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Ivy Bridge Core i7-3720QM Vs i7-3820QM

– The Core i7-3720QM as well as the i7-3820QM are high end quad core notebook processors belonging to the Ivy Bridge processors launched in April 29, 2012.

– The Core i7-3820QM has 100 MHz higher Clock (2.70 GHz vs 2.60 GHz) and higher L3 Cache ( 8 MB Vs 6 MB). It makes i7-3820QM marginally better in CPU performance.

– Both come with the same integrated graphics – the HD Graphics 4000 – which make a significant improvement ( close to 50%) over the earlier Sandy Bridge based HD Graphics 3000.

Table : Core i7-3720QM Vs Core i7-3820QM Feature Differences

Feature Core i7-3720QM Core i7-3820QM
Core Frequency 2.60 GHz 2.70 GHz
No. Of Cores 4/8 Hyperthreads 4/8 Hyperthreads
Cache Organization 6 MB L3 8 MB L3
Turbo Frequency 3.60 GHz 3.70 GHz
TDP Rating 35 Watts 35 Watts
64 Bit Support Y Y
Lithography 22 nm 22 nm
Integrated Memory Controller DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333 DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333
Integrated Graphics HD 4000, 650 MHz Base, 1250 MHz Turbo HD 4000, 650 MHz Base, 1250 MHz Turbo

Table : Core i7-3720QM Vs Core i7-3820QM Benchmarking Comparison

Benchmarks Core i7-3720QM Core i7-3820QM
PassMark CPU Mark Score Not available Not available
Super Pi 2M (Lower in better) 23.8 seconds 22.9 seconds
3D Mark 06 CPU 6606 6778
Windows 7 Experience Score 7.6 7.7

 

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.

Some more details of Core i7-3820QM

The quad core i7-3820QM bumps up the clock frequency of Core i7-3720QM by 100 MHz. It also has a larger 8 MB L3 Cache. The processor is ideal for larger notebooks for extreme processing.

Further Suggested Reading

Since both these processors belongs to Ivy Bridge. Check out the Ivy Bridge Architecture.

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