Average Bench: 40.8% (506th of 1158)

Based on 6,321 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2640M CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 12%Average: 40.8% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2640M averaged 59.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.3Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 72.6Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2640M is 37.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2640M performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 189Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 188Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,321 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.7 SC Int 72.6 90.6
18.5 SC Float 73.6 91.4
17.7 SC Mixed 73.3 91.2
58.5% 73.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
48.2 QC Int 177 214
51.9 QC Float 184 222
52.5 QC Mixed 185 223
41.2% 182 Pts
Min Avg Max
47.5 MC Int 182 216
52 MC Float 189 223
51.9 MC Mixed 188 223
27.9% 186 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 85.8
SC Float 89.7
SC Mixed 81.5
68% 85.7 Pts
QC Int 203
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 214
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 206
MC Float 212
MC Mixed 215
32% 211 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 83
SC Float 84.3
SC Mixed 81.4
66% 82.9 Pts
QC Int 197
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 214
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 212
MC Float 216
MC Mixed 208
32% 212 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70
SC Float 74.9
SC Mixed 74
58% 73 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 215
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 184
MC Float 209
MC Mixed 200
30% 198 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.3
SC Float 86.5
SC Mixed 85.9
69% 85.9 Pts
QC Int 157
QC Float 146
QC Mixed 192
37% 165 Pts
MC Int 190
MC Float 205
MC Mixed 207
30% 201 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.5
SC Float 85.9
SC Mixed 79.5
67% 83.3 Pts
QC Int 200
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 192
45% 199 Pts
MC Int 202
MC Float 205
MC Mixed 205
31% 204 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.6
SC Float 85.6
SC Mixed 85.8
67% 84 Pts
QC Int 182
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 155
40% 174 Pts
MC Int 196
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 198
30% 200 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 40
SC Float 44.3
SC Mixed 43.4
34% 42.6 Pts
QC Int 159
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 168
39% 173 Pts
MC Int 211
MC Float 217
MC Mixed 220
32% 216 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 15.8
SC Float 26.8
SC Mixed 23.2
18% 21.9 Pts
QC Int 82.6
QC Float 112
QC Mixed 137
25% 111 Pts
MC Int 211
MC Float 217
MC Mixed 205
32% 211 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,039,024 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2640M Builds (Compare 4,634 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Dell Latitude E6420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $92

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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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