Average Bench: 56.8% (206th of 980)

Based on 19,161 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, , 0FABFBFF000306A9 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz

The Core i7-3630QM has been included in the CPU group test as a reference Mobile CPU. This third generation Ivy Bridge processor has proven hugely successful and powers a significant proportion of today's high end laptops. Compared to desktop processors certain compromises have to be made and that is clear from the benchmarks. In terms of real world horsepower the i7-3630QM is comparable to first generation, and three years older, Core i7 Desktop processors. Where the Mobile processors excel is on energy efficiency and with a TDP of just 45 watts the 3630QM is the least power hungry processor in the group test. [Feb '12 CPUPro]

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Poor: 26%Average: 56.8% Great: 67%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3630QM averaged 43.2% 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 Floating Point Speed 82.9Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 401Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3630QM is 40.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3630QM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 404Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 407Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,161 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.3 SC Int 80.2 90.2
33.4 SC Float 82.9 93
32.7 SC Mixed 81.5 91.9
65.2% 81.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
110 QC Int 273 336
114 QC Float 281 347
113 QC Mixed 277 340
62.8% 277 Pts
Min Avg Max
187 MC Int 401 450
188 MC Float 404 451
192 MC Mixed 407 458
60.6% 404 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 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.7
SC Float 86.9
SC Mixed 89.6
70% 87.7 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 330
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 437
MC Float 435
MC Mixed 439
66% 437 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.4
SC Float 91.2
SC Mixed 90.9
72% 90.5 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 322
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 443
MC Float 446
MC Mixed 452
67% 447 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.7
SC Float 92.4
SC Mixed 91.5
73% 91.2 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 289
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 448
MC Mixed 452
67% 445 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86
SC Float 88.8
SC Mixed 87.3
70% 87.4 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 286
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 448
MC Mixed 450
67% 445 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 32.6
SC Float 33.5
SC Mixed 32.5
26% 32.9 Pts
QC Int 121
QC Float 132
QC Mixed 124
28% 126 Pts
MC Int 451
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 458
68% 454 Pts
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Typical Core i7-3630QM Builds (Compare 629 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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System: HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $508

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3630QM Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor Numberi7-3630QM
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$378.00
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 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 Frequency1.15 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

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Passmark CPU benchmark: 7767...

Mobile processor

Launch Date Q3'12
# of Cores 4
# of Threads 8
Max Turbo Frequency 3.4 GHz
Lithography 22 nm
Max TDP 45 W
Added 5 years ago.

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1 day ago.

Getting Dated. Used to be able to play Rising Storm with no problem, now the newer gen games coming out, it's like running through knee deep mud.


Excellent

2 months ago.

Awesome performance on laptop


Excellent

27 days ago.

gewoon een goede laptop cpu


Average

5 years ago.


Terrible

2 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

6 months ago.

Performance is great, price - not so much.


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