Intel Core i7-2960XM - Benchmark, Test and specs

The Intel Core i7-2960XM has 4 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the Intel Core i7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the PGA 988 socket and was released in Q4/2011.
Intel Core i7-2960XM
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: Intel Core i7-2960XM
Family: Intel Core i7
CPU group: Intel Core i 2000M
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): --
Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics
GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 3000
GPU frequency: 0.65 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.30 GHz
Execution units: 12
Shader: 96
Max. GPU Memory: --
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 6
Direct X: 10.1
Technology: 32 nm
Release date: Q1/2011
Hardware codec supportHardware codec support
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 & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: DDR3-1066
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1600
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 16
AES-NI: Yes
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 55 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 8.00 MB
Architecture: Sandy Bridge H
Technology: 32 nm
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT
Socket: PGA 988
Release date: Q4/2011
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

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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.

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Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.30 GHz
250
Intel Core i5-2435M Intel Core i5-2435M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.30 GHz
250
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.30 GHz
250
Intel Core i7-2960XM Intel Core i7-2960XM
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.30 GHz
250
AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
AMD Radeon HD 7540D @ 0.64 GHz
246
AMD A6-5400B AMD A6-5400B
AMD Radeon HD 7540D @ 0.64 GHz
246
HiSilicon Kirin 960 HiSilicon Kirin 960
ARM Mali-G71 MP8 @ 0.90 GHz
245
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