Average Bench: 28.6% (746th of 1206)

Based on 1,453 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020655, BFEBFBFF00020652 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU L 640 @ 2.13GHz
Poor: 16%Average: 28.6% Great: 34%
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i7 L 640 averaged 71.4% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 57.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 92.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 L 640 is just 17.7%. 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 126Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 124Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,453 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.7 1-Core 57.1 70
49.2 2-Core 92.5 118
36.5% 74.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
71.1 4-Core 122 141
72.4 8-Core 124 142
16.8% 123 Pts
Min Avg Max
73.2 64-Core 126 142
8.4% 126 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 69.2
2-Core 116
45% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 136
8-Core 137
19% 137 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.8
2-Core 112
44% 90.2 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 136
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.9
2-Core 111
44% 90.1 Pts
4-Core 136
8-Core 135
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 135
9% 135 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 110
44% 89.3 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 137
19% 136 Pts
64-Core 135
9% 135 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.6
2-Core 106
44% 88.5 Pts
4-Core 71.8
8-Core 71.9
10% 71.9 Pts
64-Core 71.3
5% 71.3 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.8
2-Core 69.1
29% 58.4 Pts
4-Core 129
8-Core 130
18% 129 Pts
64-Core 132
9% 132 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.6
2-Core 80.6
31% 64.6 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 117
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 120
8% 120 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,106,424 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7 L 640 Builds (Compare 1,000 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
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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13 months ago.

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


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