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Intel Core i7-3630QM

Intel 3630QM

The Intel Core i7-3630QM is a fast quad-core processor for laptops based on the Ivy Bridge architecture and successor of the i7-3630QM. 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 2.4 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.2 GHz (for 4 active cores), 3.3 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.4 GHz (for 1 active core).

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. Except VT-d and vPro the 3630QM supports all functions of the Ivy Bridge core like VT-x, AES or Trusted Execution.

The performance of the Core i7-3630QM should be slightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to slight architectural improvements. As a result, overall performance should be above the former fastest model, the Core i7-2920XM.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers 16 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 650 MHz up to 1150 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it one of the faster variants.

As with most quad-core Ivy Bridge models, the Core i7-3630QM is specified at a TDP of 45 Watts including graphics card and memory controller. Therefore, the CPU is well-suited for laptops 15-inches or greater.

SeriesIntel Core i7
CodenameIvy Bridge

Series: Core i7 Ivy Bridge

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Intel Core i7-3920XM compare2.9 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3840QM compare2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3820QM compare2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3740QM compare2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3720QM compare2.6 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3635QM compare2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3630QM « 2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3615QM compare2.3 - 3.3 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3610QM compare2.3 - 3.3 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3632QM compare2.2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3612QM compare2.1 - 3.1 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3540M compare3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3520M compare2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3687U compare2.1 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3667U compare2 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3537U compare2 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3517U compare1.9 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-3689Y compare1.5 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Clock Rate2400 - 3400 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Level 3 Cache6 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 8
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)45 Watt
Transistor Count1400 Million
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
Die Size160 mm2
Max. Temperature105 °C
SocketFCPGA988
FeaturesHD Graphics 4000, DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, Quick Sync, Virtualization
GPUIntel HD Graphics 4000 (650 - 1150 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Architecturex86
Announcement Date09/30/2012

Benchmarks

Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 5.52     avg: 6.3     median: 6.4 (8%)     max: 6.48 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 1.39     avg: 1.4     median: 1.4 (35%)     max: 1.42 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 4554     avg: 4630     median: 4654 (28%)     max: 4692 points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 17902     avg: 18054     median: 18091 (13%)     max: 18189 points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 19766     avg: 21754     median: 22003 (15%)     max: 22168 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 5735     avg: 5832     median: 5821 (7%)     max: 5953 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
min: 242     avg: 278.2     median: 261.1 (3%)     max: 362.2 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 7.7     avg: 9.1     median: 8.4 (2%)     max: 11.96 s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
min: 34.68     avg: 35.1     median: 35.3 (12%)     max: 35.32 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
min: 133.8     avg: 137.3     median: 136.9 (32%)     max: 141.3 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
min: 0.322     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (10%)     max: 0.328 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
min: 0.553     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (10%)     max: 0.57 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 5730     avg: 6355     median: 6392 (14%)     max: 6565 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 10.89     avg: 10.9     median: 10.9 (2%)     max: 11 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 25     avg: 25.1     median: 25.1 (1%)     max: 25.31 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 601     avg: 613     median: 617 (3%)     max: 618 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 110700     avg: 113093     median: 111410 (53%)     max: 117170 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 77100     avg: 78210     median: 77310 (59%)     max: 80220 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
min: 7.5     avg: 7.6     median: 7.6 (97%)     max: 7.6 Points
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 19869     avg: 21901     median: 22161 (20%)     max: 22539 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 6127     avg: 7104     median: 6954 (19%)     max: 7848 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 40335     avg: 41261     median: 41354 (34%)     max: 41999 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 5806     avg: 6067     median: 6098.5 (15%)     max: 6263 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 8315     avg: 8404     median: 8425 (15%)     max: 8473 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
min: 4993     avg: 6744     median: 6743.5 (54%)     max: 8494 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
min: 5030     avg: 6268     median: 6267.5 (57%)     max: 7505 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
min: 11570     avg: 11755     median: 11755 (23%)     max: 11940 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
min: 10711     avg: 10734     median: 10733.5 (22%)     max: 10756 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
min: 9303     avg: 9799     median: 9798.5 (26%)     max: 10294 Points
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