Core i7-2760QM vs Core i7-3740QM specs and performance
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i7-3740QM 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.
Info from our database shows that they both have the same core count and the same number of threads. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i7-3740QM has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-2760QM. Also, the Core i7-3740QM has a slightly higher turbo speed. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). 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 i7-2760QM has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.