Intel Core i7-640LM: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-640LM

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i7-640LM sales 4 January 2010 at a recommended price of $332. This is Arrandale architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.93 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is BGA1288 processor with a TDP of 25 Watt. It supports DDR3-800, DDR3-1066 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 4.75 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Core i7-640LM processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i7
 
Achitecture codename
Arrandale
 
Release date
4 January 2010
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$332
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)

Technical specs

Core i7-640LM's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-640LM's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2.93 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
Bus support
2500 MHz
 
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
512 KB
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
4096 KB
 
of 262144 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
Die size
81+177 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
105 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
382+177 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-640LM compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
BGA1288
 
Power consumption (TDP)
25 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-640LM. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
AES-NI
+
 
FMA
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
+
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
PAE
36 Bit
 
FDI
+
 
Fast Memory Access
+
 

Security technologies

Core i7-640LM technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-640LM are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-640LM.
Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066
 
Maximum memory size
8 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
17.1 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i7-640LM.
Integrated graphics
HD Graphics (Ironlake)
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
566 MHz
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-640LM's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
2
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i7-640LM's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-640LM. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

4.75

3DMark06 CPU

2539

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3054

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

5956

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

1.9

Passmark

2245

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-640LM is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-640LM performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-640LM from AMD is Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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