Intel Core i5-3317U vs Intel Core i5-3427U

Intel Core i5-3317U

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The Intel Core i5-3317U 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 1.7 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.4 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 2.6 GHz (for 1 active core). 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 i5-3317U is slightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to the architectural improvements. Therefore, overall performance is similar to the former Core i7-2637M or a Core i3-2310M.

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 i5-3427U

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The Intel Core i5-3427U 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 but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.6 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 2.8 GHz (for 1 active core). 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 i5-3427U isslightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to the architectural improvements. Therefore, overall performance is similar to the former Core i7-2677M or a Core i3-2330M.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers 16 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 350 MHz up to 1150 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 i5-3317UIntel Core i5-3427U
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Ivy BridgeIvy Bridge
: Core i5 Ivy Bridge
Intel Core i5-3380M (compare)2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3360M (compare)2800 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3340M (compare)2700 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3320M (compare)2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3230M (compare)2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3210M (compare)2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3437U (compare)1900 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3427U1800 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3337U (compare)1800 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-3317U1700 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3439Y (compare)1500 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3339Y (compare)1500 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3380M (compare)2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3360M (compare)2800 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3340M (compare)2700 - 3400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3320M (compare)2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3230M (compare)2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3210M (compare)2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3437U (compare)1900 - 2900 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-3427U1800 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3337U (compare)1800 - 2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3317U1700 - 2600 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3439Y (compare)1500 - 2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-3339Y (compare)1500 - 2000 MHz2 / 43 MB
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Turbo Boost 2.0, Hyper-Threading, Virtualization VT-x, AES, Intel 64, Anti-Theft, My WiFi, Idle States, Enhanced SpeedStep, Thermal Monitorin, Execute Disable BitTurbo Boost 2.0, Hyper-Threading, Virtualization VT-x, AES, Intel 64, Anti-Theft, My WiFi, Idle States, Enhanced SpeedStep, Thermal Monitorin, Execute Disable Bit
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4000 (350 - 1050 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4000 (350 - 1150 MHz)
Intel Core i5 3317UIntel Core i5 3427U
105 °C
BGA1023
$225 U.S.

Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 1.19     avg: 2.3     median: 2.4 (6%)     max: 2.41 Points
min: 1.47     avg: 2.4     median: 2.5 (7%)     max: 2.61 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 0.36     avg: 1     median: 1.1 (43%)     max: 1.08 Points
min: 0.51     avg: 1     median: 1.1 (46%)     max: 1.16 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 1562     avg: 3370     median: 3487.5 (36%)     max: 3679 Points
min: 1156     avg: 3280     median: 3722.5 (38%)     max: 3872 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 3547     avg: 6949     median: 7337 (12%)     max: 7499 Points
min: 5065     avg: 7459     median: 7900 (13%)     max: 8021 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 3606     avg: 8626     median: 9029 (12%)     max: 9252 Points
min: 5969     avg: 8922     median: 9620.5 (13%)     max: 9947 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 1739     avg: 4307     median: 4434 (41%)     max: 4554 Points
min: 2290     avg: 4335     median: 4733 (44%)     max: 4858 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 646     avg: 727     median: 708.3 (8%)     max: 927.5 seconds
min: 595     avg: 632     median: 631.2 (7%)     max: 664.585 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 20.5     avg: 22.7     median: 22.4 (5%)     max: 28.094 seconds
min: 19     avg: 19.9     median: 19.9 (4%)     max: 20.972 seconds
WinRAR - Result
min: 2135     avg: 2408     median: 2274 (27%)     max: 3316 KB/s
min: 2293     avg: 2303     median: 2302.5 (27%)     max: 2312 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
min: 10.68     avg: 13.1     median: 13.7 (9%)     max: 13.77 fps
min: 14.82     avg: 14.9     median: 14.9 (9%)     max: 15 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 60.2     avg: 72     median: 73.7 (26%)     max: 75.23 fps
min: 80     avg: 80.7     median: 80.7 (29%)     max: 81.31 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
min: 0.076     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (7%)     max: 0.125 GB/s
min: 0.132     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (7%)     max: 0.135 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
min: 0.188     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (7%)     max: 0.214 GB/s
min: 0.221     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (7%)     max: 0.231 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
min: 0.232     avg: 1.1     median: 1.2 (6%)     max: 1.2 GB/s
min: 1.2     avg: 1.3     median: 1.3 (7%)     max: 1.3 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 1528     avg: 2867     median: 2984.5 (20%)     max: 3049 Points
min: 1953     avg: 3016     median: 3179.5 (21%)     max: 3308 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 14     avg: 14.9     median: 15 (3%)     max: 16.817 Seconds
min: 13     avg: 13.8     median: 14 (3%)     max: 14.1 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 32.939     avg: 34     median: 34 (1%)     max: 37.892 Seconds
min: 30     avg: 31.6     median: 32 (1%)     max: 32.167 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 759.681     avg: 792     median: 788.1 (4%)     max: 915.113 Seconds
min: 726.606     avg: 754     median: 740 (3%)     max: 799 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 33690     avg: 42326     median: 41130 (20%)     max: 48415 MIPS
min: 45000     avg: 49710     median: 51990 (25%)     max: 52140 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 24520     avg: 29586     median: 30090 (23%)     max: 31007 MFLOPS
min: 31400     avg: 31997     median: 31750 (24%)     max: 32840 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
min: 5.2     avg: 6.7     median: 6.9 (88%)     max: 6.9 points
6.9 points (88%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 2661     avg: 8053     median: 7972.5 (11%)     max: 24254 Points
min: 6612     avg: 8439     median: 8748 (12%)     max: 8977 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 983     avg: 2796     median: 2916 (14%)     max: 3573 points
min: 2521     avg: 3041     median: 3065 (15%)     max: 3407 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 12424     avg: 23352     median: 25050 (16%)     max: 28493 Points
min: 9077     avg: 18768     median: 18767.5 (12%)     max: 28458 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 1018     avg: 2099     median: 2298.5 (6%)     max: 2374 Points
min: 1110     avg: 1809     median: 1809 (5%)     max: 2508 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 1410     avg: 2848     median: 3176 (11%)     max: 3243 Points
min: 1645     avg: 2580     median: 2579.5 (9%)     max: 3514 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 3594     avg: 5265     median: 4700.5 (38%)     max: 6913 Points
6719 Points (54%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 4432     avg: 5111     median: 4881.5 (44%)     max: 5998 Points
6121 Points (55%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 4926     avg: 5252     median: 5286 (10%)     max: 5400 Points
5799 Points (11%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 4659     avg: 4755     median: 4780.5 (10%)     max: 4806 Points
5197 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 4753     avg: 5051     median: 4902.5 (13%)     max: 5451 Points
5744 Points (15%)
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
135 ms (1%)
225 ms (2%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-3317U → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-3427U → 106%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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