Average Bench: 52% (698th of 1323)

Based on 8,105 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3517U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 32%Average: 52% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3517U averaged 47.9% 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 76.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 64.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3517U is 28.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3517U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 166Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 165Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,105 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.7 Memory 76.2 89.1
20.2 1-Core 64.2 81.3
34.7 2-Core 109 143
53.3% 83 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.2 4-Core 163 199
55.8 8-Core 165 200
22.5% 164 Pts
Min Avg Max
56.4 64-Core 166 200
11.1% 166 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.7
1-Core 70.1
2-Core 113
60% 91.3 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 185
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 125
8% 125 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.4
1-Core 79.9
2-Core 130
60% 96 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 197
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.5
1-Core 59.8
2-Core 135
56% 90.9 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 203
28% 202 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.3
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 133
60% 96.4 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 196
27% 196 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.9
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 130
58% 94 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 199
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 82.1
2-Core 109
62% 93.2 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 109
15% 109 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.4
1-Core 52.1
2-Core 84.6
49% 72.7 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 136
19% 136 Pts
64-Core 135
9% 135 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.4
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 121
52% 84.6 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 200
28% 203 Pts
64-Core 139
9% 139 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,532,553 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-3517U Builds (Compare 1,534 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 5521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $35

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3517U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi7-3517U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed1.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP17 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 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
Secure KeyYes

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 TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size31.0mm x 24.0mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1023

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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