Average Bench: 29% (738th of 1206)

Based on 7,985 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 740 @ 1.73GHz
Poor: 13%Average: 29% Great: 37%
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 740 averaged 71.0% 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 52.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 88.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 740 is 23.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 Q 740 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 193Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 189Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,985 samples)
Min Avg Max
21 1-Core 52.1 68.5
38.1 2-Core 88.1 117
33.9% 70.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
62.5 4-Core 138 175
89.7 8-Core 189 228
21.4% 164 Pts
Min Avg Max
97.5 64-Core 193 230
12.9% 193 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 1.75 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69
2-Core 120
46% 94.3 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 230
27% 204 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.9
2-Core 119
44% 91.8 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 216
25% 191 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 57.5
2-Core 94.4
37% 75.9 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 212
25% 189 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
1-Core 61.2
2-Core 96.4
39% 78.8 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 144
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
1-Core 55.9
2-Core 95.1
36% 75.5 Pts
4-Core 141
8-Core 224
23% 182 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50
2-Core 99.4
35% 74.7 Pts
4-Core 133
8-Core 189
21% 161 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
1-Core 41.4
2-Core 81.7
29% 61.5 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 196
22% 171 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Core i7 Q 740 Builds (Compare 912 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Asus G73Jh

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 31% - Below average Total price: $205

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-740QM Processor (6M cache, 1.73 GHz)
Code NameClarksfield
Launch DateQ3'10
Processor Numberi7-740QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
Recommended Price$380.00
Clock Speed1.73 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.93 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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