Average Bench: 41.9% (378th of 980)

Based on 12,031 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , BFEBFBFF000206A6 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz

The Intel Core i7-2630QM is a Sandy Bridge (2011) mobile CPU. Although the 2630QM has a base clock of just 2.0 GHz it's able to boost this to a maximum of 2.9 GHz when under load. The ability to boost allows the 2630QM to keeps its power draw to a minimum whilst the CPU is idle. The 2630QM follows the typical i7 pattern of four physical cores and eight hyperthreads and this model has a modest TDP of just 45 Watts. This configuration allows the 2630QM to deal equally well with both single and multi-core workloads. The overall effective speed for the 2630QM is 61.7 which is 55% below the current group leaders but still sufficient for general computing tasks such as email, browsing and light spreadsheet work. [Oct '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 15%Average: 41.9% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2630QM averaged 58.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Integer Speed 61.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.1Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2630QM is 37.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2630QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 292Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 293Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,031 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.5 SC Int 61.8 74.6
20.8 SC Float 62.3 75.1
20.6 SC Mixed 62.1 74.8
49.7% 62.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
66.8 QC Int 202 268
69.4 QC Float 203 270
69.8 QC Mixed 202 268
45.9% 202 Pts
Min Avg Max
101 MC Int 282 342
106 MC Float 292 352
106 MC Mixed 293 354
43.3% 289 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.1
SC Float 75.5
SC Mixed 75.5
60% 74.7 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 253
56% 245 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 347
MC Mixed 354
52% 348 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.3
SC Float 73.2
SC Mixed 73.1
59% 73.2 Pts
QC Int 231
QC Float 236
QC Mixed 241
53% 236 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 350
52% 346 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69
SC Float 68.8
SC Mixed 68.8
55% 68.9 Pts
QC Int 237
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 243
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 324
MC Float 342
MC Mixed 345
50% 337 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 45.1
SC Float 47.6
SC Mixed 46.7
37% 46.5 Pts
QC Int 118
QC Float 126
QC Mixed 130
28% 125 Pts
MC Int 180
MC Float 188
MC Mixed 188
28% 186 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,329,219 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7-2630QM Builds (Compare 4,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 41%
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Workstation
Workstation 19%
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System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $284

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-2630QM Processor (6M Cache, up to 2.90 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi7-2630QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5 (rPGA998)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Sockets SupportedFCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor...

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Excellent

2 months ago.

been a great processor, able to keep upto tasks today in 2017


Good

1 month ago.

i have this processor... still good for internet and light gaming with gt 550 in 2017


Very poor

3 years ago.


Excellent

28 days ago.

For me its a legendary processor i played a many new and powerful games like outlast 2 and gta 5 without problems like fps drops or heating i really like this one.


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