Average Bench: 65.6% (408th of 1316)

Based on 22,933 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 53%Average: 65.6% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7 930 averaged 34.4% 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. Memory Latency 87.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 70.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 930 is 22%. 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 340Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 336Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,933 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.3 Memory 87.7 95.8
53.3 1-Core 70.2 83.8
98.7 2-Core 135 166
61.7% 97.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
157 4-Core 239 313
223 8-Core 336 424
37.3% 288 Pts
Min Avg Max
229 64-Core 340 423
22.8% 340 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 93.6
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 137
63% 99.5 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 328
37% 282 Pts
64-Core 311
21% 311 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 89.3
1-Core 72.8
2-Core 143
64% 102 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 362
38% 301 Pts
64-Core 365
24% 365 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 137
62% 98 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 348
37% 291 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 139
61% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 354
37% 291 Pts
64-Core 354
24% 354 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 66.3
2-Core 125
58% 91.7 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 284
32% 247 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.6
1-Core 70.2
2-Core 126
59% 93.4 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 241
28% 212 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 41.8
2-Core 91.2
46% 70 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 202
23% 177 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,610,596 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7 930 Builds (Compare 4,196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $791

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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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5 months ago.

Bought it 10+ years ago, and it's still going strong. Great value for sure.


Good

13 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.


Good

2 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

3 years ago.

very old,slow and extreme WEAK


Poor

17 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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