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Intel Core i3 8121U vs Core i7 7700HQ

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7 7700HQ 22.4 GT/s
Core i3 8121U 8.8 GT/s
Difference: 13.6 (155%)

Core Speed

Core i7 7700HQ 2.8 GHz
Core i3 8121U 2.2 GHz
Difference: 0.6 (27%)

Threads

Core i7 7700HQ 8
Core i3 8121U 4
Difference: 4 (100%)

TDP

Core i7 7700HQ 45 Watts
Core i3 8121U 15 Watts
Difference: 30 (200%)

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Model Core i3 8121U Core i7 7700HQ
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Cannon Lake Kaby Lake
Core Speed 2.2 GHz 2.8 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 2 4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 3.2 GHz 3.8 GHz
L2 Cache
L3 Cache 4MB 6MB
GPU Model HD 630
TDP 15 Watts 45 Watts
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Released 2018 2017
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Core i3 8121U

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