Intel Core i7-2630QM: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-2630QM

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i7-2630QM sales 3 January 2011 at a recommended price of $378. This is Sandy Bridge architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2900 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCPGA988 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt. It supports DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 4.42 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i7-2630QM processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
12.30
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i7
 
Architecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Release date
3 January 2011
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$378
 
Price now
$108
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core i7-2630QM's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-2630QM's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
2.9 GHz
 
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
6 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
Die size
216 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1,160 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-2630QM compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
Socket
FCPGA988
 
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-2630QM. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® AVX
 
AES-NI
+
 
FMA
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Demand Based Switching
-
 
FDI
+
 
Fast Memory Access
+
 

Security technologies

Core i7-2630QM technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
Anti-Theft
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-2630QM are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-2630QM.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)
Maximum memory size
16 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
21.3 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i7-2630QM.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics 3000 (650 - 1100 MHz)
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-2630QM's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
2
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
SDVO
+
 
CRT
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i7-2630QM's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-2630QM. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

4.42

3DMark06 CPU

5039

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3662

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

13833

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

4.8

Passmark

3468

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

1220

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-2630QM. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
14 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-2630QM is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-2630QM performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-2630QM from AMD is Athlon 64 TF-20, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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