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Intel Core i7-3720QM @ 2.60GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-3720QM @ 2.60GHz 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.
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Is the Intel Core i7-3720QM @ 2.60GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-3720QM @ 2.60GHz


Class: Laptop

Socket: BGA1224

Clockspeed: 2.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.6 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 45 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB,

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3720QM CPU @ 2.60GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 56.87

Overall Rank: 1218

Last Price Change: $99.95 USD (2022-10-24)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1869
Samples: 1636*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 8,094
Thread: 1,822

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-3720QM @ 2.60GHz

Integer Math20,551 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math10,416 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers25 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting13 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,651 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression91.7 MBytes/Sec
Physics434 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,816 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,869 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of November 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-3720QM @ 2.60GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 24th of November 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of November 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-3720QM @ 2.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1679180 - Nov 25 2022
BL1676172 - Nov 21 2022
BL5026134 - Nov 15 2022
BL5025751 - Nov 09 2022
BL1663452 - Nov 04 2022
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Intel Core i7-3720QM @ 2.60GHz
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