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Intel Core i7-2630QM vs i7-4771

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Intel Core i7-2630QM advantages



Intel Core i7-2630QM
  • The microprocessor is 46% more energy efficient than the i7-4771 CPU.

Intel Core i7-4771 advantages



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  • Single-threaded performance of the Intel Core i7-4771 is better.
  • This microprocessor performs 57% faster in multi-threaded applications.
  • Memory performance of the processor is better.
  • The CPU includes AVX2, F16C and FMA3 instructions, introduced in the recent past. These extensions are not broadly used in programs yet, however their support should improve in future applications.

i7-2630QM vs i7-4771 performance comparison

The charts show relative performance of Core i7-2630QM and Core i7-4771 CPUs in several different kinds of programs. To calculate displayed numbers we averaged results for a number of benchmarks for each specific program type. As such, the shown results may differ from results, that you may see in individual tests. The 'Overall performance' chart calculates an average of all-around performance benchmarks, and benchmarks, specific to each application type.
Single-threaded performance
2
1.6
1.2
0.8
0.4
0
 
 
1
 
1.49
 
 
Higher is better
Multi-threaded performance
2
1.6
1.2
0.8
0.4
0
 
 
1
 
1.57
 
 
Higher is better
Memory-intensive applications
2
1.6
1.2
0.8
0.4
0
 
 
1
 
1.31
 
 
Higher is better
Overall performance
2
1.6
1.2
0.8
0.4
0
 
 
1
 
1.51
 
 
Higher is better

  - Intel Core i7-2630QM       - Intel Core i7-4771

Please see the "Benchmarks" tab for full list of benchmarks, demonstrating difference in performance between Intel Core i7-2630QM and Intel i7-4771 in various types of programs.


i7-2630QM vs i7-4771 power consumption comparison

Thermal Design Power
100
80
60
40
20
0
 
 
45W
 
84W
 
 
Lower is better
 

Detailed side by side comparison of i7-2630QM vs i7-4771 specs can be found in the "Specifications" tab. Much more detailed comparison of internal features of both microprocessors is located in the "CPUIDs" tab.


Pros and Cons summary

Core i7-2630QM Core i7-4771
General recommendations:
Somewhat lower power consumption
  General recommendations:
Performs considerably faster in all application types,
Supports AVX2 / F16C / FMA3 instructions

Drawbacks:

Slow,
Lacks some instructions
 

Drawbacks:

Needs much more power

Similar processors

Core i7-2630QM Core i7-4771
 

Similar CPUs utilize the same core and fit the same socket as Intel Core i7-2630QM and i7-4771.

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Specifications

Please visit Intel Core i7-2630QM and Intel Core i7-4771 pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 Intel Core i7-2630QMIntel Core i7-4771
Market segmentMobileDesktop
ManufacturerIntel
FamilyCore i7 MobileCore i7
Basic details
Model numberi7-2630QMi7-4771
CPU part numberFF8062700837005CM8064601464302
Box part number BX80646I74771
BXC80646I74771
Introduction dateJanuary 9, 2011September 1, 2013
Current official price $314 (as of Mar 2014)
 
CPU features
Core nameSandy BridgeHaswell
MicroarchitectureSandy BridgeHaswell
Technology (micron)0.0320.022
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket G2Socket 1150
Frequency (MHz)20003500
Turbo Frequency (MHz)2900 / 2800 / 2600 / 26003900
Clock Multiplier2035
L1 cache128 KB (code) / 128 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)1024
L3 cache (KB)61448192
Max temperature (°C)10072
TDP (Watt)4584
Cores4
Threads8
Multiprocessing1
 
Instruction set extensions
AES / Advanced Encryption Standard+
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
AVX / Advanced Vector Extensions+
AVX2 / Advanced Vector Extensions 2-+
F16C / 16-bit Floating-Point conversion-+
FMA3 / 3-operand Fused Multiply-Add-+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSE4.1+
SSE4.2+
SSSE3 / Supplemental SSE3+
 
Supported technologies
Hyper-Threading+
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep+
Trusted Execution-+
Turbo Core / Turbo Boost+
Virtualization+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeHD 3000HD 4600
Base frequency (MHz)650350
Maximum frequency (MHz)11001200
 
Integrated Memory Controller(s)
The number of controllers1
Memory channels2
Supported memoryDDR3-1066, DDR3-1333DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
Notes:

Rows with different specifications or features are highlighted.

For detailed specifications of "Intel Core i7-2630QM" or "Intel Core i7-4771" parts please click on the links in the table header.

Benchmarks

System setup

Below is a complete set of Intel Core i7-2630QM and i7-4771 benchmarks from our CPU benchmark database. The former processor was tested on Supermicro X9SCV-Q motherboard with 2 GB dual-channel Crucial CT2KIT12864BC1339 DDR3-1333 SODIMM memory, and Integrated on-chip Intel Sandy Bridge graphics. The latter processor was tested on Intel DH87RL motherboard, that had 2 GB dual-channel Corsair TR3X3G1600C9 DDR3 memory, and MSI R6670 1GB GDDR5 (ATI Radeon) graphics.

All tests were performed at default frequency and voltage, using manufacturer's stock fan/heatsink. None of the components were overclocked. Motherboard BIOS options were left at default settings.

The results of all benchmarks are broken into four categories: multi-threaded, single-threaded, memory intensive and graphics / gaming.


Core i7-2630QM vs i7-4771 single-threaded benchmarks

Single-threaded benchmarks run on a single CPU core, and do not depend on such features as the number of cores, or Hyper-Threading technology. Additionally, they do not utilize on-chip caches, dedicated to other cores.


    Intel Core i7-2630QM           Intel Core i7-4771

3DMark03 CPU score benchmark

Uses DirectX software vertex shader to run Wings of Fury and Trolls' Lair games, and calculates a 3DMark03 CPU score based on averaged number of frames per second, achieved by the CPU/GPU combination.
100%
25.6%

CINEBENCH R10 CPU score (1 core) benchmark

Measures performance of a single-core rendering of a photo-realistic 3D image using CINEMA 4D software engine.
100%
64.9%

FLAC encoding - single process benchmark

Reports the number of songs, converted by a single CPU core from WAV to FLAC format using the best possible compression.
100%
67.4%

H.264 video encoding - single process benchmark

Measures the number of frames, converted by one CPU thread from MPEG2 format to H.264 format using high quality settings.
100%
63.0%

LAME MP3 encoding - single process benchmark

Reports the number of MP3 songs, encoded by one CPU core per one minute.
100%
69.5%

    Intel Core i7-2630QM           Intel Core i7-4771

PCMark2002 CPU score benchmark

100%
68.5%

Super PI (1M) benchmark

Measures time, required to calculate the first 1 million digits after the decimal point in the number Pi.
100%
72.0%

XVid video encoding - single process benchmark

Reports how many frames per second can be transcoded by a single CPU core from MPEG2 to XVid (MPEG4) format, utilizing single-pass conversion method.
100%
65.5%


Core i7-2630QM vs i7-4771 multi-threaded benchmarks

Multi-threaded benchmarks utilize all CPU cores and other on-chip resources (on-chip caches, internal buffers, etc). Intel's Hyper-Threading feature also helps to improve multi-threading performance.


    Intel Core i7-2630QM           Intel Core i7-4771

3DMark06 CPU score benchmark

Estimates processor performance based on how fast it runs such CPU-intensive code as game logic, physics and pathfinding AI. The test requires DirectX 9.0.
100%
61.7%

Apache web server - dynamic pages benchmark

Shows an average number of dynamic HTML pages served per second by local instance of Apache 1.3.41 web server. The test has much greater error margin than other tests.
100%
72.7%

Apache web server - static pages benchmark

Shows an average number of very simple static HTML pages served per second by local Apache 1.3.41 web server. The test has much greater error margin than other tests.
100%
66.9%

Blowfish encryption benchmark

Reports encryption speed of pre-defined 32KB text block. The data is encrypted using Blowfish algorithm.
100%
58.0%

CINEBENCH R10 CPU score benchmark

Measures performance of multi-core rendering of a photo-realistic 3D image using CINEMA 4D software engine.
100%
61.9%

    Intel Core i7-2630QM           Intel Core i7-4771

CINEBENCH R10 render time (seconds) benchmark

Measures time taken to render a photo-realistic 3D image using CINEMA 4D software engine.
100%
61.8%

CrystalMark ALU benchmark

100%
63.8%

CrystalMark FPU benchmark

100%
61.0%

Euler3D benchmark

100%
75.9%

FLAC encoding - multiple processes benchmark

Reports the number of songs, converted from WAV to FLAC format by all CPU cores using the best possible compression.
100%
64.4%

    Intel Core i7-2630QM           Intel Core i7-4771

Fritz Chess Benchmark benchmark

100%
64.3%

H.264 video encoding - multiple processes benchmark

Measures the number of frames, converted by all logical processors from MPEG2 format to H.264 format using single-pass method and high quality settings.
100%
58.4%

H.264 video encoding - multithreaded benchmark

Measures the number of frames, converted by all logical processors from MPEG2 format to H.264 format using multi-threading system calls, dual-pass method and high quality settings.
100%
64.8%

LAME MP3 encoding - multiple processes benchmark

Reports the number of MP3 songs, encoded by all CPU cores per one minute.
100%
63.1%

MySQL 5.0.96 - selecting data benchmark

Shows sustained number of SQL requests per second served by local instance of MySQL server v5.0.96. This test scales well with the number of CPU cores.
100%
61.2%

    Intel Core i7-2630QM           Intel Core i7-4771

PCMark05 CPU score benchmark

100%
64.4%

PCMark05 score benchmark

100%
57.6%

Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) benchmark

Runs Dhrystone test on all cores, and reports estimated integer performance in MIPS (Millions of Instructions Per Second).
100%
59.4%

Sandra MultiMedia Floating Point (it/s) benchmark

100%
67.1%

Sandra MultiMedia Integer (it/s) benchmark

100%
69.0%

    Intel Core i7-2630QM           Intel Core i7-4771

Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) benchmark

Runs Whetstone test on all cores, and reports estimated floating-point performance in MFLOPS (Millions of Floating-Point Operations Per Second).
100%
70.5%

Sandra Whetstone SSE2 (MFLOPS) benchmark

Runs SSE2-enabled Whetstone test on all cores, and reports estimated floating-point performance in MFLOPS (Millions of Floating-Point Operations Per Second).
100%
68.0%

XVid video encoding - multiple processes benchmark

Reports how many frames per second can be transcoded by all CPU cores from MPEG2 to XVid (MPEG4) format, utilizing single-pass conversion method.
100%
61.4%

wPrime v1.55 (32M) benchmark

wPrime benchmark measures time taken to calculate square roots of numbers from 1 to 33554431.
100%
66.4%


Core i7-2630QM vs i7-4771 graphics benchmarks

Graphics benchmarks depend on the type of integrated or discrete graphics adapter, and to less extent on the processor performance. Because these benchmarks are synthetic, they may not truly represent gaming performance. However, they still can be used to estimate whether one processor will perform faster or slower than another CPU in games and other 3D tasks.

Important! The processors were tested using different types of graphics adapters, that may not be suitable for comparison.

    Intel Core i7-2630QM           Intel Core i7-4771

3DMark03 game score benchmark

Measures graphics and 3D game performance of discrete and integrated GPUs using 4 different game simulations, that have varying level of DirectX support from version 7 to version 9.
100%
25.5%

3DMark06 3DMark score benchmark

Measures 3D graphics and game performance of CPU/GPU combination by running 4 game simulations, that make extensive use of DirectX 9.0/9.0C capabilities.
100%
24.6%

3DMark2001 score benchmark

Runs a series of game simulations and feature tests to measure graphics and 3D game performance of discrete and integrated GPUs. It utilizes a single CPU core, and it is compatible with DirectX 8 and later APIs.
100%
24.7%

CINEBENCH R10 OpenGL score benchmark

100%
13.1%

PCMark05 Graphics score benchmark

100%
33.2%


Core i7-2630QM vs i7-4771 memory performance

Memory-intensive tests or programs move large amounts of data to/from memory, and they depend more on memory throughput and the size of on-chip caches, rather than on CPU integer/FP/SIMD performance.


    Intel Core i7-2630QM           Intel Core i7-4771

7Zip compressing/decompressing speed (1 thread) benchmark

100%
67.1%

CrystalMark Memory benchmark

100%
64.4%

PCMark05 Memory score benchmark

100%
64.6%

PCMark2002 Memory score benchmark

100%
63.5%

WinRAR compressing/decompressing speed benchmark

100%
88.1%

CPUIDs

The table below compares two random CPUID records for Intel Core i7-2630QM and Intel Core i7-4771 microprocessors, that were submitted to our CPUID database. Please note that different steppings of Intel processors, identified by S-spec numbers or CPUID, may have slightly different features. For that reason the comparison table below only applies to CPUs with specific S-Spec number / CPUID.

  CPUID 1 CPUID 2
ManufacturerIntel
CPU FamilyCore i7 MobileCore i7
Model / Processor Numberi7-2630QMi7-4771
Frequency2000 MHz3491 MHz
CWID version0.40.5
Part numberFF8062700837005CM8064601464302
S-Spec / Stepping CodeSR02YSR1BW
 
General information
VendorGenuineIntel
Processor name (BIOS) Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHzIntel(R) Core(TM) i7-4771 CPU @ 3.50GHz
Cores4
Logical processors8
Processor typeOriginal OEM Processor
CPUID signature206A7306C3
Family 6 (06h)
Model42 (02Ah)60 (03Ch)
Stepping 7 (07h) 3 (03h)
TLB/Cache details64-byte Prefetching
Data TLB0: 2-MB or 4-MB pages, 4-way set associative, 32 entries
Data TLB: 4-KB Pages, 4-way set associative, 64 entries
Instruction TLB: 4-KB pages, 4-way set associative, 64 entries
L2 TLB: 1-MB, 4-way set associative, 64-byte line size
Shared 2nd-level TLB: 4 KB pages, 4-way set associative, 512 entries
64-byte Prefetching
Data TLB: 1-GB pages, 4-way set associative, 4 entries
Data TLB: 4-KB Pages, 4-way set associative, 64 entries
L2 TLB: 1-MB, 4-way set associative, 64-byte line size
 
Cache
L1 data: Associativity8-way set associative
L1 data: CommentsDirect-mapped
L1 data: Line size64 bytes
L1 data: Size4 x 32 KB
L1 instruction: Associativity8-way set associative
L1 instruction: CommentsDirect-mapped
L1 instruction: Line size64 bytes
L1 instruction: Size4 x 32 KB
L2: Associativity8-way set associative
L2: CommentsNon-inclusive|Direct-mapped
L2: Line size64 bytes
L2: Size4 x 256 KB
L3: Associativity12-way set associative16-way set associative
L3: CommentsInclusive|Shared between all cores
L3: Line size64 bytes
L3: Size6 MB8 MB
 
Instruction set extensions
AES-+
AVX+
AVX2-+
BMI1-+
BMI2-+
F16C-+
FMA-+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSE4.1+
SSE4.2+
SSSE3+
TSX (HLE interface)-+
TSX (RTM interface)-+
 
Additional instructions
Advanced Bit manipulation-+
CLFLUSH+
CMOV+
CMPXCHG16B+
CMPXCHG8B+
Enhanced REP MOVSB/STOSB-+
FXSAVE/FXRSTORE+
INVPCID-+
MONITOR/MWAIT+
MOVBE-+
PCLMULDQ+
POPCNT+
RD/WR FSGSBASE instructions-+
RDRAND-+
RDTSCP+
SYSENTER/SYSEXIT+
XSAVE / XRESTORE states+
 
Major features
64-bit / Intel 64+
Enhanced SpeedStep+
Hyper-Threading Technology+
Intel Trusted Execution technology-+
Intel Virtualization+
NX bit/XD-bit+
On-chip Floating Point Unit+
Turbo Boost+
 
Other features
1 GB large page support-+
36-bit page-size extensions+
64-bit debug store+
Advanced programmable interrupt controller+
CPL qualified debug store+
Debug store+
Debugging extensions+
Digital Thermal Sensor capability+
Extended xAPIC support+
LAHF / SAHF support in 64-bit mode+
Machine check architecture+
Machine check exception+
Memory-type range registers+
Model-specific registers+
Page attribute table+
Page global extension+
Page-size extensions (4MB pages)+
Pending break enable+
Perfmon and Debug capability+
Physical address extensions+
Power Limit Notification capability+
Process context identifiers+
Self-snoop+
Supervisor Mode Execution Protection-+
TSC rate is ensured to be invariant across all states+
Thermal monitor+
Thermal monitor 2+
Thermal monitor and software controlled clock facilities+
Time stamp counter+
Timestamp counter deadline+
Virtual 8086-mode enhancements+
xTPR Update Control+
+ - feature is supported
- - feature is not supported
Features, not supported by all processors in the table, are not displayed

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