Average Bench: 52.7% (669th of 1307)

Based on 7,392 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3517U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 52.7% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3517U averaged 47.2% 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 77.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 65.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3517U is 26.2%. 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 168Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 167Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,392 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.2 Memory 77.5 89
21.1 1-Core 65.3 81.2
37.3 2-Core 110 142
54.2% 84.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.3 4-Core 164 199
56.3 8-Core 167 200
22.5% 166 Pts
Min Avg Max
60.3 64-Core 168 200
11.3% 168 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.1
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 133
61% 96.8 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 202
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.3
1-Core 77.9
2-Core 140
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 198
27% 196 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.2
1-Core 80.8
2-Core 129
63% 98.3 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 146
24% 170 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 127
61% 96.1 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 188
23% 174 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 73.9
2-Core 132
60% 95.3 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 189
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.3
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 130
57% 93.1 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 198
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 72.9
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 107
51% 80.5 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 139
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.2
1-Core 25.4
2-Core 43.2
28% 39.6 Pts
4-Core 58.9
8-Core 85.9
9% 72.4 Pts
64-Core 23.8
2% 23.8 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,186,882 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-3517U Builds (Compare 1,156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 5521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $37

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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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