Average Bench: 38.8% (542nd of 1206)

Based on 9,358 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: 15%Average: 38.8% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i7-2620M averaged 61.1% 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 72.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 124Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2620M is 32.2%. 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 184Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 182Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,358 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.2 1-Core 72.6 88.7
38.1 2-Core 124 160
47.5% 98.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
52.8 4-Core 180 216
54 8-Core 182 216
24.6% 181 Pts
Min Avg Max
59.8 64-Core 184 216
12.4% 184 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.1
2-Core 146
57% 117 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 212
29% 213 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
Onboard, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89
2-Core 138
56% 114 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 204
29% 209 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.1
2-Core 153
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 214
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86
2-Core 138
55% 112 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 205
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 130
52% 106 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 207
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.5
2-Core 138
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 194
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88
2-Core 132
54% 110 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 192
23% 172 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
1-Core 73.9
2-Core 110
46% 91.9 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 162
21% 156 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.4
2-Core 91
32% 68.7 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 169
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,103,442 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2620M Builds (Compare 6,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

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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

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