Average Bench: 29.7% (675th of 1143)

Based on 5,174 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 740 @ 1.73GHz
Poor: 14%Average: 29.7% Great: 38%
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 740 averaged 70.2% 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 52.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 49.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 740 is 24%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 Q 740 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 198Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 192Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,174 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.6 SC Int 47.3 64.3
22.3 SC Float 52.7 71.9
20.4 SC Mixed 49.8 68.3
39.9% 49.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
60.4 QC Int 127 161
67.6 QC Float 141 181
65.2 QC Mixed 134 170
30.4% 134 Pts
Min Avg Max
93.6 MC Int 184 219
98.6 MC Float 198 235
93.2 MC Mixed 192 230
28.7% 192 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 58.2
SC Float 66.3
SC Mixed 61.2
50% 61.9 Pts
QC Int 150
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 173
37% 164 Pts
MC Int 206
MC Float 218
MC Mixed 213
32% 212 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.3
SC Float 71
SC Mixed 65.5
54% 66.9 Pts
QC Int 138
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 155
34% 152 Pts
MC Int 189
MC Float 230
MC Mixed 224
32% 214 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
SC Int 60.4
SC Float 65.9
SC Mixed 62.7
50% 63 Pts
QC Int 139
QC Float 168
QC Mixed 146
34% 151 Pts
MC Int 110
MC Float 128
MC Mixed 196
22% 145 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 53.8
SC Float 52.6
SC Mixed 52
42% 52.8 Pts
QC Int 135
QC Float 110
QC Mixed 108
27% 118 Pts
MC Int 73.6
MC Float 74.8
MC Mixed 78.4
11% 75.6 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 60.8
SC Float 68
SC Mixed 61
51% 63.3 Pts
QC Int 45.2
QC Float 58.3
QC Mixed 77.7
14% 60.4 Pts
MC Int 88.6
MC Float 101
MC Mixed 92.5
14% 94.1 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
SC Int 21.3
SC Float 23.4
SC Mixed 22.3
18% 22.3 Pts
QC Int 76.8
QC Float 78.2
QC Mixed 77.8
18% 77.6 Pts
MC Int 110
MC Float 120
MC Mixed 116
17% 115 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 20.5
SC Float 23.6
SC Mixed 22
18% 22 Pts
QC Int 68.8
QC Float 78.5
QC Mixed 72.4
17% 73.2 Pts
MC Int 94
MC Float 103
MC Mixed 100
15% 99 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 36%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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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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