Average Bench: 54.8% (593rd of 1276)

Based on 13,602 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: 36%Average: 54.8% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2620M averaged 45.2% 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 79.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 71.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2620M is 26.1%. 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 181Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 181Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,602 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.4 Memory 79.4 89.7
20.7 1-Core 71.1 88.5
42.8 2-Core 121 158
57.5% 90.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
73 4-Core 177 216
72.8 8-Core 181 216
24.3% 179 Pts
Min Avg Max
77 64-Core 181 216
12.1% 181 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 88.6
2-Core 153
69% 110 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 218
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Memory 86.7
1-Core 85.5
2-Core 156
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 217
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 85
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 162
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 213
29% 213 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 76
2-Core 128
61% 96 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 208
29% 209 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Memory 82.9
1-Core 85.6
2-Core 161
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 216
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 74.2
2-Core 114
58% 90.1 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 184
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 47.3
2-Core 80.9
45% 66.8 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 110
15% 111 Pts
64-Core 84.7
6% 84.7 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Memory 58.1
1-Core 18.1
2-Core 34.6
28% 36.9 Pts
4-Core 46
8-Core 43.7
6% 44.8 Pts
64-Core 47.4
3% 47.4 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,783,251 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2620M Builds (Compare 2,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $28

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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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Poor

10 months ago.

It's an i7, slightly faster than the i5


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