Average Bench: 50.7% (781st of 1445)

Based on 8,454 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3517U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 50.7% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3517U averaged 49.2% 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 75.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 61.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3517U is 29.4%. 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 Speed 157Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 155Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,454 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.4 Memory 75.4 89.3
21.1 1-Core 61.2 79.8
36.6 2-Core 105 137
50.9% 80.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.2 4-Core 153 194
56.4 8-Core 155 194
20.5% 154 Pts
Min Avg Max
56.1 64-Core 157 194
9.7% 157 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.2
1-Core 73.6
2-Core 130
58% 94.7 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 184
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 184
11% 184 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.8
1-Core 75
2-Core 129
56% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 185
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 179
11% 179 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.3
1-Core 70.1
2-Core 119
53% 86.9 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 162
21% 160 Pts
64-Core 161
10% 161 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.9
1-Core 74
2-Core 127
54% 89.6 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 168
22% 169 Pts
64-Core 167
10% 167 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 60
2-Core 86.6
48% 73.8 Pts
4-Core 123
8-Core 140
17% 132 Pts
64-Core 145
9% 145 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 61.2
2-Core 111
51% 82.1 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 172
17% 141 Pts
64-Core 167
10% 167 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.2
1-Core 44.1
2-Core 75
39% 60.4 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 105
18% 124 Pts
64-Core 132
8% 132 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 49.6
1-Core 72.2
2-Core 114
46% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 155
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 121
8% 121 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.1
1-Core 29
2-Core 46.8
34% 47.3 Pts
4-Core 76.1
8-Core 76.5
10% 76.3 Pts
64-Core 75.8
5% 75.8 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,964,647 CPUs tested

Typical Core i7-3517U Builds (Compare 188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: Asus UX32VD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 4% - Terrible Total price: $251

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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

 Comments

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Good

2 years ago.

Have it in laptop (Asus) and serving me well last few years


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