Intel Core i7-2617M Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-2617M has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the Intel Core i7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1023 socket and was released in Q1/2011. The Intel Core i7-2617M scores 535 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 1,072 points.
Intel Core i7-2617M

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i7-2617M. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i7-2617M.

Name: Intel Core i7-2617M
Family: Intel Core i7 (293)
CPU group: Intel Core i 2000M (46)
Architecture: Sandy Bridge H
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i7-2617M has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-2617M is 1.50 GHz (2.60 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-2617M has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i7-2617M uses the Intel HD Graphics 3000, which has 96 texture shaders and 12 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 3000
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.95 GHz
Compute units: 12
Shader: 96
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2011
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 6
Direct X: 10.1
Technology: 32 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: No

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 8 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 21.3 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1066
DDR3-1333
21.3 GB/s
21.3 GB/s
Max. Memory: 8 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 17 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 17 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-2617M is made in 32 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 4.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1023
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
Release date: Q1/2011
Release price: 270 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-2617M have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Celeron G1620 Intel Celeron G1620
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
536
Intel Core i3-3130M Intel Core i3-3130M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
536
Intel Core i3-3240T Intel Core i3-3240T
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
536
Intel Core i7-2617M Intel Core i7-2617M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
535
Intel Core i3-5015U Intel Core i3-5015U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
535
Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
535
Intel Celeron G1840T Intel Celeron G1840T
2C 2T @ 2.50 GHz
535

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Celeron N4500 Intel Celeron N4500
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
1078
Intel Celeron 4305U Intel Celeron 4305U
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
1076
Apple A8X Apple A8X
3C 3T @ 1.50 GHz
1075
Intel Core i7-2617M Intel Core i7-2617M
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
1072
Intel Core i3-4120U Intel Core i3-4120U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
1071
AMD Athlon II X4 605e AMD Athlon II X4 605e
4C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
1069
Intel Celeron G1820 Intel Celeron G1820
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
1069

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD A4-4000 AMD A4-4000
AMD Radeon HD 7480D @ 0.72 GHz
184
AMD A4-5150M AMD A4-5150M
AMD Radeon HD 8350G @ 0.72 GHz
184
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.15 GHz
184
Intel Core i7-2617M Intel Core i7-2617M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 0.95 GHz
182
Intel Celeron G3930TE Intel Celeron G3930TE
Intel HD Graphics 610 @ 0.95 GHz
182
Intel Core i3-2357M Intel Core i3-2357M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 0.95 GHz
182
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
Intel UHD Graphics 610 @ 0.95 GHz
182

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Celeron 4305UE Intel Celeron 4305UE
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
1702
Intel Celeron G1830 Intel Celeron G1830
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
1694
Intel Celeron G1820 Intel Celeron G1820
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
1690
Intel Core i7-2617M Intel Core i7-2617M
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
1685
Intel Core i3-3120M Intel Core i3-3120M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1682
AMD A4-4300M AMD A4-4300M
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1680
Intel Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
1674

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