Intel Core i3-2310M vs Intel Core i7-2820QM

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Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket G2 (988B) Intel Socket G2 (988B)
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 32 nm 32 nm
Transistors 624 million 1,160 million
Die size 149 mm² 216 mm²
Package rPGA rPGA


Frequency 2.1 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.4 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 21.0x 23.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 35 W 45 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Mobile Mobile
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Feb 1st, 2011 Jan 3rd, 2011
Codename Sandy Bridge Sandy Bridge
Generation Core i3 Core i7
Part SR04R SR012
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel unknown Dual-channel
ECC memory No No


Total Cores 2 4
Total Threads 4 8
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD 3000 Intel HD 3000


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 3MB (shared) 8MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

AVX Yes Yes
EIST Yes Yes
HTT Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
Smart Cache Yes
VT-d Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes


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