Average Bench: 33% (659th of 1203)

Based on 5,559 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3517U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 11%Average: 33% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i7-3517U averaged 67.0% 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 60.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 105Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3517U is 31.8%. 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 158Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,559 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.1 1-Core 60.7 81
33.1 2-Core 105 142
39.9% 82.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
51.7 4-Core 155 199
54.5 8-Core 158 200
21.4% 157 Pts
Min Avg Max
54.7 64-Core 159 200
10.7% 159 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.3
2-Core 124
50% 102 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 197
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.2
2-Core 117
46% 94.2 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 173
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.2
2-Core 109
44% 89.3 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 187
21% 161 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.5
2-Core 99.2
38% 78.8 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 187
22% 168 Pts
64-Core 189
13% 189 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 20.9
2-Core 37.8
14% 29.3 Pts
4-Core 53
8-Core 51.6
7% 52.3 Pts
64-Core 52.2
4% 52.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,360,284 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-3517U Builds (Compare 687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: Asus UX32VD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 23% - Poor Total price: $107

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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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