Average Bench: 54.8% (300th of 1159)

Based on 20,009 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: 24%Average: 54.8% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3610QM averaged 45.2% 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 79.5Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 387Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3610QM is 40.6%. 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 386Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 392Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,009 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.3 SC Int 77.9 87.8
33.3 SC Float 79.5 90.4
32.7 SC Mixed 78.3 89.1
62.8% 78.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
117 QC Int 266 330
120 QC Float 272 337
116 QC Mixed 268 333
60.9% 269 Pts
Min Avg Max
168 MC Int 387 438
168 MC Float 386 436
170 MC Mixed 392 445
58.2% 388 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 87.7
SC Float 89.5
SC Mixed 89.6
71% 88.9 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 312
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 437
MC Float 437
MC Mixed 445
66% 440 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.3
SC Float 87.4
SC Mixed 86.5
68% 85.4 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 294
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 441
65% 435 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 81.2
SC Mixed 80.5
64% 80.5 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 238
QC Mixed 245
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 389
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 386
57% 378 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 34
SC Float 30.8
SC Mixed 36.3
27% 33.7 Pts
QC Int 124
QC Float 124
QC Mixed 136
29% 128 Pts
MC Int 238
MC Float 233
MC Mixed 239
36% 237 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,945,433 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $370 @ launch in Mar '12
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Typical Core i7-3610QM Builds (Compare 1,672 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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 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 4 years ago.

Good

11 months ago.

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


Below average

4 years ago.


Terrible

21 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

2 years ago.

Good Gamer, perfect Notebook CPU


Excellent

20 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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