Intel Core i7-2629M vs Intel Core i3-9100TE

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Intel Core i7-2629M CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-9100TE
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i3-9100TE

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i7-2629M and the Intel Core i3-9100TE and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core i7-2629M 2 core processor released in Q1/2011 with the Intel Core i3-9100TE which has 4 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2019.
Intel Core i7 (298) Family Intel Core i3 (205)
Intel Core i 2000M (46) CPU group Intel Core i 9000 (34)
2 Generation 9
Sandy Bridge H Architecture Coffee Lake S Refresh
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor Intel Core i3-10100TE

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i7-2629M is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.10 GHz (3.00 GHz). The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i3-9100TE clocks with 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz), has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i7-2629M Characteristic Intel Core i3-9100TE
2 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.10 GHz Frequency 2.20 GHz
3.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.20 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

Intel Core i7-2629M Characteristic Intel Core i3-9100TE
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

Intel HD Graphics 3000 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
0.50 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.05 GHz
6 GPU Generation 9.5
32 nm Technology 14 nm
2 Max. displays 3
12 Compute units 24
96 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
10.1 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Intel HD Graphics 3000 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 8 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Core i7-2629M, while the Intel Core i3-9100TE supports a maximum of 64 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 38.4 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core i7-2629M Characteristic Intel Core i3-9100TE
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 Memory DDR4-2400
8 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
21.3 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
No ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
4.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16
8.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i7-2629M has a TDP of 25 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i3-9100TE is 35 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i7-2629M Characteristic Intel Core i3-9100TE
25 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 35 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-2629M has 4.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 32 nm. The cache of Intel Core i3-9100TE is at 6.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm.

Intel Core i7-2629M Characteristic Intel Core i3-9100TE
32 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 1023 Socket LGA 1151
VT-x, VT-x EPT Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2011 Release date Q2/2019
270 $ Release price 122 $
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.10 GHz
211 (52%)
Intel Core i3-9100TE Intel Core i3-9100TE
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.05 GHz
403 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-9100TE Intel Core i3-9100TE
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
895 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-9100TE Intel Core i3-9100TE
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
2793 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-9100TE Intel Core i3-9100TE
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
4944 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i3-9100TE
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