Average Bench: 55.5% (219th of 1182)

Based on 869 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3940XM CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 18%Average: 55.5% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3940XM averaged 44.4% 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 93.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 179Pts

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3940XM is 50.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3940XM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 466Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 457Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 869 samples)
Min Avg Max
32 1-Core 93.2 115
61 2-Core 179 221
64.4% 136 Pts
Min Avg Max
99.8 4-Core 313 398
137 8-Core 457 535
49.7% 385 Pts
Min Avg Max
151 64-Core 466 537
31.3% 466 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.5
2-Core 203
70% 150 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 527
59% 454 Pts
64-Core 523
35% 523 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 194
70% 148 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 492
50% 396 Pts
64-Core 471
32% 471 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.6
2-Core 159
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 409
44% 341 Pts
64-Core 410
28% 410 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 157
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 401
43% 336 Pts
64-Core 416
28% 416 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.7
2-Core 153
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 410
43% 336 Pts
64-Core 405
27% 405 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 153
54% 115 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 393
41% 320 Pts
64-Core 384
26% 384 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 62.8
2-Core 121
44% 91.9 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 205
24% 184 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 22.6
2-Core 35.4
14% 29 Pts
4-Core 72
8-Core 100
11% 86.2 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

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Typical Core i7-3940XM Builds (Compare 1,557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $529

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3940XM Processor Extreme Edition (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor Numberi7-3940XM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$1096.00
Clock Speed3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP55 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.35 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 Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

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

Package

Package Size37.5 x 37.5mm (rPGA988B)
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

7 months ago.

I have my 3940xm running in Clevo p150em together with r9 m290x. Great setup, i can play most of new titles in decent quality.


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