Average Bench: 30.9% (669th of 1158)

Based on 5,841 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 740 @ 1.73GHz
Poor: 15%Average: 30.9% Great: 39%
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 740 averaged 69.0% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 55.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 52.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 740 is 23.3%. 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 203Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 197Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,841 samples)
Min Avg Max
20 SC Int 49.4 65
22.6 SC Float 55.4 72.2
21.4 SC Mixed 52.3 68.5
41.9% 52.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
66.9 QC Int 131 163
73.9 QC Float 145 182
72.7 QC Mixed 139 174
31.3% 138 Pts
Min Avg Max
104 MC Int 188 216
111 MC Float 203 233
108 MC Mixed 197 229
29.3% 196 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
SC Int 59.7
SC Float 68.8
SC Mixed 65.2
52% 64.6 Pts
QC Int 158
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 174
38% 169 Pts
MC Int 204
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 215
32% 213 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.4
SC Float 70.8
SC Mixed 67.1
53% 66.8 Pts
QC Int 155
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 159
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 199
MC Float 216
MC Mixed 209
31% 208 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 55.1
SC Float 60.9
SC Mixed 58.9
47% 58.3 Pts
QC Int 144
QC Float 173
QC Mixed 162
36% 159 Pts
MC Int 204
MC Float 219
MC Mixed 215
32% 212 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 58
SC Float 68.1
SC Mixed 63.1
50% 63.1 Pts
QC Int 153
QC Float 152
QC Mixed 150
34% 152 Pts
MC Int 215
MC Float 230
MC Mixed 223
33% 223 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 57.7
SC Float 63.7
SC Mixed 62.7
49% 61.4 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 159
QC Mixed 149
34% 152 Pts
MC Int 207
MC Float 229
MC Mixed 223
33% 220 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
SC Int 50.7
SC Float 69.1
SC Mixed 65.9
50% 61.9 Pts
QC Int 143
QC Float 140
QC Mixed 137
32% 140 Pts
MC Int 199
MC Float 216
MC Mixed 213
31% 209 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 47.4
SC Float 58.9
SC Mixed 60.2
44% 55.5 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 152
QC Mixed 131
32% 143 Pts
MC Int 194
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 201
29% 194 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
SC Int 14.3
SC Float 17.9
SC Mixed 19.4
14% 17.2 Pts
QC Int 50.8
QC Float 52.5
QC Mixed 53.6
12% 52.3 Pts
MC Int 70.6
MC Float 80.3
MC Mixed 73.2
11% 74.7 Pts
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 37%
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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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