Intel Core i3-3130M vs Intel Core i3-3227U

Intel Core i3-3130M

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The Intel Core i3-3130M is a dual-core processor for laptops based on the Ivy Bridge architecture. Due to Hyperthreading, the two cores can handle up to four threads in parallel leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 2.6 GHz, Turbo Boost is not supported. As its Sandy-Bridge-based predecessors, it offers a 3 MB L3-Cache.

Ivy Bridge is an enhanced die shrink of the Sandy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm (versus 32nm Sandy Bridge CPUs) and are the first to introduce 3D transistors for increased energy efficiency when compared to similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processors. Other new features are integrated PCI Express 3.0 and  DDR3(L)-1600 support.

The performance of the Core i3-3130M is slightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to slight architectural improvements. As a result, overall performance should be about 10-15 % faster compared to the old i3-2370M. Thanks to their Turbo Boost, Core-i5-models like the i5-3210M are significantly faster.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers 16 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 650 MHz up to 1100 MHz with Turbo Boost. Therefore, the performance should be similar to the AMD Radeon HD 6620G.

Just like most other Ivy Bridge dual-cores, the i3-3130M is rated at a TDP of 35 W. Therefore, even smaller laptops can use the Core i3.

Intel Core i3-3227U

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The Intel Core i3-3227U is an ULV-processor for laptops based on the Ivy Bridge architecture released in Q1 2013. Due to Hyperthreading, the two cores can handle up to four threads in parallel leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 1.9 GHz, Turbo Boost is not supported. As its Sandy-Bridge-based predecessors, it offers a 3 MB L3-Cache.

Ivy Bridge is an enhanced die shrink of the Sandy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm (versus 32nm Sandy Bridge CPUs) and are the first to introduce 3D transistors for increased energy efficiency when compared to similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processors. Other new features are integrated PCI Express 3.0 and  DDR3(L)-1600 support.

The performance of the Core i3-3227U is slightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to the architectural improvements. Therefore, overall performance is similar to the former Core i5-2467M.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers 16 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 350 MHz up to 1100 MHz with Turbo Boost, delivering a performance comparable with an AMD Radeon HD 6620G.

The ULV-CPUs are rated at a TDP of 17 W including graphics card and memory controller.  Therefore, the CPU is suited for small laptops and ultrabooks.

Intel Core i3-3130MIntel Core i3-3227U
Intel Core i3Intel Core i3
Ivy BridgeIvy Bridge
Series: Core i3 Ivy Bridge
» Intel Core i3-3130M2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3120M compare2500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3110M compare2400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3227U1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3217U compare1800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3229Y compare1400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3130M2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3120M compare2500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3110M compare2400 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-3227U1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3217U compare1800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3229Y compare1400 MHz2 / 43 MB
2600 MHz1900 MHz
128 KB128 KB
512 KB512 KB
3 MB3 MB
2 / 42 / 4
35 17
22 22
90 °C105 °C
FCBGA1023, FCPGA988FCBGA1023
HD Graphics 4000 (650-1100MHz), DDR3-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, Quick Sync, VirtualizationHyper-Threading, Virtualization VT-x, Intel 64, Anti-Theft, My WiFi, Idle States, Enhanced SpeedStep, Thermal Monitorin, Execute Disable Bit
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4000 (650 - 1100 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4000 (350 - 1100 MHz)
$225 U.S.$225 U.S.
Intel Core i3 3130MIntel Core i3 3227U

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
1 3227U +
175 Points (4%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
1 3227U +
min: 1.81     avg: 1.9     median: 1.9 (4%)     max: 1.89 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
100%
1 3227U +
min: 0.68     avg: 0.7     median: 0.7 (29%)     max: 0.79 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
100%
1 3227U +
min: 2478     avg: 2571     median: 2570.5 (26%)     max: 2663 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
100%
1 3227U +
min: 5751     avg: 5806     median: 5805.5 (10%)     max: 5860 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 3227U +
min: 7120     avg: 7157     median: 7157 (8%)     max: 7194 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 3227U +
min: 3190     avg: 3271     median: 3271 (30%)     max: 3352 Points
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
100%
1 3227U +
min: 888.422     avg: 904     median: 904.2 (11%)     max: 919.893 seconds
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
100%
1 3227U +
min: 28.019     avg: 29.1     median: 29.1 (6%)     max: 30.097 seconds
WinRAR - Result
100%
1 3227U +
2015 KB/s (21%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
100%
1 3227U +
min: 10.79     avg: 10.9     median: 10.9 (6%)     max: 10.91 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
100%
1 3227U +
min: 59.16     avg: 59.6     median: 59.6 (21%)     max: 59.97 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
100%
1 3227U +
min: 0.0975     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.0976 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
100%
1 3227U +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
100%
1 3227U +
min: 0.186     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.187 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
100%
1 3227U +
min: 2407     avg: 2413     median: 2413 (16%)     max: 2419 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
100%
1 3227U +
min: 19.985     avg: 20.5     median: 20.5 (4%)     max: 21 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - 2M *
100%
1 3227U +
min: 44.502     avg: 45.8     median: 45.8 (2%)     max: 47 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - 32M *
100%
1 3227U +
min: 1039.49     avg: 1094     median: 1094.2 (5%)     max: 1149 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - Dhrystone
100%
1 3227U +
min: 32420     avg: 35210     median: 35210 (17%)     max: 38000 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - Whetstone
100%
1 3227U +
min: 23100     avg: 23550     median: 23550 (18%)     max: 24000 MFLOPS
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
100%
1 3227U +
min: 6386     avg: 6426     median: 6426 (9%)     max: 6466 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
100%
1 3227U +
min: 2027     avg: 2196     median: 2195.5 (10%)     max: 2364 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
1 3227U +
min: 19736     avg: 20100     median: 20099.5 (13%)     max: 20463 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
1 3227U +
min: 1818     avg: 1832     median: 1832 (5%)     max: 1846 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 3227U +
2530 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
100%
1 3227U +
4998 Points (40%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
100%
1 3227U +
4413 Points (40%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
100%
1 3227U +
4144 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
100%
1 3227U +
3735 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
100%
1 3227U +
4140 Points (11%)

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