Intel Core i7-2715QE: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-2715QE


Intel started Intel Core i7-2715QE sales 3 January 2011 at a recommended price of $378. This is Sandy Bridge architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2100 MHz - 3000 MHz (1 core)2900 MHz (2 cores)2700 MHz (3 cores)2700 MHz (4 cores) and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Intel BGA1023 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt. It supports unknown Dual-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.67 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Core i7-2715QE processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

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Market segment
Intel Core i7
Architecture codename
Sandy Bridge
Launch date
3 January 2011 (10 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores
4 (Quad-Core)
Base clock speed
2.1 GHz
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed
2.1 GHz
Bus support
4 × 5 GT/s
L1 cache
64K (per core)
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
L3 cache
6 MB (shared)
Chip lithography
32 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size
216 mm2
Number of transistors
1,160 million
of 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support


Information on Core i7-2715QE compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.

Number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
Intel BGA1023
Thermal design power (TDP)
45 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i7-2715QE. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.


Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.


Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-2715QE's memory controller.

Supported memory types
unknown Dual-channel
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
16 GB
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
25,598 GB/s
ECC memory support

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i7-2715QE.

Integrated graphics card

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i7-2715QE. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.



Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single core performance.


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-2715QE is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-2715QE from AMD is FX-7500, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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