Intel Core i3-2350M vs Intel Core i3-2328M

Intel Core i3-2350M

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The Intel Core i3-2350M is a dual core processor for laptops. It is based on the Sandy Bridge architecture and offers Hyper-threading to handle 4 threads at once (for a better usage of the pipeline). Compared to the faster Core i5, the i3 does not offer the Turbo Boost technique for the CPU part and is therefore clocked at 2.3 GHz (max). Compared to the Core i3-2310M, the 2330M offers 200 MHz more core clock rate.

Sandy Bridge is the evolutionary successor of the Arrandale architecture. The most noteable improvements are the new 256 Bit AVX instructions, the improved Turbo Boost 2.0 (not enabled for the processor part of the 2350M) and the integration of the graphics card into the 32nm CPU core. 

Der i3-2350M offers an integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics 3000) which is clearly faster then the older Intel HD Graphics in the Arrandale CPUs. As the new GPU is included in the CPU, it is also manufactured in 32nm and shares the fast level 3 cache with the CPU cores (using a new ring bus). In the 2350M it is clocked from 650-1150MHz (with Turbo Boost). The faster Sandy Bridge CPUs are clocked up to 1300 MHz (like the i5-2520M).

Furthermore, an improved dual-channel DDR3 memory controller is included on the CPU die that is used by the CPU and GPU part. It supports up to 16GB DDR3-1333.

Due to the improved architecture, the average performance of the Core i3-2350M is higher than a similar clocked Arrandale Core i3 without Turbo Boost. In synthetic benchmarks, the performance is about on par with the faster clocked Core i3-390M (2.5 GHz) and therefore adequate for most applications.

The 35W TDP rating includes the integrated GPU and memory controller.

Intel Core i3-2328M

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The Intel Core i3-2328M is a dual core processor for laptops. It is based on the Sandy Bridge architecture and offers Hyperthreading to handle 4 threads at once (for a better usage of the pipeline). Compared to the faster Core i5, the i3 does not offer the Turbo Boost technique for the CPU part and is therefore clocked at 2.2 GHz (max). Compared to the Core i3-2310M, the 2328M offers only 100 MHz more core clock rate. The CPU is similar to the Core i3-2330M, but does not support Intel's Small Business Advantage tools, such as USB blocker, PC health check, data backup and wireless display.

Sandy Bridge is the evolutionary successor of the Arrandale architecture. The most noteable improvements are the new 256Bit AVX instructions, the improved Turbo Boost 2.0 (not enabled for the processor part of the 2328M) and the integration of the graphics card into the 32nm CPU core.

The i3-2328M offers an integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics 3000) which is clearly faster then the older Intel HD Graphics in the Arrandale CPUs. As the new GPU is included in the CPU, it is also manufactured in 32nm and shares the fast level 3 cache with the CPU cores (using a new ring bus). In the 2328M it is clocked from  650-1100MHz (with Turbo Boost). The faster Sandy Bridge CPUs are clocked up to 1300 MHz (like the i5-2520M).

Furthermore, an improved dual-channel DDR3 memory controller is included on the CPU die that is used by the CPU and GPU part.

Due to the improved architecture, the average performance of the Core i3-2328M is higher than a similar clocked Arrandale Core i3 without Turbo Boost. In synthetic benchmarks, the performance is about on par with the faster clocked Core i3-380M (2.5 GHz) and therefore adequate for most applications.

The 35W TDP rating includes the integrated GPU and memory controller.

Intel Core i3-2350MIntel Core i3-2328M
Intel Core i3Intel Core i3
Sandy BridgeSandy Bridge
: Core i3 Sandy Bridge
Intel Core i3-2370M compare2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-2350M2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2348M compare2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2330M compare2.2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2328M2.2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2312M compare2.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2310M compare2.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2308M compare2.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2377M compare1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2375M compare1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2367M compare1.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2365M compare1.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2357M compare1.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2370M compare2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2350M2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2348M compare2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2330M compare2.2 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-2328M2.2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2312M compare2.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2310M compare2.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2308M compare2.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2377M compare1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2375M compare1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2367M compare1.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2365M compare1.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-2357M compare1.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
2300 MHz2200 MHz
128 KB128 KB
512 KB512 KB
3 MB3 MB
2 / 42 / 4
35 35
624 624
32 32
149 mm2149 mm2
85 (PGA), 100 (BGA) °C
rPGA988B, BGA1023
HD Graphics 3000, DDR3-1066/1333 Memory Controller (max 8GB), HyperThreading, AVX, Quick Sync, VirtualizationHD Graphics 3000 (650-1100MHz), DDR3-1066/1333 Memory Controller (max 8GB), HyperThreading, AVX, Quick Sync, Virtualization
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 3000 (650 - 1150 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 3000 (650 - 1100 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
$225 U.S.
Intel Core i3 2350MIntel Core i3 2328M

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 2350M +
196 Points (4%)
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 2350M +
79 Points (29%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 2.17     avg: 2.2     median: 2.2 (4%)     max: 2.22 Points
min: 2.01     avg: 2.1     median: 2.1 (4%)     max: 2.14 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
0.9 Points (29%)
min: 0.84     avg: 0.9     median: 0.9 (28%)     max: 0.88 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 2634     avg: 2976     median: 3026.5 (31%)     max: 3037
min: 2764     avg: 2864     median: 2880 (30%)     max: 2912
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 6380     avg: 6729     median: 6789.5 (11%)     max: 6827
min: 6098     avg: 6433     median: 6475 (11%)     max: 6551
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 7620     avg: 8167     median: 8239 (8%)     max: 8303 Points
min: 7398     avg: 7794     median: 7826 (7%)     max: 7981 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 1518     avg: 3444     median: 3756 (28%)     max: 3799 Points
min: 3414     avg: 3560     median: 3582 (27%)     max: 3600 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
min: 703     avg: 821     median: 745.8 (9%)     max: 1158.32 s
min: 777.94     avg: 845     median: 800.7 (9%)     max: 1065.84 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 21.9     avg: 24.5     median: 24 (5%)     max: 28.905 s
min: 24.771     avg: 26.7     median: 25.2 (5%)     max: 32.91 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
2134 (14%)
2003 (13%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
12.1 fps (5%)
11.8 fps (5%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
65.3 fps (19%)
62.2 fps (18%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
min: 0.101     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.102 GB/s
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
min: 0.164     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.178 GB/s
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
min: 0.191     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.199 GB/s
0.2 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2057     avg: 2641     median: 2755 (15%)     max: 2791 Points
min: 2638     avg: 2694     median: 2697 (15%)     max: 2741 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 17     avg: 17.1     median: 17 (4%)     max: 17.144 s
min: 17.688     avg: 18     median: 17.8 (4%)     max: 18.595 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 38     avg: 38.5     median: 38 (2%)     max: 39.203 s
min: 39.909     avg: 40.4     median: 40.2 (2%)     max: 41.044 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 896     avg: 900     median: 897.1 (4%)     max: 912 s
min: 924.142     avg: 933     median: 927.7 (4%)     max: 951.992 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 38190     avg: 38595     median: 38595 (18%)     max: 39000 MIPS
min: 37460     avg: 39557     median: 37820 (18%)     max: 43390 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
28000 MFLOPS (21%)
min: 26610     avg: 26837     median: 26900 (21%)     max: 27000 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
min: 6.6     avg: 6.7     median: 6.7 (86%)     max: 6.7 Points
min: 5.8     avg: 6.2     median: 6.2 (79%)     max: 6.5 Points
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 7120     avg: 7312     median: 7250.5 (8%)     max: 7618 Points
min: 6842     avg: 6996     median: 7032 (8%)     max: 7052 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 2635     avg: 2816     median: 2809 (12%)     max: 2986 Points
min: 2277     avg: 2508     median: 2508 (11%)     max: 2739 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 2328M +
min: 22765     avg: 23526     median: 23131 (15%)     max: 24681 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 2328M +
min: 2035     avg: 2044     median: 2041 (5%)     max: 2057 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 2328M +
min: 2821     avg: 2861     median: 2861 (7%)     max: 2901 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 2328M +
4385 Points (35%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 2328M +
4009 Points (36%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 2328M +
4616 Points (9%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 2328M +
3998 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 2328M +
4255 Points (11%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 2350M +
2131 (29%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 2350M +
4116 (7%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i3-2350M → 100% n=23

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i3-2328M → 97% n=23

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