Average Bench: 44.9% (832nd of 1255)

Based on 3,713 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU M 640 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 44.9% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7 M 640 averaged 55.1% 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. Memory Latency 62.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 70.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 M 640 is just 16.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 M 640 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 160Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 160Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,713 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.7 Memory 62.8 67.7
27.2 1-Core 70.2 83.4
42.1 2-Core 116 145
51.1% 83 Pts
Min Avg Max
69.1 4-Core 157 191
70.3 8-Core 160 191
21.6% 159 Pts
Min Avg Max
67.5 64-Core 160 191
10.7% 160 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.6
1-Core 46.3
2-Core 122
57% 88.1 Pts
4-Core 94.2
8-Core 162
16% 128 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.1
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 144
59% 97.9 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 177
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 75.1
5% 75.1 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.8
1-Core 79.1
2-Core 129
56% 91.4 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 179
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 67
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 141
58% 96.2 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 171
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.9
1-Core 83.8
2-Core 140
57% 95.3 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 172
23% 171 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.1
1-Core 36.1
2-Core 59.7
35% 51.3 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 172
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.7
1-Core 34.2
2-Core 97.5
40% 64.8 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 163
19% 143 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 21.2
1-Core 17.6
2-Core 30.7
15% 23.2 Pts
4-Core 41.6
8-Core 51.7
6% 46.7 Pts
64-Core 36
2% 36 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,560,595 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7 M 640 Builds (Compare 4,347 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: Dell Latitude E6410

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $85

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-640M Processor (4M Cache, 2.80 GHz)
Code NameArrandale
Launch DateQ3'10
Processor Numberi7-640M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.46 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency500 MHz
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency766 MHz
Clear Video HD TechYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size8 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth17.1 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

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
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package SizerPGA 37.5mmx 37.5mm, BGA 34mmx28mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography45 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedBGA1288, PGA988
Processing Die Size81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors382 million
Graphics and IMC Die Size114 mm2
# of Graphics and IMC Die Transistors177 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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