Average Bench: 44% (439th of 1206)

Based on 1,493 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 940 @ 2.93GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 44% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7 940 averaged 56.0% 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 68.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 133Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 940 is just 17.3%. 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 342Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 338Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,493 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.6 1-Core 68.7 79.6
97.6 2-Core 133 153
47.8% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
169 4-Core 235 283
212 8-Core 338 388
37% 286 Pts
Min Avg Max
200 64-Core 342 390
23% 342 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.2
2-Core 141
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 371
43% 326 Pts
64-Core 373
25% 373 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 141
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 368
42% 319 Pts
64-Core 371
25% 371 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
1-Core 73.2
2-Core 140
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 368
40% 308 Pts
64-Core 371
25% 371 Pts
J1PR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.1
2-Core 137
47% 100 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 366
42% 319 Pts
64-Core 379
25% 379 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 142
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 366
39% 305 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.5
2-Core 136
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 356
39% 302 Pts
64-Core 354
24% 354 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.7
2-Core 139
46% 99.8 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 363
39% 306 Pts
64-Core 366
25% 366 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59.4
2-Core 106
40% 82.8 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 338
34% 268 Pts
64-Core 354
24% 354 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,128,478 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7 940 Builds (Compare 1,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P6T DELUXE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $885

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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

6 months ago.

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


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