Intel Core i7-2629M vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 412

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-2629M CPU1 vs CPU2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 412
Intel Core i7-2629M Qualcomm Snapdragon 412

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i7-2629M and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 which has 4 CPU cores and was introduced in Q3/2015.
Intel Core i7 (298) Family Qualcomm Snapdragon (104)
Intel Core i 2000M (46) CPU group Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (4)
2 Generation 2
Sandy Bridge H Architecture Cortex-A53
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 clocks with 1.40 GHz, has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i7-2629M Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 412
2 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.10 GHz Frequency 1.40 GHz
3.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 412
-- AI hardware Qualcomm AI engine
-- AI specifications Hexagon QDSP6
-- 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 Qualcomm Adreno 306
0.50 GHz GPU frequency 0.40 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.40 GHz
6 GPU Generation 3
32 nm Technology 28 nm
2 Max. displays 0
12 Compute units --
96 Shader 24
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory --
10.1 DirectX Version 11

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 Qualcomm Adreno 306
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC No
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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 supports a maximum of 4 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 4.3 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core i7-2629M Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 412
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 Memory LPDDR3-1066, LPDDR2-1066
8 GB Max. Memory 4 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 1 (Single Channel)
21.3 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 4.3 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
4.00 MB L3 Cache --
2.0 PCIe version --
16 PCIe lanes --
8.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i7-2629M has a TDP of 25 W. The TDP of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 is --. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i7-2629M Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 412
25 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) --
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-2629M has 4.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 32 nm. The cache of Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 is at 0.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 28 nm.

Intel Core i7-2629M Characteristic Qualcomm Snapdragon 412
32 nm Technology 28 nm
Monolithic Chip design Chiplet
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) Armv8-A (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions --
BGA 1023 Socket --
VT-x, VT-x EPT Virtualization None
Yes AES-NI No
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Android
Q1/2011 Release date Q3/2015
270 $ Release price --
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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 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 Qualcomm Snapdragon 412
Qualcomm Adreno 306 @ 0.40 GHz
19 (9%)

Devices using this processor

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