Intel Core i3-4012Y: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i3-4012Y

Summary

Intel started Core i3-4012Y sales 1 September 2013. This is Haswell architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 1.50 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCBGA1168 processor with a TDP of 11.5 Watt. It supports DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, LPDDR3-1333, LPDDR3-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 7.41 percent of a leader's which is Intel Core i9-9980XE.

General info

Of Core i3-4012Y processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i3
 
Achitecture codename
Haswell
 
Release date
1 September 2013
 

Technical specs

Core i3-4012Y's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i3-4012Y's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
1.5 GHz
 
of 5
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 768
L2 cache
512 KB
 
of 16384
L3 cache
3 MB
 
of 65536
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
of 7
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 105
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i3-4012Y 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
 
of 8
Socket
FCBGA1168
 
Power consumption (TDP)
11.5 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i3-4012Y. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
SSE4.1 / 4.2, AVX 2.0
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Smart Response
+
 
GPIO
+
 
Smart Connect
+
 
FDI
-
 
AMT
9.5
 
Matrix Storage
-
 
HD Audio
+
 
RST
+
 

Security technologies

Core i3-4012Y technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
Anti-Theft
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i3-4012Y are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-4012Y.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, LPDDR3-1333, LPDDR3-1600
 
Maximum memory size
16 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i3-4012Y.
Integrated graphics
 
Graphics max frequency
850 MHz
 
Max video memory
2 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i3-4012Y's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
Wireless Display (WiDi) support
+
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i3-4012Y's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
2560x1600@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
2561x1600@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
N / A
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i3-4012Y's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2 / 12
 
OpenGL
4.3
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i3-4012Y's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
PCI support
-
 
USB revision
3.0
 
Total number of SATA ports
4
 
Max number of SATA 6 Gb/s Ports
4
 
Integrated IDE
-
 
Number of USB ports
4
 
Integrated LAN
-
 
UART
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i3-4012Y. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

7.41

3DMark06 CPU

1375

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

2173

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

4967

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.67

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

1.4

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

60

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

150

WinRAR 4.0

1400

x264 encoding pass 1

36

x264 encoding pass 2

6

TrueCrypt AES

0.9

Geekbench 2

3315

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

1560

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

3227

Passmark

2158

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i3-4012Y is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i3-4012Y performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i3-4012Y from AMD is Turion II M500, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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