Average Bench: 49.2% (344th of 1143)

Based on 12,356 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 49.2% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7 930 averaged 50.8% 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 73.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 71.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 930 is 25.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 930 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 361Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 350Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 12,356 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.4 SC Int 68.5 89.2
59.6 SC Float 73.9 96.2
58.7 SC Mixed 71.3 92.7
57% 71.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
170 QC Int 228 304
185 QC Float 247 336
179 QC Mixed 239 321
53.9% 238 Pts
Min Avg Max
247 MC Int 335 443
258 MC Float 361 477
254 MC Mixed 350 463
52.2% 349 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.7
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 97.7
78% 97.6 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 380
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 495
74% 492 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.3
SC Float 71.4
SC Mixed 68.4
56% 69.4 Pts
QC Int 227
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 242
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 346
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 364
53% 357 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 67.5
SC Float 74
SC Mixed 69.3
56% 70.3 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 238
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 369
MC Mixed 354
53% 353 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67
SC Float 74.1
SC Mixed 70.1
56% 70.4 Pts
QC Int 215
QC Float 245
QC Mixed 232
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 357
53% 354 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.2
SC Float 73.1
SC Mixed 71
56% 70.1 Pts
QC Int 215
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 227
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 363
MC Mixed 352
53% 352 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62
SC Float 70.9
SC Mixed 67.1
53% 66.7 Pts
QC Int 211
QC Float 223
QC Mixed 217
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 317
MC Float 340
MC Mixed 335
50% 331 Pts
12,356 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,853,097 CPUs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $3304 mins
Send price feedback
Typical Core i7 930 Builds (Compare 3,986 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $803

Popular Core i7 930 compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2018 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-930 Processor (8M Cache, 2.80 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameBloomfield
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor Numberi7-930
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.800V-1.375V
Recommended Price$305.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.06 GHz
Bus Speed4.8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links1
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size24 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size42.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366
Processing Die Size263 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors731 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

1 month ago.

Still does everything I need it to.


Terrible

5 months ago.

very old,slow and extreme WEAK


Your
opinion?
1143 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $332Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback