Average Bench: 66.4% (365th of 1276)

Based on 1,977 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 940 @ 2.93GHz
Poor: 56%Average: 66.4% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7 940 averaged 33.6% 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 89.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 68.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 940 is just 15.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 940 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 341Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 338Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,977 samples)
Min Avg Max
80 Memory 89.9 96.4
49 1-Core 68.4 74.7
91.4 2-Core 133 145
61.6% 97 Pts
Min Avg Max
158 4-Core 236 283
214 8-Core 338 378
37.1% 287 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 64-Core 341 379
22.9% 341 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
Memory 90.7
1-Core 70.7
2-Core 133
62% 98 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 374
42% 323 Pts
64-Core 372
25% 372 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 71.7
2-Core 140
63% 100 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 366
41% 313 Pts
64-Core 372
25% 372 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 92
1-Core 70.8
2-Core 140
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 301
35% 266 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 71
2-Core 140
63% 99.9 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 363
38% 297 Pts
64-Core 366
25% 366 Pts
J1PR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 56.9
2-Core 119
58% 89.3 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 367
36% 287 Pts
64-Core 373
25% 373 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 123
60% 92.9 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 320
34% 266 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 55.8
2-Core 108
56% 84.6 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 194
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
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Typical Core i7 940 Builds (Compare 559 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: Asus P6T DELUXE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $750

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-940 Processor (8M Cache, 2.93 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameBloomfield
Launch DateQ4'08
Processor Numberi7-940
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.800V-1.375V
Recommended Price$555.00
Clock Speed2.93 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed4.8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links1
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size24 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size42.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366
Processing Die Size263 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors731 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Good

16 months ago.

I like it, i can put my gtx 770 in it


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