Average Bench: 62.3% (465th of 1316)

Based on 827 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , BFEBFBFF000206A6, 40F3D6B28CFDB8C8 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2920XM CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 62.3% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2920XM averaged 37.6% 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 80.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.8Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2920XM is 39.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2920XM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 339Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 339Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 827 samples)
Min Avg Max
50 Memory 80.7 90.8
19.2 1-Core 74.8 91.4
36.7 2-Core 142 177
61.2% 99.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
60.9 4-Core 242 326
87.5 8-Core 339 433
37.8% 291 Pts
Min Avg Max
90 64-Core 339 436
22.8% 339 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 230
83% 143 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 595
67% 516 Pts
64-Core 593
40% 593 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 76
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 95.2
50% 75.5 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 204
22% 172 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.3
1-Core 39.3
2-Core 84.9
43% 64.8 Pts
4-Core 136
8-Core 242
24% 189 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,178,242 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2920XM Builds (Compare 960 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision M6600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $58

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-2920XM Processor Extreme Edition (8M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi7-2920XM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.5 GHz
Max TDP55 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.3 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
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 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 Size37.5mm x 37.5mm (rPGA998)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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