Average Bench: 52.4% (683rd of 1316)

Based on 1,950 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 820 @ 1.73GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 52.4% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 820 averaged 47.6% 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 80.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 53.4Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 820 is 41.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 Q 820 performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 188Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 184Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,950 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.5 Memory 80.6 93.1
14.2 1-Core 53.4 72.1
23.2 2-Core 90.7 125
50.1% 74.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
37.6 4-Core 136 176
53.4 8-Core 184 222
20.9% 160 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.2 64-Core 188 226
12.6% 188 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 72.7
2-Core 132
62% 97.6 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 236
28% 214 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
Memory 91.5
1-Core 47.6
2-Core 91.1
52% 76.7 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 212
25% 191 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 72.3
2-Core 112
61% 91.9 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 209
25% 189 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 67
2-Core 103
58% 87.1 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 204
23% 178 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 54.8
2-Core 89.3
50% 74.8 Pts
4-Core 133
8-Core 190
21% 162 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
Memory 72.8
1-Core 26.9
2-Core 53.7
37% 51.1 Pts
4-Core 92
8-Core 143
15% 117 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.3
1-Core 19.4
2-Core 37.6
28% 37.8 Pts
4-Core 59.6
8-Core 91.9
10% 75.8 Pts
64-Core 96.8
6% 96.8 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 48.3
1-Core 34.4
2-Core 21.6
27% 34.8 Pts
4-Core 30.3
8-Core 31.6
4% 31 Pts
64-Core 56.5
4% 56.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

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Typical Core i7 Q 820 Builds (Compare 423 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
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System: Dell Precision M6500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $367

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-820QM Processor (8M Cache, 1.73 GHz)
Code NameClarksfield
Launch DateQ3'09
Processor Numberi7-820QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed1.73 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.06 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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