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Front view of Intel Core i7 2610UE

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Intel Core i7 2610UE

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Much lower typical power consumption 13.81W vs 86.05W 6.2x lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 67.4 °C Around 50% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year vs 31.22 $/year 7.6x lower annual home energy cost
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Better performance per watt 6.55 pt/W vs 4.41 pt/W Around 50% better performance per watt
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 14.89 $/year vs 84.62 $/year 5.7x lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i5 3470

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Much higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 1.5 GHz Around 2.2x higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 50% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 2.7 pt/$ vs 0.37 pt/$ More than 7.2x better performance per dollar
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 350 MHz More than 85% higher GPU clock speed
Much better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 850 MHz Around 30% better turbo clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz vs 1.5 GHz Around 2.5x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,906 vs 1,080 More than 75% better PassMark (Single core) score
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Better PassMark score 6,607 vs 2,481 Around 2.8x better PassMark score
Slightly more l3 cache 6 MB vs 4 MB 50% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz vs 1.5 GHz Around 2.8x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Feb, 2011 Release date over 1 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 2610UE vs i5 3470

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 2610UE  vs
i5 3470 
Clock speed 1.5 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.6 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
BGA 1023
LGA 1155
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 17W 77W
Annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year 31.22 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 14.89 $/year 84.62 $/year
Performance per watt 6.55 pt/W 4.41 pt/W
Typical power consumption 13.81W 86.05W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 2610UE  vs
i5 3470 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 15 32
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 67.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.5 GHz 3.67 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.5 GHz 4.09 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.5 GHz 3.67 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 850 MHz 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,998.4 MB 32,768 MB
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