Average Bench: 49.8% (338th of 1143)

Based on 5,145 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, , BFEBFBFF000306A8 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3612QM CPU @ 2.10GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 49.8% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3612QM averaged 50.2% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 72.6Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 353Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3612QM is 31%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3612QM performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 352Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 355Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,145 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.6 SC Int 71.2 82.2
33.3 SC Float 72.6 84.4
32.9 SC Mixed 71.7 83.2
57.5% 71.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
119 QC Int 239 297
127 QC Float 244 306
128 QC Mixed 242 301
54.8% 242 Pts
Min Avg Max
208 MC Int 353 396
210 MC Float 352 394
208 MC Mixed 355 402
53% 353 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
N/A, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
SC Int 78.2
SC Float 80.8
SC Mixed 79.3
64% 79.4 Pts
QC Int 295
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 280
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 398
59% 394 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
SC Int 78.4
SC Float 81
SC Mixed 79.3
64% 79.6 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 264
60% 263 Pts
MC Int 383
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 388
58% 384 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
SC Int 75.1
SC Float 67.9
SC Mixed 76.3
58% 73.1 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 268
59% 262 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 387
MC Mixed 393
59% 391 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.4
SC Float 77.7
SC Mixed 76.8
61% 76.3 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 256
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 375
MC Mixed 377
56% 374 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.8
SC Float 76.9
SC Mixed 75.4
61% 76 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 248
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 377
MC Float 375
MC Mixed 383
57% 379 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.9
SC Float 78.1
SC Mixed 74.5
61% 75.8 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 238
QC Mixed 238
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 389
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 398
59% 393 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.5
SC Float 59.9
SC Mixed 56.7
50% 63 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 242
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 384
MC Mixed 385
58% 385 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.5
SC Float 81.9
SC Mixed 70.8
62% 77.4 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 207
51% 223 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 296
44% 292 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 29
SC Float 32.9
SC Mixed 31.9
25% 31.3 Pts
QC Int 76.8
QC Float 127
QC Mixed 118
24% 107 Pts
MC Int 275
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 284
42% 279 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,853,097 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-3612QM Builds (Compare 1,228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 7520

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 141% - Outstanding Total price: $63

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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

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