Average Bench: 35.6% (573rd of 1137)

Based on 1,940 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU M 640 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 13%Average: 35.6% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i7 M 640 averaged 64.4% 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 70Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.2Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 M 640 is 30.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 M 640 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 165Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 160Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,940 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.5 SC Int 65.5 80.5
21.8 SC Float 70 85.7
21.2 SC Mixed 67.2 83.1
54.1% 67.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
51 QC Int 149 183
55.1 QC Float 160 197
54.2 QC Mixed 155 191
35% 155 Pts
Min Avg Max
51.7 MC Int 154 183
57.1 MC Float 165 198
57.3 MC Mixed 160 192
23.9% 160 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 75.4
SC Float 81.7
SC Mixed 79.2
63% 78.8 Pts
QC Int 174
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 176
40% 178 Pts
MC Int 173
MC Float 185
MC Mixed 180
27% 179 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.8
SC Float 84.7
SC Mixed 80.7
65% 81.4 Pts
QC Int 167
QC Float 178
QC Mixed 173
39% 173 Pts
MC Int 166
MC Float 182
MC Mixed 176
26% 175 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78
SC Float 84.6
SC Mixed 82.3
65% 81.6 Pts
QC Int 163
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 170
38% 169 Pts
MC Int 162
MC Float 176
MC Mixed 170
25% 170 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.1
SC Float 70.2
SC Mixed 68.2
54% 67.8 Pts
QC Int 158
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 170
37% 164 Pts
MC Int 162
MC Float 176
MC Mixed 171
25% 170 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 55.1
SC Float 60.1
SC Mixed 80.1
52% 65.1 Pts
QC Int 171
QC Float 164
QC Mixed 142
36% 159 Pts
MC Int 171
MC Float 134
MC Mixed 146
23% 150 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 60.1
SC Float 56.9
SC Mixed 63
48% 60 Pts
QC Int 149
QC Float 154
QC Mixed 152
34% 152 Pts
MC Int 144
MC Float 159
MC Mixed 152
23% 152 Pts
Onboard, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.3
SC Float 70.2
SC Mixed 57.7
52% 64.7 Pts
QC Int 172
QC Float 179
QC Mixed 157
38% 170 Pts
MC Int 153
MC Float 165
MC Mixed 160
24% 159 Pts
On Board, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.3
SC Float 73.4
SC Mixed 58.8
52% 65.2 Pts
QC Int 138
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 142
34% 152 Pts
MC Int 160
MC Float 161
MC Mixed 146
23% 156 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 23.2
SC Float 25.5
SC Mixed 25.1
20% 24.6 Pts
QC Int 54.2
QC Float 58.4
QC Mixed 55.6
13% 56.1 Pts
MC Int 57.2
MC Float 62.5
MC Mixed 58.6
9% 59.4 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,188,780 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7 M 640 Builds (Compare 2,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

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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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