Intel Core i3-7300T vs Intel Core i7-2760QM

Compare Intel 7th Generation Core i3 2 core CPU vs Intel Core 4 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

29 %
3% slightly better overall score
28 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

48 %
6% slightly better gaming score
45 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

23 %
Identical
23 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

22 %
Identical
22 %

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Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

2
4
100% significantly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

4
8
100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
45% significantly higher clock speed
2 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

35 W
28% slightly lower TDP
45 W

PCIe Lanes

Number of physical connections between the CPU and expansion slots

16
Identical
16

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
Identical
2

Supported Memory

Maximum amount of RAM supported by this CPU

64 GiB
100% significantly more supported memory
32 GiB

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

622nd of 1,337
642nd of 1,337

Family

The product line

7th Generation Core i3
Core

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

February 2017
November 2011

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4-2133
DDR3-1066

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

No
-

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

Yes
No

Core i3-7300T vs Core i7-2760QM comparison

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i3-7300T performs better than the Core i7-2760QM. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i7-2760QM in all gaming tests too.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i7-2760QM has significantly more cores than the Core i3-7300T. Indeed, the Core i7-2760QM has 4 cores compared to 2 cores found in the Core i3-7300T. It also has more threads than the Core i3-7300T. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i3-7300T has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-2760QM. A Core i3-7300T CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-2760QM CPU because of its slightly 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 i3-7300T has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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