December 10, 2012

Intel Core i7-3630QM : Quad-Core Ivy Bridge, 6MB, 2.4GHz-3.4GHz

The Intel Core i7-3630QM is a quad-core processor primarily designed for laptop computer. This powerful laptop processor is designed using Ivy Bridge architecture that used 22 nanometer technology. This Intel Core i7-3630QM quad-core processor features DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Hyper-Threading, Turbo Boost, AVX, Quick Sync, Virtualization and more. This runs at the base clock speed of 2.4GHz but can automatically overclock at the rate of 3.2GHz when all of the core are activated; 3.3 GHz when of 2 of the cores are enabled and 3.4GHz when only one of the cores is active. Because of Hyper-Threading technology the four cores of this processor can handle up to eight threads in parallel for better performance.

Moreover, this Intel Core i7-3630QM comes packed with Intel HD Graphics 4000 which comes with 16 Execution Units and runs at the clock rate of 650 MHz with Turbo Boost up to 1150 MHz. It also comes with 6MB L3 cache; 1MB L2 cache and 256kB L1 cache. It has a Thermal Design Power (TDP) of 45 watts which makes it suitable for laptop PCs with sizes ranging from 14 inches and above.

This Intel Core i7-3630QM quad-core processor has a PassMark score of 7534. This means that this is as powerful as Intel Core i7-3610QM with a score of 7532 but more powerful than Intel Core i7-3632QM with a rating of 7259; Intel Core i7-3520M with a rating of 4662; Intel Core i7-3517U which is rated 3864; Intel Core i5-3210M with a rating of 3896; but less powerful than Intel Core i7-3720QM with a PassMark score of 8590. For more comparison visit this page.