Average Bench: 49.3% (369th of 1173)

Based on 13,125 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 49.3% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7 930 averaged 50.7% 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 73.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 70.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 930 is 26.5%. 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 354Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 343Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,125 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.2 SC Int 68.1 87.8
58.4 SC Float 73.5 93.1
55.5 SC Mixed 70.9 90.9
56.6% 70.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
158 QC Int 232 303
165 QC Float 250 322
159 QC Mixed 241 313
54.6% 241 Pts
Min Avg Max
225 MC Int 328 423
246 MC Float 354 454
223 MC Mixed 343 441
51.2% 342 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 96
SC Mixed 93.3
74% 92.6 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 324
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 480
MC Mixed 459
69% 460 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87
SC Float 94.1
SC Mixed 91.2
73% 90.8 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 314
QC Mixed 304
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 279
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 272
42% 276 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.1
SC Float 81.3
SC Mixed 78.2
63% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 263
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 369
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 384
58% 385 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.6
SC Float 75.1
SC Mixed 72.2
58% 72 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 267
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 361
54% 358 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62
SC Float 67.4
SC Mixed 64.8
52% 64.7 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 259
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 308
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 332
49% 326 Pts
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Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $833

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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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1 month ago.

Slower than expected, has not aged well. Later model Pentium processors are faster than it, and instructions are correct. i7-930 is just not worth the high price. 4 core 8 thread that performs worse than some i5s of the same generation. Not worth it if you don't have one laying around.


Terrible

12 months ago.

very old,slow and extreme WEAK


Good

4 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


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