Intel Core i7-4610M vs Intel Core i5-4310M

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Intel Core i7-4610M CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-4310M
Intel Core i7-4610M Intel Core i5-4310M

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i7-4610M and the Intel Core i5-4310M and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core i7-4610M 2 core processor released in Q4/2013 with the Intel Core i5-4310M which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q4/2013.
Intel Core i7 (299) Family Intel Core i5 (334)
Intel Core i 4000M/4000H (38) CPU group Intel Core i 4000M/4000H (38)
4 Generation 4
Haswell H Architecture Haswell H
Mobile Segment Mobile
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CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i7-4610M is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.00 GHz (3.60 GHz). The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i5-4310M clocks with 2.70 GHz (3.30 GHz), has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i7-4610M Characteristic Intel Core i5-4310M
2 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.00 GHz Frequency 2.70 GHz
3.60 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.30 GHz
3.60 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.30 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 i7-4610M Characteristic Intel Core i5-4310M
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-- 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 4600 GPU Intel HD Graphics 4600
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.40 GHz
1.30 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.25 GHz
7.5 GPU Generation 7.5
22 nm Technology 22 nm
3 Max. displays 3
20 Compute units 20
160 Shader 160
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.1 DirectX Version 11.1

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 4600 GPU Intel HD Graphics 4600
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
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 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 32 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Core i7-4610M, while the Intel Core i5-4310M supports a maximum of 32 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core i7-4610M Characteristic Intel Core i5-4310M
DDR3L-1600 Memory DDR3-1600
32 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
25.6 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
6.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i7-4610M has a TDP of 37 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i5-4310M is 37 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i7-4610M Characteristic Intel Core i5-4310M
37 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 37 W
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-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-4610M has 6.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 22 nm. The cache of Intel Core i5-4310M is at 3.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 22 nm.

Intel Core i7-4610M Characteristic Intel Core i5-4310M
22 nm Technology 22 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 1168 Socket PGA 946
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q4/2013 Release date Q4/2013
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i7-4610M (100%)
Intel Core i5-4310M (96%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i7-4610M (100%)
Intel Core i5-4310M (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 i7-4610M Intel Core i7-4610M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
864 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4310M Intel Core i5-4310M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
817 (95%)

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 i7-4610M Intel Core i7-4610M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1736 (99%)
Intel Core i5-4310M Intel Core i5-4310M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1761 (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 i7-4610M Intel Core i7-4610M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1025 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4310M Intel Core i5-4310M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
990 (97%)

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 i7-4610M Intel Core i7-4610M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
2060 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4310M Intel Core i5-4310M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
2058 (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 i7-4610M Intel Core i7-4610M
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.30 GHz
416 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4310M Intel Core i5-4310M
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.25 GHz
400 (96%)

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 i7-4610M Intel Core i7-4610M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3109 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4310M Intel Core i5-4310M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
3115 (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 i7-4610M Intel Core i7-4610M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-4310M Intel Core i5-4310M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
126 (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 i7-4610M Intel Core i7-4610M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-4310M Intel Core i5-4310M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
321 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i7-4610M Intel Core i5-4310M
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