Average Bench: 40.6% (500th of 1196)

Based on 7,357 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2640M CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 18%Average: 40.6% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2640M averaged 59.4% 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 75.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 129Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2640M is 30.2%. 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 191Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 191Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,357 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.8 1-Core 75.7 91.2
45.8 2-Core 129 166
49.3% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
74.8 4-Core 189 223
90.3 8-Core 191 223
25.9% 190 Pts
Min Avg Max
92.2 64-Core 191 224
12.8% 191 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 91.1
2-Core 166
61% 128 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 223
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.4
2-Core 155
60% 123 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 222
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 83.7
2-Core 159
57% 121 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 222
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
Socket rPGA988B, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.8
2-Core 160
57% 121 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 221
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88
2-Core 129
54% 108 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 200
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 86.8
2-Core 119
52% 103 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 163
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 137
9% 137 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79
2-Core 122
50% 101 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 162
23% 165 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 75.5
33% 65.3 Pts
4-Core 136
8-Core 140
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,858,256 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-2640M Builds (Compare 5,884 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
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

 Comments

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Poor

2 months ago.

my old i7 3612qm is better !!!!


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