Intel Core i7-3630QM vs Intel Pentium Gold G5400

Compare Intel Core 4 core CPU vs Intel Pentium Gold Series 2 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Price

The cheapest price from our partner retailers

$ 229
$ 121
$ 108.01 significantly less expensive

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

21 %
Identical
21 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

27 %
40 %
48% significantly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

18 %
12% slightly better multitasking score
16 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

17 %
13% slightly better heavy workload score
15 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

2,489
20% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score
2,065

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

645
921
42% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

4
100% significantly more cores
2

Threads

Number of logical processing units

8
100% significantly more threads
4

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
4 GHz
54% significantly higher clock speed

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

45 W
20% slightly lower TDP
54 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

32 GiB
64 GiB
100% significantly more supported memory

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

792nd of 1,337
789th of 1,337

Family

The product line

Core
Pentium Gold Series

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

August 2012
May 2018

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR3-1333
DDR4-2400

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

-
No

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

No
Yes

Core i7-3630QM vs Pentium Gold G5400 comparison

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Pentium Gold G5400 is faster than the Core i7-3630QM. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i7-3630QM in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Core i7-3630QM has significantly more cores with 4 cores whereas the Pentium Gold G5400 has 2 cores. It also has more threads than the Pentium Gold G5400. Our comparison shows that the Pentium Gold G5400 has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-3630QM. A Core i7-3630QM CPU outputs less heat than a Pentium Gold G5400 CPU because of its slightly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i7-3630QM has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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