AMD FX-7500 vs Intel Core i7-2715QE

Price now no data
Games supported 77%
Intel Core i7-2715QE
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  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
AMD FX-7500
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 267$
Games supported 77%

General info

Comparing Core i7-2715QE and FX-7500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance ranking16021606
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesIntel Core i7AMD Kaveri
Architecture codenameSandy Bridge (2011−2013)Kaveri (2014−2015)
Release date3 January 2011 (12 years old)4 June 2014 (9 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$378no data
Current priceno data$267

Technical specs

Core i7-2715QE and FX-7500 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)4 (Quad-Core)
Base clock speed2.1 GHz2.1 GHz
Boost clock speed3 GHz3.3 GHz
Bus support4 × 5 GT/sno data
L1 cache64K (per core)no data
L2 cache256K (per core)4096 KB
L3 cache6 MB (shared)no data
Chip lithography32 nm28 nm
Die size216 mm2245 mm2
Number of transistors1,160 million2410 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier-no data


Information on Core i7-2715QE and FX-7500 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 configuration1 (Uniprocessor)no data
SocketIntel BGA1023FP3
Power consumption (TDP)45 Watt19 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-2715QE and FX-7500. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno data86x SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A),-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-1600 Controller
FRTCno data1
PowerTuneno data-
TrueAudiono data+
PowerNowno data+
PowerGatingno data+
Out-of-band client managementno data+
VirusProtectno data+
HSAno data1
vPro+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data

Security technologies

Core i7-2715QE and FX-7500 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-2715QE and FX-7500 are enumerated here.

AMD-Vno data1
VT-d+no data
VT-x+no data
IOMMU 2.0no data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i7-2715QE and FX-7500. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesunknown Dual-channelDDR3-1600
Maximum memory size16 GBno data
Max memory channels22
Maximum memory bandwidth25.598 GB/sno data
ECC memory support+no data


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-2715QE and FX-7500.

PCIe versionno data3.0

Synthetic benchmark performance

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

Combined synthetic benchmark 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.

i7-2715QE 2.56
FX-7500 2.55


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: 68%

i7-2715QE 3221
FX-7500 3209

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance score 2.56 2.55
Recency 3 January 2011 4 June 2014
Boost clock speed 3000 3300
Chip lithography 32 nm 28 nm
Power consumption (TDP) 45 Watt 19 Watt

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