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Intel Core i7-3632QM

Intel 3632QM

The Intel Core i7-3632QM is a fast quad-core processor for laptops based on the Ivy Bridge architecture and successor of the i7-3612QM. It is the fastest mobile processor rated at 35 Watt (at the time of announcement in Q3 2012). Due to Hyperthreading, the four cores can handle up to eight threads in parallel leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 2.2 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.9 GHz (for 4 active cores), 3.1 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.2 GHz (for 1 active core). Compared to other quad core CPUs, the 3632QM is specified at a TDP of only 35 Watt (similar to the dual-core CPUs). The BGA version (that is directly soldered to the mainboard) supports VT-d virtualization, whereas the rPGA version does not. Both don't support vPro and Trusted Execution, but otherwise all Ivy Bridge features like AES or VT-x are useable.

Ivy Bridge is an enhanced die shrink of the Sandy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm (versus 32nm Sandy Bridge CPUs) and are the first to introduce 3D transistors for increased energy efficiency when compared to similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processors. Other new features are integrated PCI Express 3.0 and  DDR3(L)-1600 support.

The performance of the Core i7-3632QM is slightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to the architectural improvements. As a result, overall performance is slightly above the Sandy Bridge Core i7-2820QM. Altough the 3632QM has a higher model number than the 3630QM, it offers slower clock rates and therefore performs worse. However, the 3630QM is specified at a much higher TDP of 45 Watt.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers 16 Execution Units (EUs) and is clocked at 650 MHz (base) up to 1150 MHz (Turbo Boost).

With a TDP of only 35 Watt, the Core i7-3632QM is specified at the level of the dual-core mobile CPUs. Therefore, even smaller laptops can use the Core i7.

SeriesIntel Core i7
CodenameIvy Bridge
Clock Rate2200 - 3200 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1024 KB
Level 3 Cache6144 KB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 8
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)35 Watt
Transistor Count1400 Million
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
Die Size160 mm2
Max. Temperature105 °C
SocketFCBGA1224, FCPGA988
FeaturesHD Graphics 4000, DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, Quick Sync, Virtualization
GPUIntel HD Graphics 4000 (650 - 1150 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Hardware VirtualizationVT-x, VT-d
Announcement Date09/30/2012
Product Link (external)Intel Core i7 3632QM

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 111      avg: 112.3 (64%)     median: 113 (64%)     max: 113 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 519      avg: 521 (34%)     median: 521 (34%)     max: 523 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 10241      avg: 10241 (64%)     median: 10241 (64%)     max: 10241 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 2748      avg: 2748 (59%)     median: 2748 (59%)     max: 2748 Points
3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Physics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 7073      avg: 7328 (44%)     median: 7174 (43%)     max: 7737 Points
3DMark (2013) - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 4887      avg: 5110 (13%)     median: 4981 (13%)     max: 5591 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 26458      avg: 26458 (51%)     median: 26458 (51%)     max: 26458 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 26398      avg: 32228 (60%)     median: 32530 (60%)     max: 37454 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
0% 100%
min: 7341      avg: 7341 (78%)     median: 7341 (78%)     max: 7341 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
0% 100%
min: 6764      avg: 6764 (76%)     median: 6764 (76%)     max: 6764 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
0% 100%
min: 10911      avg: 10911 (62%)     median: 10911 (62%)     max: 10911 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
0% 100%
min: 9690      avg: 9690 (62%)     median: 9690 (62%)     max: 9690 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
0% 100%
min: 9297      avg: 9297 (65%)     median: 9297 (65%)     max: 9297 Points
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 0.236      avg: 0.3 (17%)     median: 0.3 (18%)     max: 0.302 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 0.346      avg: 0.5 (29%)     median: 0.5 (32%)     max: 0.514 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 1.8      avg: 2.6 (30%)     median: 2.9 (33%)     max: 2.9 GB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
0% 100%
min: 27.5      avg: 30.9 (36%)     median: 31.9 (37%)     max: 32.22 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
0% 100%
min: 123.3      avg: 125.4 (65%)     median: 125.4 (65%)     max: 127.67 fps
WinRAR - Result
0% 100%
min: 4045      avg: 4069 (56%)     median: 4069 (56%)     max: 4093 KB/s
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m
0% 100%
min: 271.462      avg: 321.9 (4%)     median: 294.9 (3%)     max: 426.13 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m
0% 100%
min: 8.784      avg: 10.5 (2%)     median: 9.9 (2%)     max: 13.528 seconds
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 5976      avg: 6528.2 (49%)     median: 6410 (48%)     max: 7327 points
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 16654      avg: 19072 (48%)     median: 20095 (51%)     max: 20467 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU -
0% 100%
min: 5514      avg: 5702 (64%)     median: 5681 (64%)     max: 5947 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 1.29      avg: 1.3 (66%)     median: 1.3 (66%)     max: 1.34 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 5.13      avg: 5.7 (32%)     median: 5.8 (33%)     max: 5.84 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 5296      avg: 5394.2 (63%)     median: 5419.5 (64%)     max: 5456 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 18906      avg: 19646.3 (55%)     median: 19793.5 (56%)     max: 20126 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 4261      avg: 4286.8 (64%)     median: 4293.5 (64%)     max: 4299 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 15952      avg: 16138.5 (46%)     median: 16117 (46%)     max: 16368 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M -
0% 100%
min: 11      avg: 11.9 (3%)     median: 11.9 (3%)     max: 13 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M -
0% 100%
min: 26      avg: 27.1 (1%)     median: 27.2 (1%)     max: 28 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M -
0% 100%
min: 623      avg: 636.4 (3%)     median: 634.9 (3%)     max: 649.367 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) -
0% 100%
min: 99750      avg: 99750 (47%)     median: 99750 (47%)     max: 99750 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) -
0% 100%
min: 68510      avg: 68510 (53%)     median: 68510 (53%)     max: 68510 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
0% 100%
min: 7.5      avg: 7.5 (96%)     median: 7.5 (96%)     max: 7.5 points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

#0 Did not recreate cache, as it is less than 5 days old +0.001s ... 0.001s

#1 min, max, avg, median took 0.00039124488830566s +0.474s ... 0.476s

#2 return log +0.001s ... 0.476s

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HP ProBook 470 G0-H6P56EA (AMD Radeon HD 8750M, 17.3")
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Lenovo IdeaPad Y500-59346619 (NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M SLI, 15.6")
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Lenovo IdeaPad Z400-785 (NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M, 14.0")
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Lenovo IdeaPad Z500-20202 (NVIDIA GeForce GT 645M, 15.6")
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531-N4I7APB (NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M, 15.6")
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Razer Blade RZ09-00830100-R3U1 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M, 17.3")
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Schenker XIRIOS B502 i7-3632QM (Intel HD Graphics 4000, 15.6")
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Sony Vaio SV-E14A2S7C (AMD Radeon HD 7670M, 14.0")
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Sony Vaio SV-E171290X (AMD Radeon HD 7550M, 17.3")
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Sony Vaio SVE1512Y1E (AMD Radeon HD 7650M, 15.5")
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Sony Vaio SVE1713Y1EB (AMD Radeon HD 7650M, 17.3")
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Other CPUs of the series Intel Core i7

» Intel Core i7 4940MX
   3.1 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 4930MX
   3 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 4980HQ
   2.8 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4910MQ
   2.9 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 3940XM
   3 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 4900MQ
   2.8 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 4960HQ
   2.6 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4810MQ
   2.8 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4870HQ
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 3920XM
   2.9 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 4800MQ
   2.7 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4950HQ
   2.4 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4860HQ
   2.4 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 3840QM
   2.8 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 4850HQ
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4710HQ
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4710MQ
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4770HQ
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 3820QM
   2.7 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 3740QM
   2.7 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 3720QM
   2.6 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4700HQ
   2.4 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4700MQ
   2.4 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4760HQ
   2.1 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 2960XM
   2.7 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 4712HQ
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4712MQ
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4750HQ
   2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 3635QM
   2.4 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 3630QM
   2.4 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4702HQ
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4702MQ
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 2860QM
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 2920XM
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 3615QM
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 3610QM
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 3632QM
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 2760QM
   2.4 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 2820QM
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 3612QM
   2.1 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 2720QM
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 2675QM
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 2670QM
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 2635QM
   2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 2630QM
   2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 4610M
   3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 940XM
   2.13 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 4600M
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 5557U
   3.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 4578U
   3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 920XM
   2 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 3540M
   3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 4558U
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 3520M
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 5600U
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 5650U
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 2640M
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 5500U
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 5550U
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 840QM
   1.86 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 2620M
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 4600U
   2.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 4650U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 3687U
   2.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 4510U
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 640M
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 820QM
   1.73 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Core i7 3667U
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 4500U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 4550U
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 740QM
   1.73 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 3537U
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 3517U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 620M
   2.66 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 720QM
   1.6 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 2649M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 4610Y
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 2629M
   2.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 2677M
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 660LM
   2.27 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 2637M
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 2657M
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 3689Y
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 2617M
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 640LM
   2.13 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 620LM
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 680UM
   1.47 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 660UM
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 640UM
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i7 620UM
   1.06 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Core i7 3615QM
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
- Intel Core i7 3610QM
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
- AMD FX-Series (Desktop) FX-8350
   4 GHz / 8 MB + 8 MB
- Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 975
   3.33 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
- Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 2500K
   3.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i7 3632QM
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
+ Intel Core i7 2760QM
   2.4 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
+ Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 2400
   3.1 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
+ Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 960
   3.2 GHz / 1024 KB + 8192 KB
+ Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 950
   3.06 GHz / 1024 KB + 8192 KB
+ Intel Core i7 2820QM
   2.3 GHz / 1024 KB + 8192 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum, 2012-08-14 (Update: 2012-08-14)