Average Bench: 24.8% (682nd of 1184)

Based on 7,517 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 740 @ 1.73GHz
Poor: 12%Average: 24.8% Great: 31%
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i7 Q 740 averaged 75.2% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 52.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 88.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 Q 740 is just 19.1%. 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 191Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,517 samples)
Min Avg Max
21 1-Core 52.1 68.7
39.4 2-Core 88.6 117
34% 70.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
64.1 4-Core 138 175
97 8-Core 191 227
21.4% 164 Pts
Min Avg Max
101 64-Core 193 229
13% 193 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
N/A, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.7
2-Core 107
43% 87.6 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 218
23% 181 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
1-Core 61.4
2-Core 86.8
37% 74.1 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 208
23% 178 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
1-Core 61.1
2-Core 95.9
38% 78.5 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 188
22% 169 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
1-Core 45.9
2-Core 81.4
30% 63.7 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 200
22% 170 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz
1-Core 42.5
2-Core 82.9
30% 62.7 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 222
22% 176 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 22.1
2-Core 44.4
16% 33.2 Pts
4-Core 85.1
8-Core 112
13% 98.3 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 1.75 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 52.8
2-Core 55.9
28% 54.3 Pts
4-Core 58.3
8-Core 42.7
7% 50.5 Pts
64-Core 22.5
2% 22.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,153,000 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i7 Q 740 Builds (Compare 882 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: 27% - Poor Total price: $207

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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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