Average Bench: 53.5% (653rd of 1316)

Based on 11,111 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 740 @ 1.73GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 53.5% Great: 61%
Gaming 53%
Desktop 57%
Workstation 38%
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Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 740 averaged 46.5% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 82.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 52Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 740 is 22%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 Q 740 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 190Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 188Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 11,111 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.7 Memory 82.8 92.8
21.7 1-Core 52 68.8
40.8 2-Core 87.6 118
50.1% 74.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
67.8 4-Core 136 174
99.6 8-Core 188 227
21.1% 162 Pts
Min Avg Max
103 64-Core 190 229
12.8% 190 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
Memory 92.7
1-Core 61.6
2-Core 85.2
55% 79.8 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 198
25% 187 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 64.9
2-Core 112
56% 86.4 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 215
26% 195 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 55.8
2-Core 97.9
53% 79.5 Pts
4-Core 161
8-Core 208
24% 184 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.3
1-Core 68.2
2-Core 118
58% 90.3 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 228
25% 191 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 65.9
2-Core 119
58% 89.7 Pts
4-Core 149
8-Core 190
22% 170 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.8
1-Core 38.8
2-Core 74.6
42% 61.7 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 189
20% 154 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,609,430 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 8%
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Desktop 55%
Workstation 7%
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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


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 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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4 months ago.

Yep, absolute dookie for gaming


9 months ago.

does it's job but a hell for gaming

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