CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4702MQ vs 3630QM


Benchmark performance using all cores

3DMark06 (CPU), Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and GeekBench (64-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Passmark (Single Core)

Power Consumption

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Front view of Intel Core i7 4702MQ

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 4702MQ

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Lower typical power consumption 30.06W vs 36.56W Around 20% lower typical power consumption
Better 3DMark11 physics score 6,640 vs 5,720 More than 15% better 3DMark11 physics 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
Front view of Intel Core i7 3630QM

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Significantly higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 400 MHz Around 65% higher GPU clock speed
Higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly better PassMark (Overclocked) score 3,563.1 vs 2,032.1 More than 75% better PassMark (Overclocked) score
Higher Maximum Operating Temperature 105 °C vs 100 °C 5% higher Maximum Operating Temperature
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

GeekBench (32-bit)

GeekBench (64-bit)

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

3D Mark 06 (CPU)


Passmark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Core i7 4702MQ  vs
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
Is hyperthreaded Yes Yes


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
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 24.29 pt/W 19.26 pt/W
Typical power consumption 30.06W 36.56W


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


Core i7 4702MQ  vs
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


Overclocked clock speed 3.05 GHz 3.14 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,032.1 3,563.1
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.05 GHz 3.14 GHz

integrated graphics

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
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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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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