Intel Core i7-2670QM vs Intel Core i7-10510U

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Intel Core i7-2670QM CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-10510U
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-10510U

CPU comparison

Intel Core i7-2670QM or Intel Core i7-10510U - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i7-2670QM has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.10 GHz. Up to 32 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-2670QM was released in Q4/2011.

The Intel Core i7-10510U has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.80 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-10510U was released in Q3/2019.
Intel Core i7 (298) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
Intel Core i 2000M (46) CPU group Intel Core i 10000U (5)
2 Generation 10
Sandy Bridge H Architecture Comet Lake U
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i7-2670QM has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-2670QM is 2.20 GHz (3.10 GHz) while the Intel Core i7-10510U has 4 CPU cores and 8 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-10510U is at 1.80 GHz (4.80 GHz).

Intel Core i7-2670QM Characteristic Intel Core i7-10510U
4 Cores 4
8 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.20 GHz Frequency 1.80 GHz
3.10 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.80 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.70 GHz

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 i7-2670QM Characteristic Intel Core i7-10510U
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i7-2670QM or Intel Core i7-10510U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

Intel HD Graphics 3000 GPU Intel UHD Graphics (Comet Lake)
0.65 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.15 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 32 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 (Comet Lake)
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

The Intel Core i7-2670QM can use up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 21.3 GB/s. The Intel Core i7-10510U supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 46.8 GB/s.

Intel Core i7-2670QM Characteristic Intel Core i7-10510U
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 Memory LPDDR4-2933, LPDDR3-2133, DDR4-2666
32 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
21.3 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 46.8 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
6.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16
8.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Core i7-2670QM is 45 W, while the Intel Core i7-10510U has a TDP of 15 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Core i7-2670QM Characteristic Intel Core i7-10510U
45 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up 25 W
-- TDP down 10 W
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-2670QM is manufactured in 32 nm and has 6.00 MB cache. The Intel Core i7-10510U is manufactured in 14 nm and has a 8.00 MB cache.

Intel Core i7-2670QM Characteristic Intel Core i7-10510U
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
PGA 988 Socket BGA 1526
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
Q4/2011 Release date Q3/2019
280 $ Release price 340 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i7-2670QM (48%)
Intel Core i7-10510U (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i7-2670QM (57%)
Intel Core i7-10510U (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 i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
622 (56%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 4.80 GHz
1118 (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 i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
2302 (65%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
3562 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
527 (40%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 4.80 GHz
1304 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
1764 (46%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
3874 (100%)

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 i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.10 GHz
211 (46%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
Intel UHD Graphics (Comet Lake) @ 1.15 GHz
461 (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 i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
3750 (56%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
6722 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
1201 (62%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
1925 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 4.80 GHz
1102 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
3271 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 4.80 GHz
471 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1523 (100%)

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
47 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 4.80 GHz
421 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 4.80 GHz
188 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-2670QM Intel Core i7-2670QM
4C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
758 (100%)

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