Intel Core i5-4330M vs Intel Core i5-4310U

Intel Core i5-4330M

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The Intel Core i5-4330M is a fast dual-core processor for laptops launched in Q2 2013. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyper-Threading, 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 2.8 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.5 GHz  for 1 active core or 3.4 GHz for 2 active cores.

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Due to these changes, the performance per clock has been improved by almost 10 percent compared to Ivy Bridge. Therefore, the i5-4330M is slightly faster than the former top model i7-3540M.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 400 MHz up to 1250 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it about 30 % faster than a similarly clocked HD 4000.

The i5-4330M is rated at a TDP of 37 W including the graphics card, memory controller and VRMs. Therefore, the CPU is suited for laptops 14-inches or greater.

Intel Core i5-4310U

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The Intel Core i5-4310U is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks launched in Fall 2013. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyper-Threading, 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 2.0 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.0 GHz for 1 active core or 2.7 GHz for 2 active cores.

Architecture

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports, improving performance per clock by 5 - 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Performance

Compared to the Core i5-4300U, the 4310U is clocked just 100 MHz higher and therefore only slightly faster. Overall, the performance is similar to the Ivy Bridge-based Core i7-3537U (may vary depending on the actual Turbo clocks). Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for all office and multimedia purposes as well as more demanding applications.

Graphics

The integrated HD Graphics 4400 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1100 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it clearly faster than the former HD Graphics 4000 at similar clock speeds. However, the HD 4400 is sligthly slower than the HD 5000 found on a number of other Haswell ULV models and performs similar to a dedicated Radeon HD 7550M.

Power Consumption

The i5-4310U is rated at a TDP of 15 W including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for small ultrabooks 11-inches or greater.

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Intel Core i5-4340M compare2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4330M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H compare2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U compare2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M compare2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E compare2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M compare2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M compare2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U compare2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U compare2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M compare2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U compare2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310U2 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U compare1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U compare1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U compare1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U compare1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U compare1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E compare1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U compare1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U compare1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y compare1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y compare1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y compare1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y compare1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y compare1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y compare1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4340M compare2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210H compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4330M2.8 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200H compare2.8 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4308U compare2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4310M compare2.7 - 3.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4400E compare2.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300M compare2.6 - 3.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210M compare2.6 - 3.2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4288U compare2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4278U compare2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200M compare2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4258U compare2.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i5-4310U2 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4360U compare1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300U compare1.9 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4350U compare1.4 - 2.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210U compare1.7 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4260U compare1.4 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4402E compare1.6 - 2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200U compare1.6 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4250U compare1.3 - 2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4300Y compare1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4302Y compare1.6 - 2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4202Y compare1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4220Y compare1.6 - 2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4210Y compare1.5 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-4200Y compare1.4 - 1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
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HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1250 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NIHD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1100 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1250 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1100 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
Intel Core i5 4330MIntel Core i5 4310U
$281 U.S.

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 4310U +
min: 252     avg: 262     median: 263 (6%)     max: 268 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 4310U +
min: 93     avg: 107     median: 110 (40%)     max: 114 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
3.7 Points (7%)
min: 2.73     avg: 2.9     median: 2.9 (6%)     max: 2.94 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
1.5 Points (48%)
min: 1.06     avg: 1.2     median: 1.3 (41%)     max: 1.3 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
4988 (45%)
5897 (53%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
11324 (19%)
8960 (15%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
14102 Points (13%)
min: 11214     avg: 11473     median: 11472.5 (11%)     max: 11731 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
6658 Points (50%)
min: 5547     avg: 5557     median: 5557 (42%)     max: 5567 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
491 s (6%)
678 s (8%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
18.2 s (4%)
19.4 s (4%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 4310U +
2165 (14%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 4310U +
16.9 fps (8%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 4310U +
86.8 fps (26%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 4310U +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 4310U +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 4310U +
1.6 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
4362 Points (24%)
3463 Points (19%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
15.3 s (3%)
13 s (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
28.6 s (1%)
31 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
592 s (3%)
694 s (3%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 4310U +
53520 MIPS (25%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 4310U +
36070 MFLOPS (28%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 4310U +
7.1 Points (91%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
10975 Points (13%)
9460 Points (11%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 4310U +
min: 2609     avg: 3156     median: 3263.5 (14%)     max: 3487 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 4310U +
min: 21848     avg: 27612     median: 29104 (19%)     max: 30391 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 4310U +
min: 1930     avg: 2518     median: 2711 (7%)     max: 2719 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 4310U +
min: 3780     avg: 3808     median: 3800 (10%)     max: 3845 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 4310U +
2586 ms (4%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4310U +
min: 109     avg: 165     median: 165 (2%)     max: 220.9 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 4310U +
14010 Points (24%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4330M → 100% n=13

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-4310U → 91% n=13

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