CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4702MQ vs 3630QM 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

7.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 3630QM 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 3630QM  based on its performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 4702MQ

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 4702MQ

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Much better sky diver score 3,031 vs 2,066 More than 45% better sky diver score
Lower typical power consumption 30.06W vs 36.56W Around 20% lower typical power consumption
Better geekbench 3 AES single core score 3,620,000 MB/s vs 2,270,000 MB/s Around 60% better geekbench 3 AES single core score
Better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score 11,232 vs 10,844 Around 5% better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Sep, 2012 Release date 6 months later
Lower annual home energy cost 8.91 $/year vs 10.84 $/year Around 20% lower annual home energy cost
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Higher turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
Higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 400 MHz Around 65% higher GPU clock speed
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 105 °C vs 100 °C 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly better performance per dollar 4.2 pt/$ vs 2.01 pt/$ More than 2x better performance per dollar
Better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 10,190 vs 9,908 Around 5% better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Slightly better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 10,890 vs 10,348 More than 5% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4702MQ vs 3630QM

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4702MQ
16.03 mHash/s
Core i7 3630QM
6.17 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4702MQ
1.38 fps
Core i7 3630QM
1.31 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

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4702MQ
3,620,000 MB/s
Core i7 3630QM
2,270,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4702MQ  vs
3630QM 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad 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 37W 45W
Annual home energy cost 8.91 $/year 10.84 $/year
Performance per watt 20.52 pt/W 12.11 pt/W
Typical power consumption 30.06W 36.56W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 4702MQ  vs
3630QM 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 105°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.06 GHz 3.15 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,032.1 3,563.1
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.06 GHz 3.15 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 400 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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Comments

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I'm able to compare cause I have both CPUs and the only thing I can say is that 3630QM is better for playing games in higher resolutions. Nothing else.
not really .. 4702MQ has AVX 2.0 and lower TDP means your work will be done faster and your laptop will last longer
3630QM is a better choice!
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