CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3610QM vs 4500M among laptop CPUs (over 15W)

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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 3610QM

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Intel Core i7 3610QM

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i7 3610QM vs the AMD A8 4500M.

Front view of AMD A8 4500M

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AMD A8 4500M

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD A8 4500M vs the Intel Core i7 3610QM.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 3610QM vs A8 4500M

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 3610QM
11.21 mHash/s
A8 4500M
36.54 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 3610QM
1.22 fps
A8 4500M
0.38 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 4500M
2,220

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 4500M
2,194

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 4500M
3,331

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 4500M
3,234

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 4500M
1,223

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 3610QM
2,200,000 MB/s
A8 4500M
1,420,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 3610QM  vs
A8 4500M 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 1.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 45W 35W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 10.91 pt/W 9.37 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 28.44W

details

Core i7 3610QM  vs
A8 4500M 
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,400,000,000 1,303,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 23 19
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.09 GHz 2.34 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.3 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.09 GHz 2.34 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Radeon™ HD 7640G
Latest DirectX 10.x 11.0
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 496 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 685 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Intel Core i7 3610QM
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