Comparing technical specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-2670QM
VS
Intel Core i3-2125

Intel Core i7-2670QM 32 nm - 2.20 GHz DDR3-1066 DDR3-1333 

Intel Core i3-2125 32 nm - 3.30 GHz DDR3-1066 DDR3-1333 

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Intel Core i7-2670QM vs. Intel Core i3-2125
CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In comparison between Intel Core i7-2670QM and Intel Core i3-2125, you should choose the model which has more cores and threads with base and turbo frequencies. All the features influence the system’s high-speed performance.

4 / 8
CPU Cores / Threads
2 / 4
Yes
Hyperthreading
Yes
No
Overclocking
No
2.20 GHz
Frequency
3.30 GHz
3.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core)
No turbo
no data
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores)
No turbo
No turbo
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores)
no data

Intel Core i7-2670QM vs. Intel Core i3-2125
CPU generation and family

4
CPU Cores
2
ca. 280 $
Market price
ca. 144 $
6
Generation
6

Intel Core i7-2670QM vs. Intel Core i3-2125
Internal Graphics

Some manufacturers build a graphic core in many CPUs being an additional advantage. If you use a video card which is separated from a CPU, we recommend you skip this comparison as there is no need to compare Intel Core i7-2670QM to Intel Core i3-2125 across a built-in video card.

Intel HD Graphics 3000
GPU name
Intel HD Graphics 3000
0.65 GHz
GPU frequency
0.85 GHz
1.10 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
1.10 GHz
12
Execution units
12
96
Shader
96
2
Max. displays
2
6
Generation
6
10.1
Direct X
10.1
32 nm
Technology
32 nm
Q1/2011
Release date
Q1/2011

Intel Core i7-2670QM vs. Intel Core i3-2125
Hardware codec support

Pay attention to support of different technological options by CPUs. The general performance is not influenced. In the interest of time, you can skip this section.

No
h265 8bit
No
No
h265 10bit
No
Decode / Encode
h264
Decode / Encode
No
VP8
No
No
VP9
No
Decode / Encode
AVC
Decode / Encode
Decode
VC-1
Decode
No
JPEG
No

Intel Core i7-2670QM vs. Intel Core i3-2125
Memory & PCIe

Modern CPUs support memory which operates in a multi-channel regime that provides high-speed data exchange and improves productivity. The higher the ram’s clock frequency, its standard (for example, DDR3, DDR4, DDR5) and maximum space in a system are, the better it is.

2.0
PCIe version
2.0
16
PCIe lanes
16
DDR3-1066 DDR3-1333
Memory type
DDR3-1066 DDR3-1333
32 GB
Max. Memory
32 GB
2
Memory channels
2
No
ECC
No
Yes
AES-NI
No

Intel Core i7-2670QM vs. Intel Core i3-2125
Thermal Management

High-performance and powerful CPUs require the essence of a good power supply. Here you learn how much TDP Intel Core i7-2670QM and Intel Core i3-2125 have. We recommend paying attention to the model which has lower TDP.

45 W
TDP
35 W
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TDP up
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TDP down
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100 °C
Tjunction max.
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Intel Core i7-2670QM vs. Intel Core i3-2125
Technical details

Here is the main information which can define the best CPU comparing technical specifications. Thus, the higher cash L2 and L3, the better it is. The lower the technological process of CPU production, the better it is. Another important factor is a production year that directly influences the manufacturer’s support terms and the opportunity of a system modernization at minimal cost in the future.

6.00 MB
L3-Cache
3.00 MB
Sandy Bridge
Architecture
Sandy Bridge
32 nm
Technology
32 nm
VT-x, VT-x EPT
Virtualization
VT-x, VT-x EPT
PGA 988
Socket
LGA 1155
Q4/2011
Release date
Q3/2011

Intel Core i7-2670QM vs. Intel Core i3-2125
Devices using this processor

In completing the comparison between Intel Core i7-2670QM and Intel Core i3-2125, you can learn in which computer systems these models are used.

Unknown
Used in
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

A benchmark is designed to determine graphics cards’ performance and speed, built into their central processor. It works in iGPU mode, FP32 Performance. The higher the rate is, the better it is.