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Front view of Intel Core i7 2630QM

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 2630QM  vs
i3 5157U 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 45W 28W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 6.75 $/year
Performance per watt 13.97 pt/W 5.46 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 22.75W

bus

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

details

Core i7 2630QM  vs
i3 5157U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.64 GHz 2.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 2.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.64 GHz 2.5 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label HD Graphics 3000 Intel® Iris™ Graphics 6100
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 16,384 MB
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