Average Bench: 65% (204th of 1159)

Based on 768 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3940XM CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 21%Average: 65% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3940XM averaged 34.9% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 94.8Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 462Pts

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3940XM is 60.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3940XM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 461Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 469Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 768 samples)
Min Avg Max
31.1 SC Int 92.8 116
31.8 SC Float 94.8 119
30.9 SC Mixed 93.8 117
75% 93.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
98.3 QC Int 312 400
98.1 QC Float 319 407
97.3 QC Mixed 316 407
71.6% 316 Pts
Min Avg Max
144 MC Int 462 577
140 MC Float 461 579
143 MC Mixed 469 584
69.6% 464 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 104
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 347
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 347
78% 342 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 518
MC Mixed 528
78% 522 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 330
QC Mixed 335
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 519
MC Mixed 471
76% 503 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 79.8
SC Mixed 79.4
63% 79.2 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 293
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 401
MC Mixed 414
61% 409 Pts
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Typical Core i7-3940XM Builds (Compare 1,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Dell Precision M6700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above 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

5 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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