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Intel Core i7-3520M @ 2.90GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-3520M @ 2.90GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i7-3520M @ 2.90GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i7-3520M @ 2.90GHz

Description:

Class: Laptop

Socket: BGA1023

Clockspeed: 2.9 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.6 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 35 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 4 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3520M CPU @ 2.90GHz, Intel Core i7-3520M CPU @ 2.90GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 23.51

Overall Rank: 2366

Last Price Change: $122.02 USD (2021-02-11)

Average CPU Mark
rating
2868

Single Thread Rating: 1742
Samples: 2365*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 4,650
Thread: 1,788

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-3520M @ 2.90GHz

Integer Math9,832 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math4,978 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers15 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,074 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption805.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression45,256 KBytes/Sec
Physics275 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,855 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,742 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-3520M @ 2.90GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 19th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Lenovo ThinkPad T530 239248U 15.6 LED Notebook Intel Core i7 i7-3520M 2.9GHz 4GB DDR3 500GB HDD DVD-Writer Intel HD Graphics 4000 Bluetooth Finger Print Reader Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Black Lenovo ThinkPad T530 239248U 15.6 LED Notebook Intel Core i7 i7-3520M 2.9GHz 4GB DDR3 500GB HDD DVD-Writer Intel HD Graphics 4000 Bluetooth Finger Print Reader Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Black $1299.99
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Lenovo Thinkpad T530 24295xu 15.6' LED Notebook - Intel - Core I7 I7-3520m 2.9ghz - Black Lenovo Thinkpad T530 24295xu 15.6' LED Notebook - Intel - Core I7 I7-3520m 2.9ghz - Black $1499.99
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Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-3520M @ 2.90GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2079844 - Apr 17 2024
3128
BL2076070 - Apr 12 2024
3032
BL2075989 - Apr 12 2024
3255
BL5061151 - Apr 10 2024
3339
BL5061132 - Apr 10 2024
3363
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-3520M @ 2.90GHz
As of 23rd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-3520M @ 2.90GHz
2,868
Intel Core i5-3230M @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-3520M
2,562 (-10.7%)
Intel Core i7-2640M @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-3520M
2,470 (-13.9%)
Intel Core i7-2620M @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-3520M
2,423 (-15.5%)
Intel Core i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-3520M
2,992 (+4.3%)
AMD A10-5750M APU vs Intel Core i7-3520M
2,033 (-29.1%)
Intel Core i5-3360M @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-3520M
2,880 (+0.4%)
Intel Core i5-4200M @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-3520M
2,815 (-1.9%)
Intel Core i5-3340M @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-3520M
2,694 (-6.1%)
Intel Core i5-3320M @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-3520M
2,667 (-7.0%)
Intel Core i5-3210M @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-3520M
2,471 (-13.8%)
Intel Celeron N4100 @ 1.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-3520M
2,441 (-14.9%)
Intel Core i3-4010U @ 1.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-3520M
1,653 (-42.4%)

Is the Intel Core i7-3520M @ 2.90GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 23rd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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1,000