Intel Core i5-2410M vs Core i7-2670QM

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Games supported 64%

General info

Comparing Core i7-2670QM and Core i5-2410M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating14952008
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesIntel Core i7Intel Core i5
Architecture codenameSandy Bridge (2011−2013)Sandy Bridge (2011−2013)
Release date2 November 2011
(11 years old)
20 February 2011
(11 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$378$225
Current price$382 (1x MSRP)$122 (0.5x MSRP)

Technical specs

Core i7-2670QM and Core i5-2410M basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)2 (Dual-core)
Threads84
Base clock speed2.2 GHz2.3 GHz
Boost clock speed3.1 GHz2.9 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache256K (per core)256K (per core)
L3 cache6 MB (shared)3 MB (shared)
Chip lithography32 nm32 nm
Die size216 mm2149 mm2
Maximum core temperature100 °C100 °C
Number of transistors1,160 million624 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier--

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-2670QM and Core i5-2410M compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration11 (Uniprocessor)
SocketFCPGA988FCBGA1023, PPGA988
Thermal design power (TDP)45 Watt35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-2670QM and Core i5-2410M. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® AVXIntel® AVX
AES-NI++
FMA++
AVX++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
My WiFi++
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
Idle States++
Thermal Monitoring++
Flex Memory Access++
Demand Based Switching--
FDI++
Fast Memory Access++

Security technologies

Core i7-2670QM and Core i5-2410M technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT--
EDB++
Identity Protection++
Anti-Theft++

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-2670QM and Core i5-2410M are enumerated here.

AMD-Vno data+
VT-d--
VT-x++
EPT++

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i7-2670QM and Core i5-2410M. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3-1066, DDR3-1333DDR3
Maximum memory size32 GB16 GB
Max memory channels22
Maximum memory bandwidth21.3 GB/s21.3 GB/s
ECC memory support--

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardIntel HD Graphics 3000-

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-2670QM and Core i5-2410M.

PCIe version2.02.0
PCI Express lanes1616

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i7-2670QM 3.01
+90.5%
i5-2410M 1.58
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
  • 3DMark06 CPU
  • wPrime 32
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
  • TrueCrypt AES
  • WinRAR 4.0
  • x264 encoding pass 2
  • x264 encoding pass 1

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

i7-2670QM 3736
+90.8%
i5-2410M 1958

Core i7-2670QM outperforms Core i5-2410M by 91% in Passmark.

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

i7-2670QM 538
+8.9%
i5-2410M 494

Core i7-2670QM outperforms Core i5-2410M by 9% in GeekBench 5 Single-Core.

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

i7-2670QM 1921
+79.5%
i5-2410M 1070

Core i7-2670QM outperforms Core i5-2410M by 80% in GeekBench 5 Multi-Core.

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

i7-2670QM 3900
+6.5%
i5-2410M 3663

Core i7-2670QM outperforms Core i5-2410M by 6% in Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core.

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

i7-2670QM 14843
+86.4%
i5-2410M 7963

Core i7-2670QM outperforms Core i5-2410M by 86% in Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core.

3DMark06 CPU

3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

i7-2670QM 5401
+67.8%
i5-2410M 3219

Core i7-2670QM outperforms Core i5-2410M by 68% in 3DMark06 CPU.

wPrime 32

wPrime 32M is a math multi-thread processor test, which calculates square roots of first 32 million integer numbers. Its result is measured in seconds, so that the less is benchmark result, the faster the processor.

Benchmark coverage: 18%

i7-2670QM 10.56
+80.9%
i5-2410M 19.1

Core i5-2410M outperforms Core i7-2670QM by 81% in wPrime 32.

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

i7-2670QM 5
+101%
i5-2410M 3

Core i7-2670QM outperforms Core i5-2410M by 101% in Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core.

TrueCrypt AES

TrueCrypt is a discontinued piece of software that was widely used for on-the-fly-encryption of disk partitions, now superseded by VeraCrypt. It contains several embedded performance tests, one of them being TrueCrypt AES, which measures data encryption speed using AES algorithm. Result is encryption speed in gigabytes per second.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i7-2670QM 3
+108%
i5-2410M 1

Core i7-2670QM outperforms Core i5-2410M by 108% in TrueCrypt AES.

WinRAR 4.0

WinRAR 4.0 is an outdated version of a popular file archiver. It contains an internal speed test, using 'Best' setting of RAR compression on large chunks of randomly generated data. Its results are measured in kilobytes per second.

Benchmark coverage: 12%

i7-2670QM 4140
+73.8%
i5-2410M 2382

Core i7-2670QM outperforms Core i5-2410M by 74% in WinRAR 4.0.

x264 encoding pass 2

x264 Pass 2 is a slower variant of x264 video compression that produces a variable bit rate output file, which results in better quality since the higher bit rate is used when it is needed more. Benchmark result is still measured in frames per second.  

Benchmark coverage: 12%

i7-2670QM 27
+85.3%
i5-2410M 14

Core i7-2670QM outperforms Core i5-2410M by 85% in x264 encoding pass 2.

x264 encoding pass 1

x264 version 4.0 is a video encoding benchmark uses MPEG 4 x264 compression method to compress a sample HD (720p) video. Pass 1 is a faster variant that produces a constant bit rate output file. Its result is measured in frames per second, which means how many frames of the source video file were encoded per second.  

Benchmark coverage: 12%

i7-2670QM 115
+50.9%
i5-2410M 76

Core i7-2670QM outperforms Core i5-2410M by 51% in x264 encoding pass 1.

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-2670QM and Core i5-2410M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 12 Mh/s 1.6 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 3.01 1.58
Recency 2 November 2011 20 February 2011
Cost $378 $225
Boost clock speed 3100 2900
Base clock speed 2200 2300
Thermal design power (TDP) 45 Watt 35 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

Intel Core i7-2670QM
Core i7-2670QM


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Competitors of Core i7-2670QM by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-2670QM from AMD is Mobile Sempron SI-40, which is faster by 3% and higher by 23 positions in our rating.

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Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i7-2670QM:

Ryzen 3 3200U 103.32
Core i7-2670QM 100

Competitors of Core i5-2410M by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-2410M by AMD is A10 Pro-7350B, which is slower by 1% and lower by 11 positions in our rating.

AMD A10 Pro-7350B A10 Pro 7350B
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Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i5-2410M:

A10-7400P 108.23
Pro A8-8600B 106.96
3015Ce 106.33
Core i5-2410M 100
A10-4600M 98.1
A8-5550M 94.3

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