CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3610QM vs 3517U

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

3DMark06 (CPU), Passmark and GeekBench (32-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Passmark (Single Core)

Power Consumption

How much power does the processor require?

TDP

Features

How does CPUBoss rank the features of each product?

Features and specifications that differ between products

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Power Consumption and Features

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
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Higher clock speed 2.3 GHz vs 1.9 GHz More than 20% higher clock speed
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
Higher turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Significantly better geekbench (32-bit) score 10,073 vs 4,511 Around 2.2x better geekbench (32-bit) score
Significantly better PassMark score 7,506 vs 3,800 Around 2x better PassMark score
Significantly better 3DMark06 CPU score 6,078 vs 3,430 More than 75% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Better 3DMark11 physics score 5,550 vs 4,330 Around 30% better 3DMark11 physics score
Better performance per dollar 2.39 pt/$ vs 1.65 pt/$ More than 45% better performance per dollar
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,634 vs 1,490 Around 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.12 GHz vs 2.85 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.3 GHz vs 1.9 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Significantly lower typical power consumption 13.81W vs 36.56W 2.6x lower typical power consumption
Significantly better performance per watt 33.55 pt/W vs 20.09 pt/W More than 65% better performance per watt
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
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year vs 10.84 $/year 2.6x lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 3610QM vs 3517U

GeekBench

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

Core i7 3610QM Core i7 3517U @ community.futuremark.com

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

Passmark

Core i7 3610QM Core i7 3517U @ cpubenchmark.net

Passmark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 3610QM  vs
3517U 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 1.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
rPGA 988B
BGA 1023
Is unlocked No No
Is hyperthreaded Yes Yes

features

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

gpu

GPU GPU GPU
Latest DirectX 10.x 10.x
3DMark06 5,344.5 5,344.5

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1600
DDR3
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s

details

Core i7 3610QM  vs
3517U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 4 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nms 22 nms
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 23 19
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 105°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.12 GHz 2.85 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.3 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.12 GHz 2.85 GHz

power consumption

TDP 45W 17W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 4.1 $/year
Performance per watt 20.09 pt/W 33.55 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 13.81W

bus

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