Average Bench: 64% (527th of 1452)

Based on 19,497 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 64% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7 930 averaged 36.0% 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. Memory Latency 85.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 69.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 930 is 20.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 930 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 329Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 323Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,497 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.4 Memory 85.9 95
47.5 1-Core 69.8 84.7
87.5 2-Core 134 163
59.6% 96.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
142 4-Core 232 292
210 8-Core 323 394
34.9% 277 Pts
Min Avg Max
216 64-Core 329 402
20.3% 329 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.3
1-Core 75.3
2-Core 146
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 356
40% 314 Pts
64-Core 357
22% 357 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 148
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 359
39% 307 Pts
64-Core 360
22% 360 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.4
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 130
62% 98.3 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 342
36% 290 Pts
64-Core 339
21% 339 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.5
1-Core 89.7
2-Core 176
67% 116 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 362
39% 312 Pts
64-Core 385
24% 385 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.1
1-Core 72.8
2-Core 143
60% 99.1 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 308
37% 285 Pts
64-Core 327
20% 327 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.5
1-Core 70.9
2-Core 127
57% 92.3 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 337
36% 286 Pts
64-Core 333
21% 333 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 62.9
2-Core 119
56% 88.3 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 330
31% 259 Pts
64-Core 319
20% 319 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.3
1-Core 60.6
2-Core 115
48% 79.8 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 320
31% 253 Pts
64-Core 336
21% 336 Pts
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Typical Core i7 930 Builds (Compare 2,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

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 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

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12 months ago.

it is 10 years old and still performs fine for day to day computer use


Good

3 years ago.

i buy it in 2010 My bench With a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.


Good

5 years ago.

just need to upgrade my gpu and my pc will go super fast I ran the test while I was transferring something so it showd slow results


Terrible

5 years ago.

very old,slow and extreme WEAK


Excellent

9 months ago.

im using with gtx 760 still beast


Poor

4 years ago.

Don't be fooled by the "i7" name. It performs like a Core 2 Quad with Hyperthreading. Overall performance is fine, but the processor is so insanely power hungry that your power bill will actually take a small hit. Similar to FX processors, it is a glorified space heater with bad IPC.


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