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AMD A8-3530MX Vs Core i7-2630QM

Looking purely into the processor performance, the Intel’s Core i7-2630QM substantially outperforms the AMD’s A8-3530MX. Both are quad core processors. The Core i7-2630QM has a higher base and Turbo clock frequency than the AMD’s A8-3530MX.

However, the integrated graphics in the A8-3530MX , the Radeon HD 6620G substantially outperforms the HD Graphics 3000 in the Core i7-2630QM. So, if you are into mid to moderately high end gaming, you may like to either opt for the A8-3530MX or make sure that you have a discrete graphics in the Core i7-2630QM.

Table : AMD A8-3530MX Vs Core i7-2630QM Feature Differences

Feature AMD A8-3530MX Core i7-2630QM
Core Frequency  1.9GHz 2.00 GHz
No. Of Cores
4/4 no HyperThreading 4 (8 Hyperthreads)
Cache Organization
4MB L2 Cache 6 MB L3 Smart Cache
Turbo Frequency
2.6GHz 2.90 GHz
TDP Rating
45 45 Watts
64 Bit Support
32nm 32 nm
Integrated Memory Controller
DDR3L-1333 DDR3-1333
Integrated Graphics
Yes, Radeon HD 6620G HD Graphics 3000, Base 650 MHz, Turbo 1.10 GHz


AMD A8-3530MX Vs Core i7-2630QM Benchmarking Comparison


Some more details of AMD A8-3530MX

The AMD A8-3530MX is a quad-core processor with base clock rate as 1.9GHz and its Turbo Boost can over clock it up to 2.6GHz. It has integrated Radeon HD 6620G graphics card in it. This processor got TDP 45 watt and 4MB of L2 cache. Its integrated memory controller supports DDR3 1600 or DDR3L-1333 with dual channel. This is a AMD A-Series processor with code name Llano. It has 4 cores and 4 threads minus Hyperthreading. The manufacturing technology of this processor is 32nm with 64 Bit support. The performance of the processor is mainly dependent on the used cores.

Some more details of Core i7-2630QM

The core i7-2630QM , is the second generation quad core Sandy Bridge processor, that promises high end CPU performance. Its integrated GPU will also ensure a decent integrated GPU performance. The GPU has a base frequency of 650 MHz and when turbo is in action, its maximum clock frequency can ramp to 1.10 GHz depending upon the demand. One of the reasons for the better performance of the second generation core i7 processors is the improved Turbo Boost 2.0, using which, the processor can stay in the boosted state for a longer duration.


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