Average Bench: 41.7% (503rd of 1173)

Based on 6,836 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2640M CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 18%Average: 41.7% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2640M averaged 58.2% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.4Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 75.8Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2640M is 31.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2640M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 192Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 191Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,836 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.6 SC Int 74.5 90.8
20.9 SC Float 75.8 91.5
20.5 SC Mixed 75.4 91.5
60.1% 75.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.5 QC Int 180 215
66.1 QC Float 187 222
69.5 QC Mixed 188 223
41.9% 185 Pts
Min Avg Max
51.1 MC Int 185 216
72.1 MC Float 192 223
62.7 MC Mixed 191 224
28.4% 190 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 89.8
SC Float 90.1
SC Mixed 90.8
72% 90.2 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 222
QC Mixed 222
50% 219 Pts
MC Int 213
MC Float 221
MC Mixed 222
33% 219 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 89
SC Float 89.2
SC Mixed 89.1
71% 89.1 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 223
50% 219 Pts
MC Int 215
MC Float 221
MC Mixed 222
33% 219 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 89.5
SC Mixed 90.5
70% 87.5 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 217
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 212
MC Float 217
MC Mixed 219
32% 216 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.3
SC Float 78.7
SC Mixed 88.8
68% 84.9 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 198
47% 206 Pts
MC Int 196
MC Float 166
MC Mixed 183
27% 182 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.6
SC Float 71
SC Mixed 82.6
63% 79.1 Pts
QC Int 203
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 195
46% 204 Pts
MC Int 211
MC Float 219
MC Mixed 217
32% 216 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.6
SC Float 74.6
SC Mixed 85.5
64% 79.6 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 202
QC Mixed 181
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 188
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 201
29% 196 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 57
SC Float 61.2
SC Mixed 83.8
54% 67.3 Pts
QC Int 184
QC Float 217
QC Mixed 153
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 184
MC Float 201
MC Mixed 218
30% 201 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 53.6
SC Float 49.1
SC Mixed 51.8
41% 51.5 Pts
QC Int 90.8
QC Float 92
QC Mixed 59.8
18% 80.9 Pts
MC Int 91.2
MC Float 98.4
MC Mixed 98.5
14% 96 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,621,554 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2640M Builds (Compare 5,082 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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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

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