Average Bench: 55.8% (554th of 1239)

Based on 8,218 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2640M CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 55.8% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2640M averaged 44.1% 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 81.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 72.9Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2640M is 33.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2640M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 182Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 181Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,218 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.8 Memory 81.2 91.2
17.2 1-Core 72.9 90.7
29.3 2-Core 124 162
58.7% 92.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
43 4-Core 179 222
46.6 8-Core 181 223
24.6% 180 Pts
Min Avg Max
44.4 64-Core 182 223
12.2% 182 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 91
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 122
65% 99.7 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 212
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 88.3
2-Core 162
69% 113 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 219
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.5
1-Core 88.2
2-Core 120
63% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 216
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
Socket BGA1023, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.1
1-Core 71.7
2-Core 130
59% 94.1 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 226
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.2
1-Core 72.5
2-Core 112
59% 90 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 185
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 66
2-Core 111
58% 88.4 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 163
23% 165 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 83
1-Core 24.7
2-Core 50.2
39% 52.6 Pts
4-Core 87.7
8-Core 119
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 64
1-Core 62.1
2-Core 104
48% 76.6 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 113
15% 108 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,546,167 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2640M Builds (Compare 7,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Dell Latitude E6420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $32

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-2640M Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi7-2640M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.5 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.3 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1023, PPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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Poor

8 months ago.

my old i7 3612qm is better !!!!


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