Average Bench: 50.6% (710th of 1255)

Based on 191 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2617M CPU @ 1.50GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 50.6% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2617M averaged 49.4% 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. Memory Latency 79Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 53.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2617M is just 18.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2617M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 134Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 134Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 191 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.7 Memory 79 86.1
21.7 1-Core 53.9 67.7
37.7 2-Core 89.5 116
49.5% 74.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
59 4-Core 131 155
66.3 8-Core 134 156
18.1% 133 Pts
Min Avg Max
58.7 64-Core 134 156
9% 134 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 66.6
2-Core 107
56% 86 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 155
21% 154 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 67.4
2-Core 88.4
54% 79.8 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 154
21% 153 Pts
64-Core 151
10% 151 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz
Memory 81.5
1-Core 26.5
2-Core 85.2
43% 64.4 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 145
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.3
1-Core 62.5
2-Core 105
53% 81.8 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 146
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 147
10% 147 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.3
1-Core 62
2-Core 92.6
50% 76 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 145
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 57.2
2-Core 86.2
46% 70.6 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 145
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.6
1-Core 22.3
2-Core 42.7
37% 48.2 Pts
4-Core 69.1
8-Core 68.3
9% 68.7 Pts
64-Core 62.5
4% 62.5 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 25.3
1-Core 6.4
2-Core 13.7
12% 15.1 Pts
4-Core 22
8-Core 20.3
3% 21.1 Pts
64-Core 21.6
1% 21.6 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,459,865 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2617M Builds (Compare 285 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-2617M Processor (4M Cache, up to 2.60 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi7-2617M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed1.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP17 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency950 MHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size8 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 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 Size31.0mm x 24.0mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1023

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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