Intel Core i3-3217U vs Intel Core i3-3130M vs Intel Core i3-3110M

Intel Core i3-3217U

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The Intel Core i3-3217U is an ULV-processor for laptops based on the Ivy Bridge architecture released in Q2 2012. 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 1.8 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 i3-3217U is slightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to slight architectural improvements. Therefore, overall performance is just a bit below the former Core i5-2467M.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers 16 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 350 MHz up to 1050 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 i3-3130M

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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 i3-3110M

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The Intel Core i3-3110M 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 2.4 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 i3-3110M is slightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to the architectural improvements. As a result, overall performance is about 5 % faster compared to the old i3-2370M. Thanks to their Turbo Boost, Core-i5-models like the i5-3210M are significantly faster (10 - 30 %).

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers 16 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 650 MHz up to 1000 MHz with Turbo Boost. Therefore, the performance is slightly below an AMD Radeon HD 6620G.

Just like most other Ivy Bridge dual-cores, the i3-3110M is rated at a TDP of 35 W. Therefore, even smaller laptops can use the Core i3.

Intel Core i3-3217UIntel Core i3-3130MIntel Core i3-3110M
Intel Core i3Intel Core i3Intel Core i3
Ivy BridgeIvy BridgeIvy Bridge
: Core i3 Ivy Bridge
Intel Core i3-3130M2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3120M2500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3110M2400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3227U1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-3217U1800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3229Y1400 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-3130M2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3120M2500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3110M2400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3227U1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3217U1800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3229Y1400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3130M2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3120M2500 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-3110M2400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3227U1900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3217U1800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-3229Y1400 MHz2 / 43 MB
1800 MHz2600 MHz2400 MHz
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512 KB512 KB512 KB
3 MB3 MB3 MB
2 / 42 / 42 / 4
17 35 35
22 22 22
118 mm2
105 °C90 °C90 (PGA), 105 (BGA) °C
FCBGA1023FCBGA1023, FCPGA988FCBGA1023, FCPGA988
Hyper-Threading, Virtualization VT-x, Intel 64, Anti-Theft, My WiFi, Idle States, Enhanced SpeedStep, Thermal Monitorin, Execute Disable BitHD Graphics 4000 (650-1100MHz), DDR3-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, Quick Sync, VirtualizationHD Graphics 4000 (650-1000MHz), DDR3-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, Quick Sync, Virtualization VT-x
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4000 (350 - 1050 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4000 (650 - 1100 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4000 (650 - 1000 MHz)
$225 U.S.$225 U.S.$225 U.S.
Intel Core i3 3217UIntel Core i3 3130MIntel Core i3 3110M

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
1 3217U +
min: 144     avg: 152     median: 152 (3%)     max: 160 Points
138%
1 3110M +
min: 204     avg: 209     median: 209 (5%)     max: 214 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
100%
1 3217U +
min: 62     avg: 63.5     median: 63.5 (28%)     max: 65 Points
128%
1 3110M +
min: 78     avg: 81.5     median: 81.5 (36%)     max: 85 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
1 3217U +
min: 1.52     avg: 1.7     median: 1.8 (4%)     max: 1.81 Points
134%
1 3110M +
min: 2.22     avg: 2.4     median: 2.4 (5%)     max: 2.41 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
100%
1 3217U +
min: 0.57     avg: 0.7     median: 0.8 (29%)     max: 0.76 Points
131%
1 3110M +
min: 0.52     avg: 0.9     median: 1 (38%)     max: 1.01 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
100%
1 3217U +
min: 1555     avg: 2354     median: 2476.5 (25%)     max: 2539 Points
135%
1 3110M +
min: 1799     avg: 3114     median: 3346 (34%)     max: 3361 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
100%
1 3217U +
min: 4646     avg: 5273     median: 5393.5 (9%)     max: 5573 Points
136%
1 3110M +
min: 7136     avg: 7311     median: 7353 (12%)     max: 7421 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 3217U +
min: 4872     avg: 6435     median: 6621 (8%)     max: 6972 Points
138%
1 3110M +
min: 8753     avg: 9066     median: 9126 (11%)     max: 9226 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 3217U +
min: 2835     avg: 3091     median: 3149 (29%)     max: 3212 Points
135%
1 3110M +
min: 3180     avg: 4053     median: 4243 (39%)     max: 4286 Points
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
100%
1 3217U +
min: 858.751     avg: 992     median: 983.7 (12%)     max: 1240.66 seconds
104%
1 3110M +
min: 645     avg: 737     median: 702 (8%)     max: 904.281 seconds
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
100%
1 3217U +
min: 26.957     avg: 30.5     median: 30.8 (6%)     max: 34.205 seconds
102%
1 3110M +
min: 20.8     avg: 23.2     median: 22.1 (4%)     max: 28.896 seconds
WinRAR - Result
100%
1 3217U +
min: 1656     avg: 1898     median: 1866.5 (19%)     max: 2453 KB/s
70%
1 3110M +
1314 KB/s (13%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
100%
1 3217U +
min: 8.72     avg: 10     median: 10.2 (6%)     max: 10.36 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
100%
1 3217U +
min: 55.12     avg: 56.1     median: 56.2 (19%)     max: 57.07 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
100%
1 3217U +
min: 0.09     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.094 GB/s
67%
1 3110M +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
100%
1 3217U +
min: 0.15     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.16 GB/s
63%
1 3110M +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
100%
1 3217U +
min: 0.169     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.179 GB/s
67%
1 3110M +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
100%
1 3217U +
min: 1992     avg: 2189     median: 2229 (15%)     max: 2294 Points
134%
1 3110M +
min: 2776     avg: 2951     median: 2988 (20%)     max: 3033 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
100%
1 3217U +
min: 20.829     avg: 21.5     median: 21.1 (5%)     max: 24 Seconds
101%
1 3110M +
min: 15.89     avg: 16     median: 16 (3%)     max: 16.053 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - 2M *
100%
1 3217U +
min: 46.643     avg: 48.2     median: 48.3 (2%)     max: 51 Seconds
101%
1 3110M +
min: 35.689     avg: 36     median: 36 (2%)     max: 36.317 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - 32M *
100%
1 3217U +
min: 1077.78     avg: 1101     median: 1090.3 (5%)     max: 1191 Seconds
101%
1 3110M +
min: 818.508     avg: 838     median: 829.2 (4%)     max: 875.179 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - Dhrystone
100%
1 3217U +
16.3 MIPS (0%)
270024%
1 3110M +
min: 40590     avg: 44095     median: 44095 (21%)     max: 47600 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - Whetstone
100%
1 3217U +
12.6 MFLOPS (0%)
235595%
1 3110M +
min: 29180     avg: 29685     median: 29685 (23%)     max: 30190 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
100%
1 3217U +
6.2 points (79%)
111%
1 3110M +
6.9 points (88%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
100%
1 3217U +
min: 3744     avg: 5452     median: 5903 (8%)     max: 6105 Points
136%
1 3110M +
min: 7542     avg: 7936     median: 8014.5 (11%)     max: 8128 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
100%
1 3217U +
min: 1695     avg: 2106     median: 2111.5 (10%)     max: 2539 points
140%
1 3110M +
min: 2340     avg: 2846     median: 2955 (13%)     max: 3060 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
1 3217U +
min: 13936     avg: 17248     median: 16940 (11%)     max: 20392 Points
147%
1 3110M +
min: 16217     avg: 24184     median: 24902 (16%)     max: 28216 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 3217U +
min: 20401     avg: 20413     median: 20412.5 (24%)     max: 20424 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
100%
1 3217U +
21660 Points (25%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
1 3217U +
min: 1482     avg: 1652     median: 1670 (4%)     max: 1775 Points
140%
1 3110M +
min: 2162     avg: 2291     median: 2344 (6%)     max: 2356 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 3217U +
min: 1874     avg: 2264     median: 2376 (7%)     max: 2439 Points
139%
1 3110M +
min: 3113     avg: 3255     median: 3292 (10%)     max: 3322 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
100%
1 3217U +
4361 Points (35%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
100%
1 3217U +
3784 Points (34%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
100%
1 3217U +
3901 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
100%
1 3217U +
3380 Points (7%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
100%
1 3217U +
3741 Points (10%)
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
1 3217U +
220 ms (2%)

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)