Intel Core i5-4690 vs Intel Core i7-3720QM

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1150 Intel BGA 1224
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 22 nm 22 nm
Transistors 1,400 million 1,400 million
Die size 177 mm² 160 mm²
Package FC-LGA12C FC-BGA12F
tCaseMax 72°C


Frequency 3.4 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.8 GHz up to 3.6 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 34.0x 26.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 84 W 45 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Mobile
Production status unknown unknown
Release date May 1st, 2014 Apr 29th, 2012
Codename Haswell Ivy Bridge
Generation Core i5 Core i7
Part unknown SR0MM
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel unknown Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 3


Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 4 8
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD 4600 Intel HD 4000


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 6MB (shared) 6MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
AVX2 Yes
BMI1 Yes
BMI2 Yes
Boost 2.0 Yes
EIST Yes Yes
F16C Yes
FMA3 Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
TXT Yes Yes
VT-d Yes Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes
vPro Yes


Notes Intel HD 4000 frequency: 650-1250MHz


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