Core i3-1005G1 vs Core i7-3840QM benchmarks
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i7-3840QM performs better than the Core i3-1005G1. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i3-1005G1 in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Core i7-3840QM has significantly more cores with 4 cores whereas the Core i3-1005G1 has 2 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i3-1005G1. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i7-3840QM has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Core i3-1005G1. Also, the Core i7-3840QM has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Core i3-1005G1 CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-3840QM CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the Core i3-1005G1 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.