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Intel Core i5-3439Y vs Intel Core i5-3320M vs Intel Core i5-3230M

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 i5-3320M

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The Intel Core i5-3320M 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 3.1 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.3 GHz (for 1 active core). As its Sandy-Bridge-based predecessor Core i5-2520M, 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 i5-3320M is slightly above a similarly clocked Sandy Bridge processor due to the architectural improvements. As a result, overall performance is similar to the old i7-2640M.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 offers 16 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 650 MHz up to 1200 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it one of the faster variants.

Just like most other Ivy Bridge dual-cores, the i5-3320M is rated at a TDP of 35 W. Therefore, even smaller laptops can use the Core i5.

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.

ModelIntel Core i5-3439YIntel Core i5-3320MIntel Core i5-3230M
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 i5-3320M « 2.6 - 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 i5-3439Y1.5 - 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 i5-3230M « 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
Clock1500 - 2300 MHz2600 - 3300 MHz2600 - 3200 MHz
L1 Cache128 KB128 KB128 KB
L2 Cache512 KB512 KB512 KB
L3 Cache3 MB3 MB3 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 42 / 42 / 4
TDP13 Watt35 Watt35 Watt
Technology22 nm22 nm22 nm
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C
SocketBGAFCPGA988
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 (650-1200MHz), DDR3-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, Quick Sync, VirtualizationHD Graphics 4000 (650-1150MHz), DDR3-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, Quick Sync, Virtualization
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4000 (350 - 850 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4000 (650 - 1200 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4000 (650 - 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%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 3230M +
105 Points (32%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 3320M +
min: 3.04     avg: 3.1     median: 3.1 (4%)     max: 3.1 Points
97%
1 3230M +
min: 2.85     avg: 3     median: 3 (4%)     max: 3.01 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 3320M +
min: 1.31     avg: 1.3     median: 1.3 (33%)     max: 1.35 Points
94%
1 3230M +
min: 1.22     avg: 1.3     median: 1.3 (31%)     max: 1.33 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 3320M +
min: 4292     avg: 4407     median: 4415.5 (27%)     max: 4465 Points
97%
1 3230M +
min: 4117     avg: 4254     median: 4268 (26%)     max: 4372 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 3320M +
min: 9473     avg: 9554     median: 9550 (7%)     max: 9683 Points
96%
1 3230M +
min: 8888     avg: 9123     median: 9159 (7%)     max: 9251 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 3320M +
min: 11505     avg: 11699     median: 11667 (8%)     max: 11913 Points
95%
1 3230M +
min: 9769     avg: 10807     median: 11039 (8%)     max: 11403 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 3320M +
min: 5380     avg: 5561     median: 5588 (7%)     max: 5646 Points
95%
1 3230M +
min: 4544     avg: 5167     median: 5284 (6%)     max: 5573 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 3320M +
min: 499.2     avg: 537     median: 540 (6%)     max: 557 s
100%
1 3230M +
min: 517     avg: 549     median: 556 (7%)     max: 567 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 3320M +
min: 15.85     avg: 17.6     median: 17.4 (3%)     max: 20.9 s
100%
1 3230M +
min: 16.41     avg: 17.5     median: 17.8 (4%)     max: 17.9 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 3320M +
min: 2522     avg: 2915     median: 2707 (4%)     max: 3361 Points
119%
1 3230M +
3219 Points (5%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 3320M +
min: 16.9     avg: 17.5     median: 17.5 (6%)     max: 17.74 fps
65%
1 3230M +
min: 5.9     avg: 11.5     median: 11.5 (4%)     max: 17.15 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 3320M +
min: 86.8     avg: 91     median: 91 (21%)     max: 94 fps
66%
1 3230M +
min: 30.92     avg: 60.8     median: 60 (14%)     max: 92.3 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 3320M +
min: 0.1572     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.161 GB/s
93%
1 3230M +
min: 0.15     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.156 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 3320M +
min: 0.267     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (5%)     max: 0.276 GB/s
95%
1 3230M +
min: 0.261     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (5%)     max: 0.267 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 3320M +
min: 0.2988     avg: 1.4     median: 1.5 (4%)     max: 1.5 GB/s
100%
1 3230M +
1.5 GB/s (4%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 3320M +
min: 3727     avg: 3770     median: 3767 (8%)     max: 3808 Points
100%
1 3230M +
min: 3520     avg: 3703     median: 3760 (8%)     max: 3787 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 3320M +
min: 11     avg: 13.2     median: 11.9 (3%)     max: 28.84 s
100%
1 3230M +
min: 12     avg: 12.3     median: 12 (3%)     max: 13.06 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 3320M +
min: 26     avg: 30     median: 27 (1%)     max: 58.8 s
100%
1 3230M +
min: 27     avg: 28.5     median: 29 (1%)     max: 29.02 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 3320M +
min: 611     avg: 678     median: 636 (3%)     max: 1122 s
100%
1 3230M +
min: 630     avg: 662     median: 671.5 (3%)     max: 675 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 3320M +
min: 53130     avg: 57674     median: 57480 (27%)     max: 62610 MIPS
88%
1 3230M +
min: 50319     avg: 53263     median: 50319 (24%)     max: 59150 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 3320M +
min: 37700     avg: 38286     median: 37920 (29%)     max: 39380 MFLOPS
101%
1 3230M +
min: 36730     avg: 37803     median: 38339 (29%)     max: 38339 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 3320M +
min: 7.1     avg: 7.2     median: 7.2 (92%)     max: 7.2 Points
99%
1 3230M +
7.1 Points (91%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 3320M +
min: 9831     avg: 10105     median: 10094.5 (9%)     max: 10559 Points
99%
1 3230M +
min: 9458     avg: 9888     median: 9992.5 (9%)     max: 10237 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 3320M +
min: 3138     avg: 3571     median: 3501 (9%)     max: 4041 Points
95%
1 3230M +
min: 1694     avg: 3178     median: 3310 (9%)     max: 3731 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 3320M +
min: 24617     avg: 27316     median: 27316 (22%)     max: 30015 Points
120%
1 3230M +
min: 13597     avg: 29678     median: 32702 (27%)     max: 36500 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 3320M +
min: 2720     avg: 2721     median: 2721 (7%)     max: 2722 Points
106%
1 3230M +
min: 1551     avg: 2681     median: 2879 (7%)     max: 2960 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 3320M +
min: 4040     avg: 4064     median: 4063.5 (7%)     max: 4087 Points
94%
1 3230M +
min: 2035     avg: 3522     median: 3818 (7%)     max: 4180 Points

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