CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3630QM vs 2216 HE 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 and power consumption.

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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 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better geekbench 3 single core score 2,775 vs 812 Around 3.5x better geekbench 3 single core score
Much better performance per watt 11.14 pt/W vs 1.08 pt/W More than 10.2x better performance per watt
More l3 cache 6 MB vs 1 MB 6x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 105 °C vs 55 °C More than 90% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly better PassMark score 7,766 vs 1,518 More than 5x better PassMark score
Lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 55.25W Around 35% lower typical power consumption
Significantly more l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 3x more l3 cache per core
Newer Sep, 2012 vs Aug, 2006 Release date over 6 years later
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.16 GHz vs 2.8 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 16.38 $/year Around 35% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 59.57 $/year Around 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Opteron 2216 HE

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AMD Opteron 2216 HE

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Significantly more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 3630QM vs Opteron 2216 HE

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 3630QM
2,270,000 MB/s
Opteron 2216 HE
55,600 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 3630QM  vs
Opteron 2216 HE 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
rPGA 988B
F
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 45W 68W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 16.38 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 59.57 $/year
Performance per watt 11.14 pt/W 1.08 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 55.25W

details

Core i7 3630QM  vs
Opteron 2216 HE 
Threads 8 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 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 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Clock multiplier 24 12
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.16 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.16 GHz 2.8 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 650 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz N/A
Intel Core i7 3630QM
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