Average Bench: 70.8% (310th of 1316)

Based on 2,010 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4940MX CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 70.8% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4940MX averaged 29.2% 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. Memory Latency 80.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 103Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4940MX is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4940MX performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 482Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 480Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,010 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.3 Memory 80.2 90
51.6 1-Core 103 118
87.8 2-Core 197 229
74.2% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 4-Core 334 429
254 8-Core 480 592
52.7% 407 Pts
Min Avg Max
258 64-Core 482 592
32.3% 482 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 83.6
1-Core 117
2-Core 228
82% 143 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 558
60% 467 Pts
64-Core 549
37% 549 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 103
2-Core 203
74% 128 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 533
58% 446 Pts
64-Core 534
36% 534 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.4
1-Core 114
2-Core 214
78% 136 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 461
55% 414 Pts
64-Core 458
31% 458 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.8
1-Core 108
2-Core 193
73% 125 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 454
52% 398 Pts
64-Core 451
30% 451 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 107
2-Core 193
71% 124 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 417
47% 363 Pts
64-Core 414
28% 414 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,442,231 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4940MX Builds (Compare 2,501 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision M6800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $80

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4940MX Processor Extreme Edition (8M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ1'14
Processor Numberi7-4940MX
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3.1 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP57 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency400 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.35 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory1.7 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

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
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm x 4.7mm
Max CPU Configuration1

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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Good

22 months ago.

Runs very hot in games but incredible performance for it's age


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