82points

Intel Core i7-3930K

76points

Intel Core i7-4900MQ

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Intel Core i7-3930K vs Intel Core i7-4900MQ

Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Core i7-4900MQ
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Core i7-4900MQ
82
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76
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Why is Intel Core i7-3930K better than Intel Core i7-4900MQ?

  • Has an unlocked multiplier

Why is Intel Core i7-4900MQ better than Intel Core i7-3930K?

  • 10nm smaller semiconductor size
    22nmvs32nm
  • 83W lower TDP
    47Wvs130W
  • Has integrated graphics
  • 1 newer version of DirectX
    11.1vs10.1
  • 1 newer version of PCI Express (PCIe)
    3vs2
  • Has Tri-Gate transistors
  • 196 higher PassMark result (single)
    2145vs1949
  • 1 newer version of OpenGL
    4vs3

Top specs and features

General info

1.Supports 64-bit
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Core i7-4900MQ

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

2.DirectX version

10.1

11.1

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE

12.1

3.semiconductor size

32nm

22nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

12nm

4.thermal design power (TDP)

130W

47W

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.

Best

Intel Atom E3805

3W

5.number of transistors

2270 million

1400 million

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

9600 million

6.PCI Express (PCIe) version

2

3

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

Best

Intel Core i9-7920X

44

Performance

1.CPU speed

6 x 3.2GHz

4 x 2.8GHz

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

32 x 3GHz

2.L2 cache

1.5MB

1MB

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

Intel Xeon Phi 7235

32MB

3.L1 cache

384KB

256KB

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

2250KB

4.L2 core

0.25MB/core

0.25MB/core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

Best

Intel Core i5-4200Y

2.5MB/core

5.CPU threads

12

8

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

64

6.L3 cache

12MB

8MB

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

64MB

Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

51.2GB/s

25.6GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

Intel Xeon E5504

192.2GB/s

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

2933MHz

3.memory channels

4

2

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

Best

Intel Atom x5-Z8350

12.8

4.maximum memory size

64GB

32GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Intel Xeon E7-8830

4096GB

Features

1.Uses hyperthreading technology
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Core i7-4900MQ

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

2.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Core i7-4900MQ

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

3.Has AES
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Core i7-4900MQ

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

4.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Core i7-4900MQ

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

5.SSE version

4.2

4.2

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.

Best

Intel Core i3-9350KF

4.2

6.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Core i7-4900MQ

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.

Benchmarks

1.PassMark result

12078

9168

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.

Best

Intel Xeon W-2195

26470

2.GeekBench result

15685

12076

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2019)

Best

Intel Core i7-6950X

51251

3.PassMark result (single)

1949

2145

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.

Best

Intel Core i3-7350K

2625

4.Cinebench 10 result

30453

20529

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.

Best

Intel Core i7-4960X

38726

5.Cinebench 10 result (single)

4731

5609

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.

Best

Intel Core i7-4790K

8785

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