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Intel Core i7-3635QM

Intel 3635QM

The Intel Core i7-3635QM is a fast quad-core processor for laptops based on the Ivy Bridge architecture. 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). In contrast to the 3630QM, the 3635QM has a different package (BGA) and a slightly higher GPU clock.

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 i7-3635QM is slightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to slight architectural improvements. As a result, overall performance is similar to the fastest Sandy Bridge model, the Core i7-2960XM.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers 16 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 650 MHz up to 1200 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it one of the faster variants.

As with most quad-core Ivy Bridge models, the Core i7-3635QM 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
Intel Core i7-3940XM (compare)3000 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-3920XM (compare)2900 - 3800 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-3840QM (compare)2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-3820QM (compare)2700 - 3700 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-3740QM (compare)2700 - 3700 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-3720QM (compare)2600 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
» Intel Core i7-3635QM2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-3630QM (compare)2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-3615QM (compare)2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-3610QM (compare)2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-3632QM (compare)2200 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-3612QM (compare)2100 - 3100 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-3540M (compare)3000 - 3700 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-3520M (compare)2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-3687U (compare)2100 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-3667U (compare)2000 - 3200 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-3537U (compare)2000 - 3100 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-3517U (compare)1900 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-3689Y (compare)1500 - 2600 MHz2 / 44 MB
Clock Rate2400 - 3400 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Level 3 Cache6 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 8
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)45 Watt
Transistor Count1400 Million
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
Die Size160 mm2
Max. Temperature105 °C
SocketBGA
FeaturesHD Graphics 4000, DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, Quick Sync, Virtualization
GPUIntel HD Graphics 4000 (650 - 1200 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date09/30/2012
Product Link (external)Intel Core i7 3635QM

Benchmarks

Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 6.38     avg: 6.4     median: 6.4 (27%)     max: 6.47 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 1.37     avg: 1.4     median: 1.4 (59%)     max: 1.39 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 4600     avg: 4648.3     median: 4660 (56%)     max: 4685 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 17688     avg: 17854.7     median: 17865 (36%)     max: 18011 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 21471     avg: 21960.8     median: 22047.5 (32%)     max: 22277 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 5819     avg: 5884.5     median: 5891 (65%)     max: 5937 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 267.2     avg: 301.2     median: 276.5 (3%)     max: 359.933 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 8.4     avg: 9.6     median: 8.9 (2%)     max: 11.424 seconds
WinRAR - Result
min: 3855     avg: 4199.5     median: 4199.5 (50%)     max: 4544 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
min: 35.28     avg: 35.4     median: 35.4 (26%)     max: 35.6 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 134.48     avg: 138     median: 138 (59%)     max: 141.6 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
min: 0.14     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.327 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
min: 0.454     avg: 0.5     median: 0.5 (0%)     max: 0.549 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
min: 3     avg: 3.1     median: 3.1 (16%)     max: 3.1 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 6432     avg: 6483.3     median: 6492 (51%)     max: 6517 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 11.16     avg: 11.4     median: 11.2 (2%)     max: 11.7 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 25.829     avg: 26.1     median: 25.8 (1%)     max: 26.5 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 624     avg: 626.1     median: 625.3 (3%)     max: 629.05 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 110140     avg: 118820     median: 118820 (56%)     max: 127500 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 80710     avg: 80855     median: 80855 (62%)     max: 81000 MFLOPS
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 20530     avg: 21870.5     median: 22225.5 (37%)     max: 22501 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 6023     avg: 6731.8     median: 7054 (40%)     max: 7235 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 31200     avg: 33452.3     median: 34461 (22%)     max: 34696 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 5633     avg: 5721.7     median: 5740 (15%)     max: 5792 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 7937     avg: 8037.3     median: 7965 (31%)     max: 8210 Points
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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