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Front view of Intel Core i7 610E

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Higher clock speed 2.53 GHz vs 1.9 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher GPU clock speed 500 MHz vs 200 MHz 2.5x higher GPU clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.9 GHz More than 10% higher turbo clock speed
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
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.53 GHz vs 1.9 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core i5 4300U

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Much better performance per watt 42.92 pt/W vs 3.69 pt/W More than 11.5x better performance per watt
Much better performance per dollar 2.29 pt/$ vs 0.52 pt/$ Around 4.5x better performance per dollar
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 766 MHz Around 45% better turbo clock speed
Lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 28.44W 2.3x lower typical power consumption
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,580 vs 1,378 Around 15% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 3,738 vs 2,544 More than 45% better PassMark score
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.71 GHz vs 2.53 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 8.43 $/year 2.3x lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 30.66 $/year 2.3x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 610E vs i5 4300U

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 610E  vs
i5 4300U 
Clock speed 2.53 GHz 1.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 2.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
BGA 1288
BGA 1168
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 15W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 3.69 pt/W 42.92 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 12.19W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 2,500 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 610E  vs
i5 4300U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 20 19

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.53 GHz 2.71 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.53 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.53 GHz 2.71 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics HD 4400
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 500 MHz 200 MHz
Turbo clock speed 766 MHz 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1066
DDR3L-1333
LPDDR3-1333
DDR3
LPDDR3-1600
DDR3-800
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 17,066.66 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 9,000.96 MB 16,384 MB
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