Intel Core i7 3740QM 

Released September, 2012
  • 2.7 GHz
  • Quad core
6.8 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Core i7 3740QM among laptop CPUs (over 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Core i7 3740QM
9.1
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Core i7 3740QM
8.5
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Core i7 3740QM
6.8
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Core i7 3740QM
6.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Core i7 3740QM
5.7
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Core i7 3740QM
5.2
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

6.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Core i7 3740QM
6.8

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i7 3740QM

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 3740QM
13.55 mHash/s
Core i7 3720QM
13.03 mHash/s
Core i7 3840QM
13.55 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 3740QM
-1 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 3740QM
3,113

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 3740QM
2,318

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 3740QM
6,106

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 3740QM
11,757

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 3740QM
3,019

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 3740QM
2,470,000 MB/s
Core i7 3840QM
2,550,000 MB/s
Core i7 3720QM
2,410,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.7 GHz
Cores Quad core
Socket type rPGA 988B
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. AES
  3. SSE
  4. SSE2
  5. SSE4.1
  6. SSE3
  7. Supplemental SSE3
  8. SSE4.2
  9. AVX
  10. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 45W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year
Performance per watt 12.86 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W

bus

Architecture DMI
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 8 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 27
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.71 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.71 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Number of displays supported 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,300 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3L-1600
  2. DDR3L-1333
  3. DDR3RS-1333
  4. DDR3RS-1600
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB
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Comments

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Should be fixed up now, thanks for letting us know Robin!
Look at the GPU benchmark, seems like a clear typo there. 68k points compared to 660k points for it's little brother. This causes a major disadvantage for the i7-3740QM in the comparisons...
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