Performance of i7-840QM Tags: CPUs Performance Intel i7 Processors Last response: October 12, 2010 6:31 AM in CPUs Share nightshurai October 12, 2010 6:09:56 AM 1.) So, the i7 cores are hyper-threaded, does this increase, decrease, or do nothing when it comes to encoding video? 2.) With turbo boost it maxes out to 2.0ghz for each core. So would this processor actually be slower than my q6600 2.4 desktop processor? 3.) Would you notice a significant increase to the i7-940XM has 2.13-3.33GHz vs the i7840QM 1.86-3.2GHz Help appreciated! More about : performance 840qm cjl a b à CPUs October 12, 2010 6:31:07 AM 1) So long as you're using a multi-threaded video encoder (which is pretty much all of them), it increases performance 2) Hard to say for sure, but I'd guess it would be a bit faster than a stock Q6600 (but not by much in most cases) 3) There would be some increase, but not that much. If the price difference is significant, I wouldn't bother with the upgrade. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUrgent: Intel i7-720QM vs Intel i7-840QM ForumI7-640m or I7-840qm ForumI7-740QM vs i7-840QM ForumGaming Laptop ForumLaptop vs Desktop ForumWhich one shall I choose? ForumHelp choose a laptop ForumGaming Laptop ForumTrying to find the best laptop, but as far as processors go.. ForumCAD/CAM/ Gaming Notebook Advice ForumLaptop time! ForumWhich processor/Computer is better? ForumWhich laptop CPU should I get for gaming? ForumLaptop choice for college? ForumDesktop replacement: dual or quad core? ForumHelp? Asus vs Envy ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... ForumSound hardware acceleration by integrated sound cards on Windows 7 ForumSystem Configuration & Performance ForumIs a Q9450 clocked @ 3.0 GHz equal as for performance to a stock Q9650 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !