Average Bench: 52.4% (651st of 1239)

Based on 6,222 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3517U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 52.4% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3517U averaged 47.6% 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 78.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 61.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3517U is 27.9%. 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 159Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,222 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.4 Memory 78.3 89.6
20 1-Core 61.6 81.1
34.5 2-Core 105 143
52.9% 81.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.8 4-Core 156 199
54.2 8-Core 159 200
21.5% 157 Pts
Min Avg Max
54.5 64-Core 159 199
10.7% 159 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 87.4
1-Core 79.3
2-Core 127
63% 97.9 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 195
26% 193 Pts
64-Core 195
13% 195 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.4
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 143
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 191
27% 195 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.1
1-Core 81.7
2-Core 131
62% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 202
28% 202 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.3
1-Core 20
2-Core 46.4
39% 51.2 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 142
16% 123 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.6
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 129
56% 91.7 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 188
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 0.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 54.7
2-Core 66.1
47% 66.5 Pts
4-Core 65.2
8-Core 66.2
9% 65.7 Pts
64-Core 68
5% 68 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.8
1-Core 21.4
2-Core 51.9
35% 48 Pts
4-Core 63.3
8-Core 70.5
9% 66.9 Pts
64-Core 95
6% 95 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,616,477 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-3517U Builds (Compare 777 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

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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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