Total price: $32

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3612QM Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz) BGA
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi7-3612QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$378.00
Clock Speed2.1 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.1 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 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 Frequency1.1 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 TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size31.0 x 24.0mm (BGA1224)
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1224

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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Excellent

12 months ago.

buyed for year and better than most today!!!!


Poor

2 months ago.

its okay but.... no game can run with this and 8gb ram and 2gb gpu. i cant even play 1.8 minecraft without lag


Excellent

6 days ago.

good performance for multithread applications


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