CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 2670QM vs 6200U among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.3

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 2670QM 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 2670QM  based on its performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 2670QM

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 2670QM

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More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better performance per dollar 1.71 pt/$ vs 0.57 pt/$ More than 3x better performance per dollar
Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 300 MHz Around 2.2x higher GPU clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 10% higher turbo clock speed
More l3 cache 6 MB vs 3 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 10% better turbo clock speed
Significantly better performance per watt 14.38 pt/W vs 10.6 pt/W More than 35% better performance per watt
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Better PassMark score 5,923 vs 3,984 Around 50% better PassMark score
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Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 36.56W 3x lower typical power consumption
Significantly better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score 130.74 fps vs 48.34 fps Around 2.8x better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Oct, 2011 Release date over 3 years later
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 10.84 $/year 3x lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 39.42 $/year 3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 2670QM vs i5 6200U

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 2670QM
48.34 fps
Core i5 6200U
130.74 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 2670QM
1,940,000 MB/s
Core i5 6200U
3,610 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 2670QM  vs
i5 6200U 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz 2.8 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 15W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 14.38 pt/W 10.6 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 12.19W

bus

Architecture DMI FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 4,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 2670QM  vs
i5 6200U 
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 2.69 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.69 GHz 2.8 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label HD Graphics 3000 Intel® HD Graphics 520
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
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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