Average Bench: 28.5% (743rd of 1202)

Based on 1,387 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020655, BFEBFBFF00020652 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU L 640 @ 2.13GHz
Poor: 16%Average: 28.5% Great: 34%
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i7 L 640 averaged 71.5% 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 56.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 92.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 L 640 is just 18.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 L 640 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 125Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 124Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,387 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.2 1-Core 56.9 70
49.3 2-Core 92.3 118
36.4% 74.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
71.3 4-Core 122 141
72.4 8-Core 124 142
16.8% 123 Pts
Min Avg Max
72.3 64-Core 125 142
8.4% 125 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
1-Core 68.5
2-Core 111
44% 89.9 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 133
19% 136 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 113
44% 90.7 Pts
4-Core 133
8-Core 136
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
1-Core 67.8
2-Core 116
44% 91.8 Pts
4-Core 133
8-Core 133
18% 133 Pts
64-Core 133
9% 133 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.5
2-Core 114
42% 88.7 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 139
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 139
9% 139 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63
2-Core 113
42% 87.8 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 134
18% 134 Pts
64-Core 131
9% 131 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.4
2-Core 82.5
32% 66.4 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 122
17% 122 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
1-Core 47.8
2-Core 76.1
30% 61.9 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 119
15% 114 Pts
64-Core 128
9% 128 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 24.3
2-Core 59.6
19% 41.9 Pts
4-Core 92.1
8-Core 80.3
12% 86.2 Pts
64-Core 81
5% 81 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
1-Core 28
2-Core 52.2
19% 40.1 Pts
4-Core 70.9
8-Core 72.3
10% 71.6 Pts
64-Core 72.8
5% 72.8 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-640LM Processor (4M Cache, 2.13 GHz)
Code NameArrandale
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor Numberi7-640LM
# 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 Speed2.13 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.933 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP25 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency266 MHz
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency566 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 SizeBGA 34mm x 28mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography45 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedBGA1288
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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12 months ago.

its getting old and is getting slow i bet a modern day i3 is better than this


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