Intel Core i3-2105 vs Core i5-750
Comparing Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
64 KB (per core)
256 KB (per core)
3 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
VID voltage range
Information on Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Flex Memory Access
Demand Based Switching
Fast Memory Access
Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750.
Clear Video HD
Graphics max frequency
Available interfaces and connections of Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
i5-750 2.94 +11.4%
i5-750 2352 +11.5%
Let's see how good Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of Intel Core i3-2105
Much newer (22 May 2011 vs 23 September 2009)
Cheaper ($145 vs $150)
Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 45 nm)
Less power hungry (65 vs 95 watts)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Advantages of Intel Core i5-750
11.4% faster in synthetic tests
So, Core i3-2105 or Core i5-750?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Core i5-750.
Should you still have questions on choice between Core i3-2105 and Core i5-750, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.