Average Bench: 65% (390th of 1276)

Based on 20,071 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 65% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7 930 averaged 35.0% 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 87.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 69.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 930 is just 18.9%. 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 Mixed Speed 334Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 330Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,071 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.4 Memory 87.9 95.8
48 1-Core 69.3 85.7
94.4 2-Core 133 164
61.2% 96.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
155 4-Core 232 289
210 8-Core 330 408
36.3% 281 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 64-Core 334 412
22.4% 334 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 97.2
1-Core 98.7
2-Core 193
78% 129 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 492
52% 409 Pts
64-Core 495
33% 495 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.6
1-Core 70
2-Core 142
65% 102 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 351
38% 298 Pts
64-Core 348
23% 348 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.5
1-Core 71.5
2-Core 140
63% 100 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 339
39% 296 Pts
64-Core 351
24% 351 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.5
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 141
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 354
38% 296 Pts
64-Core 363
24% 363 Pts
Socket 423, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 63.9
2-Core 126
61% 94.3 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 307
34% 259 Pts
64-Core 312
21% 312 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.6
1-Core 66.9
2-Core 133
61% 95.9 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 251
31% 232 Pts
64-Core 291
20% 291 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.5
1-Core 51.5
2-Core 105
51% 78.3 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 274
30% 229 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.8
1-Core 64.2
2-Core 113
53% 83.9 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 216
26% 198 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.8
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 128
52% 86.4 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 285
34% 258 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
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Typical Core i7 930 Builds (Compare 3,043 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $678

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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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Good

4 months 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.


Terrible

2 years ago.

very old,slow and extreme WEAK


Good

22 months 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


Poor

9 months 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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