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Intel Core i7-10510U

Intel i7-10510U

The Intel Core i7-10510U is a power efficient quad-core SoC for notebooks based on the Comet Lake (CML-U) generation and was announced in August 2019. Compared to the similar Whiskey Lake processors (e.g. Core i7-8665U), the only difference is support for higher memory speeds (DDR4-2666 vs 2400) and two additional cores in the top model (not in this i7-10510U). The processor cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4.9 GHz (all 4 cores 4.3 GHz max). Thanks to HyperThreading 8 threads can be used. More information on Comet Lake and all the models and articles on it can be found here.

Thanks to the high clock speeds, the processor performance of the i7-10510U is very good for its class. It should outperform the top Whiskey Lake i7 slightly (i7-8665U) and also Ice Lake processors if the cooling and TDP settings are not limiting.

The integrated graphics card however is still the same as in the previous generations. It should be still called Intel HD Graphics 620 and clock from 300 - 1150 MHz in the i7. Furthermore, the SoC integrates a VP9 and H.265 de- and encoder and an integrated dual channel DDR4-2666 / LPDDR4x 2933 / LPDDR3-2133 memory controller.

The chip is still produced in the 14nm++ process as Whiskey Lake. The TDP (PL1) is specified at 15 Watts but can be varied from 10 to 25 Watt from the manufacturer (cTDP up/down) resulting in different performance (especially Turbo durations). To provide the full performance, Intel proposes a short power peak of 82 W (PL4) for the i5 (90W even for the 6-core i7) and 11 W more than Whiskey Lake.

SeriesIntel Comet Lake
CodenameComet Lake-U
Series: Comet Lake Comet Lake-U
Intel Core i7-10810U compare1.1 - 4.9 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-10710U compare1.1 - 4.7 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-10610U compare1.8 - 4.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
» Intel Core i7-10510U1.8 - 4.8 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-10310U compare1.7 - 4.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i5-10210U compare1.6 - 4.2 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i3-10110U compare2.1 - 4.1 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U compare2.4 GHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Celeron 5205U compare1.9 GHz2 / 22 MB
Clock Rate1800 - 4800 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Level 3 Cache8 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 8
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)15 Watt
Manufacturing Technology14 nm
SocketFCBGA1528
FeaturesDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
GPUIntel UHD Graphics 620 (300 - 1150 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Architecturex86
Announcement Date09/01/2019

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU
42.8 pt (49%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
min: 362     avg: 434     median: 439 (68%)     max: 497 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
min: 1015     avg: 1398     median: 1402.5 (13%)     max: 1897 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 482     avg: 664     median: 669 (15%)     max: 856 Points
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 113     avg: 178     median: 181 (67%)     max: 202 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 5740     avg: 6919     median: 7268 (75%)     max: 7748 points
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
min: 12196     avg: 17519     median: 17292 (14%)     max: 21298 MIPS
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
min: 3747     avg: 4568     median: 4611 (30%)     max: 4981 MIPS
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
min: 3.41     avg: 4.5     median: 4.6 (14%)     max: 5.5 fps
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Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
min: 671.4     avg: 814     median: 810 (6%)     max: 1051 Seconds
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
min: 0.638     avg: 0.7     median: 0.7 (15%)     max: 0.81 sec
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 5989     avg: 9646     median: 9646 (53%)     max: 13303 Points
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
29737 Points (34%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 5226     avg: 7953     median: 7818 (33%)     max: 11006 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 18887     avg: 48541     median: 49160 (32%)     max: 65089 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 30290     avg: 48519     median: 49461.5 (53%)     max: 62086 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 47368     avg: 58441     median: 60490 (63%)     max: 67021 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 5040     avg: 6638     median: 6288 (16%)     max: 9653 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 5667     avg: 9745     median: 10064 (25%)     max: 13225 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
min: 2147     avg: 3116     median: 3013 (21%)     max: 4801 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 4976     avg: 5400     median: 5368 (73%)     max: 5832 points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 13116     avg: 16270     median: 17109 (27%)     max: 18364 points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1118     avg: 1208     median: 1214 (72%)     max: 1278 points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 3143     avg: 3734     median: 3669.5 (22%)     max: 4476 points
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 977     avg: 1198     median: 1212 (69%)     max: 1287 points
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 2474     avg: 3640     median: 3637 (22%) &nb