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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 2630QM

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Intel Core i7 2630QM

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Much higher turbo clock speed 2.9 GHz vs 0.53 GHz Around 5.5x higher turbo clock speed
Much higher clock speed 2 GHz vs 0.41 GHz More than 4.8x higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More advanced architecture x86-64 vs ARM A 64-bit architecture allows more RAM to be installed and accessed by the processor
Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 133 MHz Around 5x higher GPU clock speed
More threads 8 vs 1 7 more threads
More cores 4 vs 1 3 more cores; run more applications at once
Newer Jan, 2011 vs Sep, 2008 Release date over 2 years later
Front view of Apple APL 0278

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Apple APL 0278

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Apple APL 0278 vs the Intel Core i7 2630QM.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 2630QM vs APL 0278


Specifications Full list of technical specs


Core i7 2630QM  vs
APL 0278 
Clock speed 2 GHz 0.41 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.9 GHz 0.53 GHz
Cores Quad core Single core

integrated graphics

Label HD Graphics 3000 PowerVR MBX Lite
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 133 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Channels Dual Channel Single Channel


Core i7 2630QM  vs
APL 0278 
Architecture x86-64 ARM
Threads 8 1
Manufacture process 32 nm 65 nm

power consumption

Typical power consumption 36.56W N/A
Intel Core i7 2630QM
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Apple APL 0278
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