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Intel Core i5-3439Y vs Intel Core i5-3230M vs Intel Core i5-3337U

Intel Core i5-3439Y

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The Intel Core i5-3439Y is an ULV-processor for ultrabooks and tablets 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 1.5 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.1 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 2.3 GHz (for 1 active core). As other dual core Core i5, 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 i5-3439Y is limited by the very low TDP. Therefore, the maximum turbo clocks are rarely achieved. Overall, the 3439Y should be a bit faster than the Core i3-3217U.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers 16 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 350 MHz up to 850 MHz with Turbo Boost, delivering a performance comparable with an AMD Radeon HD 6520G.

The 3439Y is rated at a TDP of 13 W including graphics card and memory controller. If necessary, the TDP can be set to an even lower value of 10 W (cTDP Down). Therefore, the CPU is suited for tablets and ultrabooks.

Intel Core i5-3230M

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The Intel Core i5-3230M is a fast 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 but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.0 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.2 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 i5-3230M is slightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to the architectural improvements. As a result, overall performance is similar to the old i7-2620M.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers 16 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 650 MHz up to 1150 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it one of the faster variants.

Just like most other Ivy Bridge dual-cores, the i5-3230M is rated at a TDP of 35 W. Therefore, even smaller laptops can use the Core i5.

Intel Core i5-3337U

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The Intel Core i5-3337U 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 1.8 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.5 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 2.7 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 i5-3337U is slightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to some 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 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.

ModelIntel Core i5-3439YIntel Core i5-3230MIntel Core i5-3337U
SeriesIntel Core i5Intel Core i5Intel Core i5
CodenameIvy BridgeIvy BridgeIvy Bridge
Series: Core i5 Ivy Bridge
Intel Core i5-3380M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3360M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3340M2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3320M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3230M2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3210M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3437U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3427U1.8 - 2.8 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3337U1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3317U1.7 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3439Y « 1.5 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3339Y1.5 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3380M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3360M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3340M2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3320M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3230M « 2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3210M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3437U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3427U1.8 - 2.8 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3337U1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3317U1.7 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3439Y1.5 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3339Y1.5 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3380M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3360M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3340M2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3320M2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3230M2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3210M2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3437U1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3427U1.8 - 2.8 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3337U « 1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3317U1.7 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3439Y1.5 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-3339Y1.5 - 2 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Clock1500 - 2300 MHz2600 - 3200 MHz1800 - 2700 MHz
L1 Cache128 KB128 KB128 KB
L2 Cache512 KB512 KB512 KB
L3 Cache3 MB3 MB3 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 42 / 42 / 4
TDP13 Watt35 Watt17 Watt
Technology22 nm22 nm22 nm
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C105 °C
SocketBGAFCPGA988FCBGA1023
FeaturesTurbo Boost 2.0, Hyper-Threading, Virtualization VT-x, VT-d, Trusted Execution, AES, Intel 64, Anti-Theft, My WiFi, Idle States, Enhanced SpeedStep, Thermal Monitorin, Execute Disable BitHD Graphics 4000 (650-1150MHz), DDR3-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, Quick Sync, VirtualizationTurbo 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 - 850 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4000 (650 - 1100 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4000 (350 - 1100 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
Manufacturerark.intel.comark.intel.comark.intel.com
$225 U.S.$225 U.S.

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 3230M +
258 Points (2%)
86%
1 3337U +
min: 187     avg: 211     median: 222 (1%)     max: 224 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 3230M +
105 Points (32%)
90%
1 3337U +
min: 75     avg: 88.3     median: 95 (29%)     max: 95 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 3230M +
min: 2.85     avg: 3     median: 3 (4%)     max: 3.01 Points
84%
1 3337U +
min: 1.82     avg: 2.4     median: 2.5 (3%)     max: 2.52 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 3230M +
min: 1.22     avg: 1.3     median: 1.3 (31%)     max: 1.33 Points
87%
1 3337U +
min: 0.86     avg: 1.1     median: 1.1 (27%)     max: 1.12 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 3230M +
min: 4117     avg: 4254     median: 4268 (26%)     max: 4372 Points
86%
1 3337U +
min: 2829     avg: 3586     median: 3659 (22%)     max: 3742 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 3230M +
min: 8888     avg: 9123     median: 9159 (7%)     max: 9251 Points
84%
1 3337U +
min: 6498     avg: 7460     median: 7678 (6%)     max: 7885 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 3230M +
min: 9769     avg: 10807     median: 11039 (8%)     max: 11403 Points
85%
1 3337U +
min: 7873     avg: 9381     median: 9436 (7%)     max: 9741 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 3230M +
min: 4544     avg: 5167     median: 5284 (6%)     max: 5573 Points
88%
1 3337U +
min: 4287     avg: 4610     median: 4634 (6%)     max: 4747 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 3230M +
min: 517     avg: 549     median: 556 (7%)     max: 567 s
98%
1 3337U +
min: 642     avg: 699     median: 697.5 (8%)     max: 739 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 3230M +
min: 16.41     avg: 17.5     median: 17.8 (4%)     max: 17.9 s
99%
1 3337U +
min: 20.31     avg: 22.1     median: 22.2 (4%)     max: 23.02 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 3230M +
3219 Points (5%)
74%
1 3337U +
min: 2239     avg: 2743     median: 2378 (4%)     max: 3607 Points
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 3230M +
min: 5.9     avg: 11.5     median: 11.5 (4%)     max: 17.15 fps
124%
1 3337U +
min: 4.98     avg: 13     median: 14.2 (5%)     max: 14.26 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 3230M +
min: 30.92     avg: 60.8     median: 60 (14%)     max: 92.3 fps
128%
1 3337U +
min: 22.66     avg: 69.9     median: 76.6 (18%)     max: 78 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 3230M +
min: 0.15     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.156 GB/s
86%
1 3337U +
min: 0.11     avg: 0.2     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.984 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 3230M +
min: 0.261     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (5%)     max: 0.267 GB/s
84%
1 3337U +
min: 0.174     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (4%)     max: 0.223 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 3230M +
1.5 GB/s (4%)
80%
1 3337U +
min: 0.21     avg: 1.1     median: 1.2 (3%)     max: 1.2 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 3230M +
min: 3520     avg: 3703     median: 3760 (8%)     max: 3787 Points
84%
1 3337U +
min: 1526     avg: 3010     median: 3145 (7%)     max: 3179 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 3230M +
min: 12     avg: 12.3     median: 12 (3%)     max: 13.06 s
99%
1 3337U +
min: 14     avg: 14.6     median: 14.4 (3%)     max: 16.96 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 3230M +
min: 27     avg: 28.5     median: 29 (1%)     max: 29.02 s
100%
1 3337U +
min: 30.03     avg: 32.7     median: 32.2 (1%)     max: 37.58 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 3230M +
min: 630     avg: 662     median: 671.5 (3%)     max: 675 s
100%
1 3337U +
min: 735     avg: 773     median: 762.5 (3%)     max: 932 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 3230M +
min: 50319     avg: 53263     median: 50319 (24%)     max: 59150 MIPS
87%
1 3337U +
min: 37880     avg: 44754     median: 43650 (21%)     max: 49600 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 3230M +
min: 36730     avg: 37803     median: 38339 (29%)     max: 38339 MFLOPS
82%
1 3337U +
min: 29700     avg: 31133     median: 31490 (24%)     max: 31820 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 3230M +
7.1 Points (91%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 3230M +
min: 9458     avg: 9888     median: 9992.5 (9%)     max: 10237 Points
85%
1 3337U +
min: 4142     avg: 8016     median: 8461.5 (7%)     max: 8808 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 3230M +
min: 1694     avg: 3178     median: 3310 (9%)     max: 3731 Points
90%
1 3337U +
min: 2682     avg: 3000     median: 2965.5 (8%)     max: 3398 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 3230M +
min: 13597     avg: 29678     median: 32702 (27%)     max: 36500 Points
81%
1 3337U +
min: 13018     avg: 25587     median: 26588 (22%)     max: 30801 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 3337U +
min: 27007     avg: 27385     median: 27384.5 (22%)     max: 27762 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 3230M +
min: 1551     avg: 2681     median: 2879 (7%)     max: 2960 Points
82%
1 3337U +
min: 1126     avg: 2271     median: 2366 (6%)     max: 2489 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 3230M +
min: 2035     avg: 3522     median: 3818 (7%)     max: 4180 Points
88%
1 3337U +
min: 1568     avg: 3147     median: 3346 (6%)     max: 3523 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 3337U +
min: 4553     avg: 4750     median: 4749.5 (8%)     max: 4946 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 3337U +
min: 1892     avg: 2188     median: 2188 (43%)     max: 2484 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 3337U +
min: 4454     avg: 6289     median: 6774.5 (55%)     max: 7154 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 3337U +
min: 3131     avg: 5375     median: 6017.5 (55%)     max: 6335 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 3337U +
min: 4976     avg: 5416     median: 5510.5 (11%)     max: 5667 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 3337U +
min: 4809     avg: 4913     median: 4938 (10%)     max: 4966 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 3337U +
min: 4732     avg: 5368     median: 5519.5 (14%)     max: 5702 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 3337U +
min: 3636     avg: 4577     median: 4576.5 (5%)     max: 5517 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 3337U +
192.9 ms (2%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
1 3337U +
169.6 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 3337U +
8452 Points (7%)

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