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Core i7-3610QM Vs i7-3720QM

– The Core i7-3610QM and the i7-3720QM belong to the newly launched Ivy Bridge processors.

– Both are quad cores and support Hyperthreading. The Core i7-3720QM has higher clock frequency, which makes its performance slightly better.

– Both come with the same HD Graphics 4000 as the integrated graphics, that has improved significantly over the HD Graphics 3000 in Sandy Bridge.

Table : Core i7-3610QM Vs Core i7-3720QM Feature Differences

Feature Core i7-3610QM Core i7-3720QM
Core Frequency 2.30 GHz 2.60 GHz
No. Of Cores 4/8 Hyperthreads 4/8 Hyperthreads
Cache Organization 6 MB L3 6 MB L3
Turbo Frequency 3.30 GHz 3.60 GHz
TDP Rating 45 Watts 45 Watts
64 Bit Support Y Y
Lithography 22 nm 22 nm
Integrated Memory Controller DDR3-1600 DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333
Integrated Graphics HD 4000, 650 MHz Base HD 4000, 650 MHz Base, 1250 MHz Turbo

Table : Core i7-3610QM Vs Core i7-3720QM Benchmarking Comparison

Benchmarks Core i7-3610QM Core i7-3720QM
PassMark CPU Mark Score Not available Not available
Super Pi 2M (Lower in better) 26.1 seconds 23.8 seconds
3D Mark 06 CPU 6097 6606
Windows 7 Experience Score 7.6 7.6

Some more details of Core i7-3610QM

The Core i7-3610QM is another quad core processor in the Ivy Bridge Series. Clocked at modest 2.30 GHz base clock, the processor comes with improved HD Graphics 4000 as integrated graphics ( much better than the HD Graphics 3000 in Sandy Bridge).

Some more details of Core i7-3720QM

The quad core i7-3720QM raises the bar in High end computing with four cores running at base clock of 2.60 GHz. In turbo the 4 cores can clock to 3.4 GHz , two core and single core turbo being 3.50 GHz and 3.60 GHz. The processor is ideal for larger notebooks that demand extreme processing power at reasonable price.

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One Response

  1. Alex says:


    There is a lot of discussion about Ivy Bridge getting got. I am not sure is this affects the notebook processors ( since they are not “generally” overclocked). But just check it – in case.

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