CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3630QM vs 5800K 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 3630QM 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 3630QM  based on its performance, single-core performance and power consumption.

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Intel Core i7 3630QM

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Front view of Intel Core i7 3630QM

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 3630QM

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 3630QM

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score 10,844 vs 8,036 Around 35% better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 105 °C vs 74 °C More than 40% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 81.25W 2.2x lower typical power consumption
Better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 10,190 vs 5,765 More than 75% better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,709 vs 1,460 More than 15% better PassMark (Single core) score
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 10,890 vs 6,004 More than 80% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 87.6 $/year 2.2x lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 24.09 $/year 2.2x lower annual home energy cost
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AMD A10 5800K

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Significantly higher clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 60% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz vs 3.4 GHz Around 25% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly better sky diver score 3,597 vs 2,066 Around 75% better sky diver score
Significantly higher GPU clock speed 800 MHz vs 650 MHz Around 25% higher GPU clock speed
Significantly better performance per dollar 7.13 pt/$ vs 4.55 pt/$ More than 55% better performance per dollar
Better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score 225.16 fps vs 138.27 fps Around 65% better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.49 GHz vs 3.15 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.59 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 90% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 3630QM vs A10 5800K

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 3630QM
6.17 mHash/s
A10 5800K
64.24 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 3630QM
1.31 fps
A10 5800K
0.7 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A10 5800K
6,004

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 3630QM
2,270,000 MB/s
A10 5800K
2,340,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 3630QM  vs
A10 5800K 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No Yes

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
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 45W 100W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 24.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 87.6 $/year
Performance per watt 12.12 pt/W 6.06 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 81.25W

details

Core i7 3630QM  vs
A10 5800K 
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 74°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.15 GHz 4.49 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 4.59 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 3,563.1 2,959.6
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.15 GHz 4.49 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Radeon™ HD 7660D
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 800 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
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