Intel Celeron 3965U vs Core i3-2312M

Intel Celeron 3965U
Intel Core i3-2312M

General info

Comparing Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
6.61
 
n/d
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Celeron
 
Intel Core i3
Achitecture codename
Kaby Lake
 
Sandy Bridge
Release date
1 March 2017
 
September 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
$107
 
$225
Price now
$107
 
n/d

Technical specs

Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
4
Maximum frequency
2.2 GHz
 
2.1 GHz
L1 cache
128 KB
 
128 KB
L2 cache
512 KB
 
512 KB
L3 cache
2 MB
 
3072 KB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
32 nm
Die size
n/d
 
149 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
85 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
n/d
 
85 °C
Transistor count
n/d
 
624 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket
FCBGA1356
 
PPGA988
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
Intel® AVX
AES-NI
+
 
-
FMA
-
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
+
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Speed Shift
+
 
n/d
My WiFi
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
-
 
-
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
+
 
+
Smart Response
+
 
n/d
Demand Based Switching
n/d
 
-
FDI
n/d
 
+
Fast Memory Access
n/d
 
+

Security technologies

Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
-
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
n/d
MPX
+
 
-
Identity Protection
-
 
+
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
n/d
OS Guard
+
 
n/d
Anti-Theft
n/d
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
+
 
-
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
16 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
34.1 GB / s
 
21.3 GB / s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics 610 (300 - 900 MHz)
 
Intel HD Graphics 3000 (350 - 1100 MHz)
Max video memory
32 GB
 
n/d
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Clear Video
+
 
n/d
Clear Video HD
+
 
+
Graphics max frequency
900 MHz
 
1.1 GHz
InTru 3D
n/d
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
2
eDP
+
 
+
DisplayPort
+
 
+
HDMI
+
 
+
DVI
+
 
n/d
SDVO
n/d
 
+
CRT
n/d
 
+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
n/d
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
n/d

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.4
 
n/d

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
2.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
10
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Celeron 3965U 4.94
i3-2312M 4.95 +0.2%

Passmark

Celeron 3965U 2369
i3-2312M 2374 +0.2%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Celeron 3965U and Core i3-2312M are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Celeron 3965U

Cheaper ($107 vs $225)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 32 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 35 watts)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
AES-NI save
MemoryProtectionExtensionsVersion

Advantages of Intel Core i3-2312M

0.2% faster in synthetic tests
FMA4
IdentityProtectionTechVersion

So, Celeron 3965U or Core i3-2312M?

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