Average Bench: 65.3% (383rd of 1264)

Based on 27,727 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]

Poor: 44%Average: 65.3% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3610QM averaged 34.7% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 82.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 78.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3610QM is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3610QM performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 390Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 385Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,727 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.7 Memory 82.1 88.9
32.9 1-Core 78.7 89.6
65.9 2-Core 151 174
63.6% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
121 4-Core 265 333
171 8-Core 385 443
42% 325 Pts
Min Avg Max
171 64-Core 390 445
26.2% 390 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 85.4
2-Core 171
67% 112 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 432
47% 366 Pts
64-Core 439
30% 439 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.5
1-Core 87.9
2-Core 169
67% 112 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 440
48% 370 Pts
64-Core 438
29% 438 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 88.8
2-Core 173
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 438
46% 360 Pts
64-Core 442
30% 442 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 85.4
2-Core 166
65% 109 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 302
31% 245 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,182,845 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $370 @ launch in Mar '12
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Typical Core i7-3610QM Builds (Compare 510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Asus G75VW

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $390

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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...

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4 months ago.

These old IvyBridge processors are a longevity monster. Such a great series of processors.


Good

5 months ago.

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


Excellent

6 months ago.

bought it in 2012 and it still does most of the work without lagging and its not CPU thats the problem, its RAM which i can fix. love it


Below average

5 years ago.


Good

1 month ago.

It is still capable to run most of games. If has good thermal construction (not overheating over 70°C) It can run at turbo speed 100mhz x32 = 3.2GHz (max is 3.3Ghz) all time. HWiNFO64 info software sometimes thinks this CPU is 3840QM


Excellent

7 months ago.

Upgraded from B960 to 3610QM and its beast.. (2015)


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

11 months ago.

Still usable in 2019 but the single core score is holding it back


Excellent

3 years ago.

Good Gamer, perfect Notebook CPU


Excellent

2 years 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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