Average Bench: 55.1% (266th of 1100)

Based on 13,371 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, , BFEBFBFF000306A8 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3610QM CPU @ 2.30GHz

The Intel Core i7-3610QM is a third generation Ivy Bridge mobile CPU. Sporting base/turbo clocks of 2.3/3.3 GHz, four physical cores and eight hyper-threaded cores. This configuration has a TDP of just 45 Watts and offers similar overall performance for both single-core and multi-core workloads alike. Comparing the 3610QM to the ten highest voted CPUs shows that the 3610QM lags in terms of effective speed by just 27%, not bad result considering that the group consists of both server and desktop CPUs. Despite having a relatively low effective speed the 3610QM can still handle general computing tasks such as web surfing, email and word-processing with ease. [Oct '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 27%Average: 55.1% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3610QM averaged 44.8% 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

Multi Core Integer Speed 391Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 80Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3610QM is 37.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3610QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 393Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 398Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,371 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.3 SC Int 77.6 87.7
33.8 SC Float 80 90.2
34.4 SC Mixed 78.9 89.1
63.1% 78.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
123 QC Int 264 326
131 QC Float 273 338
125 QC Mixed 269 330
60.9% 269 Pts
Min Avg Max
193 MC Int 391 436
194 MC Float 393 437
197 MC Mixed 398 444
59.1% 394 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.4
SC Float 89
SC Mixed 85.3
70% 86.9 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 318
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 430
MC Mixed 431
65% 431 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.9
SC Float 87.4
SC Mixed 85.6
68% 85.6 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 281
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 399
MC Float 413
MC Mixed 412
61% 408 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.6
SC Float 84.9
SC Mixed 84.5
68% 84.3 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 267
61% 268 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 406
MC Mixed 428
62% 416 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
SC Int 32.1
SC Float 39.1
SC Mixed 41.4
30% 37.5 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 298
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 436
65% 432 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,473,098 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $370 @ launch in Mar '12
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Typical Core i7-3610QM Builds (Compare 1,077 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 18%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $219

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3610QM Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi7-3610QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$378.00
Clock Speed2.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

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 Size37.5 x 37.5mm (rPGA988B)
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor...

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

2 months ago.

My First CPU. Was very good, espacially at gaming, just if my GPU hadn´t Bottlenecked the CPU...


Below average

3 years ago.


Terrible

7 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

12 months ago.

Good Gamer, perfect Notebook CPU


Excellent

6 months ago.

I have been using this processor on Samsung 550P5C laptop since 2012 and even in 2017 this is going strong. Absolutely love this processor.


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