Average Bench: 55.4% (289th of 1206)

Based on 1,792 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3820QM CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 55.4% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3820QM averaged 44.5% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 87.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 168Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3820QM is 37.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3820QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 434Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 428Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,792 samples)
Min Avg Max
42 1-Core 87.5 100
77.8 2-Core 168 194
60.4% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 4-Core 294 372
183 8-Core 428 500
46.6% 361 Pts
Min Avg Max
193 64-Core 434 502
29.1% 434 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.5
2-Core 191
68% 145 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 495
56% 431 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.8
2-Core 193
68% 145 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 493
56% 427 Pts
64-Core 497
33% 497 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
1-Core 95.3
2-Core 176
65% 135 Pts
4-Core 323
8-Core 353
46% 338 Pts
64-Core 391
26% 391 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.2
2-Core 175
64% 135 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 488
51% 401 Pts
64-Core 488
33% 488 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
1-Core 91.9
2-Core 177
64% 135 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 496
51% 402 Pts
64-Core 475
32% 475 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84
2-Core 168
59% 126 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 374
40% 311 Pts
64-Core 369
25% 369 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.3
2-Core 112
41% 85.9 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 294
32% 246 Pts
64-Core 320
22% 320 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,610,001 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i7-3820QM Builds (Compare 2,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

System: HP EliteBook 8570w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $275

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3820QM Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi7-3820QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$568.00
Clock Speed2.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.7 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.25 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5 x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31.0 x 24.0mm (BGA1224)
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1224, FCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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