Gaming Tests
3DMark Vantage 

A reliable and popular benchmark, 3DMark Vantage can provide a good insight into overall gaming performance of a system. 

Intel Core i7-2820QM Mobile Sandy Bridge Performance Review - Processors 42 

Intel Core i7-2820QM Mobile Sandy Bridge Performance Review - Processors 43 

Yes, the integrated graphics on the Sandy Bridge processors is as much as 3x faster than the integrated graphics on Arrandale.  Very impressive!


Valve Source Particle Simulation 

Valve released this particle simulation test a while back for benchmarking platforms and CPUs. 

Intel Core i7-2820QM Mobile Sandy Bridge Performance Review - Processors 44 

Intel Core i7-2820QM Mobile Sandy Bridge Performance Review - Processors 45 




Valve Source Map Compilation 

More of a developer test than gamer test, this benchmark is indicative of how long it takes a system to compile a map. 

Intel Core i7-2820QM Mobile Sandy Bridge Performance Review - Processors 46 

Intel Core i7-2820QM Mobile Sandy Bridge Performance Review - Processors 47 


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