Average Bench: 55.3% (578th of 1264)

Based on 9,657 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2640M CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 55.3% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2640M averaged 44.6% 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 79.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 72.9Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2640M is 33.4%. 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 183Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 183Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,657 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.7 Memory 79.9 91.3
17.7 1-Core 72.9 91.3
29 2-Core 123 163
58.3% 92 Pts
Min Avg Max
43.8 4-Core 180 222
44.3 8-Core 183 223
24.7% 181 Pts
Min Avg Max
47.5 64-Core 183 222
12.3% 183 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 89
1-Core 89
2-Core 165
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 221
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 87.6
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 124
64% 99.4 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 220
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 87
2-Core 172
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 219
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.6
1-Core 85
2-Core 129
64% 100 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 194
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.5
1-Core 90.8
2-Core 146
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 223
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.5
1-Core 87.7
2-Core 140
63% 102 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 219
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 84.4
2-Core 134
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 173
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 175
12% 175 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 92.1
2-Core 170
65% 111 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 192
27% 195 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,181,856 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2640M Builds (Compare 1,911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Poor Total price: $28

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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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12 months ago.

my old i7 3612qm is better !!!!


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