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Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz 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 i7-940 @ 2.93GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1366

Clockspeed: 2.9 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.2 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 130 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 8 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 940 @ 2.93GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 940 @ 2.93GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 8.47

Overall Rank: 2330

Last Price Change: $348.00 USD (2023-05-25)

Average CPU Mark
rating
2947

Single Thread Rating: 1310
Samples: 280*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 5,047
Thread: 1,276

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz

Integer Math16,252 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math6,909 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers22 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting8,846 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption540.5 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression65,113 KBytes/Sec
Physics366 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,732 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,310 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz

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.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$348.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,347
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,362
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,652
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,578
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,017
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,912
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,324
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,430
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz
2,947
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.81
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.62
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.18
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.12
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.72
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz
8.47
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,636
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,928
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz
1,310
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1835324 - Jun 07 2023
3258
BL1835315 - Jun 07 2023
2947
BL1735711 - Feb 03 2023
3174
BL1585209 - Jun 23 2022
1315
BL1578271 - Jun 09 2022
1695
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz
As of 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz
2,947
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz vs Intel Core i7-940
2,339 (-20.6%)
Intel Core i7-950 @ 3.07GHz vs Intel Core i7-940
3,209 (+8.9%)
Intel Core i7-975 @ 3.33GHz vs Intel Core i7-940
3,461 (+17.5%)
Intel Core i7-920 @ 2.67GHz vs Intel Core i7-940
2,833 (-3.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs Intel Core i7-940
2,508 (-14.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 945 vs Intel Core i7-940
2,378 (-19.3%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 vs Intel Core i7-940
2,345 (-20.4%)
Intel Core i7-965 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-940
3,424 (+16.2%)
Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-940
3,333 (+13.1%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T vs Intel Core i7-940
3,313 (+12.4%)
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core i7-940
3,120 (+5.9%)
Intel Core i5-3470T @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-940
2,990 (+1.5%)

Is the Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,626
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,257
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,070
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,569
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,404
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,172
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,989
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,533
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz
782