Intel Core i7-10510U is power efficient Comet Lake mobile processor used in mainstream notebooks. It was launched in the third quarter of 2019 and is designed using Intel’s 14nm process node with four cores and eight threads (because of hyper-threading support) along with 8MB of Intel smart L3 cache. Two major differences the Core i7-10510U have, when compared to Whiskey Lake processors (the Core i7-8650U and Core i7-8565U) is, it features higher clock speeds of the processor cores and support for faster system memory.
The CPU cores run at a base frequency of 1.8 GHz which can turbo boost to a maximum clock speed of 4.9 GHz. The default TDP is set at 15W which can be configured up to 25W when the cores are operating at a frequency of 2.3GHz. The TDP can also be configured as low as 10W when the cores are operating at a clock frequency of 800MHz. It supports both the dual DDR4-2666 memory modules as well as LPDDR3-2133, LPDDR4-2933 memory modules, along with PCIe 3.0 with a maximum number of 16 lanes (which comes with different PCIe configurations/lanes). The maximum memory bandwidth for this CPU is 45.8 GB/s with a maximum memory capacity of 64 GB.
Furthermore, this processor also supports an integrated UHD Graphics 620 with 24 execution units which are still similar to the integrated graphics card in the previous generations for CPUs. The graphics is clocked at a base frequency of 300MHz which can turbo boost to up to 1.15GHz. The processing graphics have access to a maximum of 32GB of physical memory and can support a maximum 4K resolution of 4096 x 2304 at 60Hz display setting for DP and eDP — and 4096 x 2304 at 24Hz for HDMI. The integrated graphics, although slow, are already powerful enough to run most AAA games at low settings at 1080p resolution. However, the 4K gaming is out of the question without purchasing a dedicated graphics card.
This CPU can effortlessly deal with daily productivity programs, media consumption, basic gaming, and other tasks. For instance, it can easily manage multiple instances of Chrome or other web browsers and other programs, like the VLC media player, Skype, and other basic programs.