Average Bench: 50.4% (743rd of 1316)

Based on 232 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2617M CPU @ 1.50GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 50.4% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2617M averaged 49.5% 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. Memory Latency 78.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 54.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2617M is just 18.4%. 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 232 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.8 Memory 78.7 86.1
21.7 1-Core 54.3 67.6
37.8 2-Core 90.1 116
49.6% 74.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
49.7 4-Core 131 155
66.4 8-Core 134 156
18.1% 133 Pts
Min Avg Max
59.1 64-Core 134 156
9% 134 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Onboard, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 66.1
2-Core 103
56% 84.3 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 154
21% 153 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 66.8
2-Core 110
56% 86.3 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 158
21% 157 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz
Memory 80.4
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 112
55% 85 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 152
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 24
2-Core 47.9
38% 51.2 Pts
4-Core 108
8-Core 135
16% 121 Pts
64-Core 111
8% 111 Pts
Onboard, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.8
1-Core 51.5
2-Core 89.1
49% 73.5 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 134
17% 126 Pts
64-Core 139
9% 139 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.5
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 101
50% 77.6 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 154
20% 147 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.3
1-Core 32.1
2-Core 36.9
34% 45.4 Pts
4-Core 54.4
8-Core 81.6
9% 68 Pts
64-Core 82.2
6% 82.2 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 2.91
1-Core 4
2-Core 8.8
3% 5.24 Pts
4-Core 20.3
8-Core 19.8
3% 20 Pts
64-Core 20.7
1% 20.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,035,708 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2617M Builds (Compare 113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

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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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