Core i7-4610M vs Core i7-965 benchmarks
In our benchmarks, the Core i7-965 beats the Core i7-4610M in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i7-4610M has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i7-965 has significantly more cores than the Core i7-4610M. Indeed, the Core i7-965 has 4 cores compared to 2 cores found in the Core i7-4610M. It also has more threads than the Core i7-4610M. With our hardware info, we find that the Core i7-965 has a slightly higher clock speed than the Core i7-4610M. Despite this, the Core i7-4610M has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Core i7-4610M CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-965 CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Core i7-4610M has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.