Average Bench: 54.3% (635th of 1316)

Based on 14,125 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , 0FABFBFF000206A7, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2620M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 54.3% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2620M averaged 45.7% 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 78.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 71.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2620M is 28.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2620M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 180Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 180Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,125 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.8 Memory 78.1 90.3
19.3 1-Core 71.5 88.8
37 2-Core 124 160
57.4% 91.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
51.9 4-Core 178 216
51.7 8-Core 180 216
24.5% 179 Pts
Min Avg Max
51.8 64-Core 180 216
12.1% 180 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.8
1-Core 88.1
2-Core 153
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 216
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Memory 86.1
1-Core 86
2-Core 164
68% 112 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 177
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 88.1
2-Core 142
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 217
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 88.6
2-Core 155
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 215
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 83.1
2-Core 131
61% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 194
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 120
55% 88.7 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 165
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 158
11% 158 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.4
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 108
47% 77.2 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 169
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.7
1-Core 49.3
2-Core 68.5
40% 59.5 Pts
4-Core 89.8
8-Core 121
14% 106 Pts
64-Core 99.5
7% 99.5 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 19.6
1-Core 11.9
2-Core 20.3
12% 17.3 Pts
4-Core 37.6
8-Core 38.6
5% 38.1 Pts
64-Core 38.3
3% 38.3 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,442,765 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2620M Builds (Compare 4,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-2620M Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi7-2620M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.3 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 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 Size37.5mm x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1023, PPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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Good

6 months ago.

It's an i7, slightly faster than the i5


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