Intel Core i5-2537M: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i5-2537M

Summary

Intel started Core i5-2537M sales 3 January 2011 at a recommended price of $250. This is Sandy Bridge architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.30 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCBGA1023 processor with a TDP of 17 Watt. It supports DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 6.48 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Core i5-2537M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i5
 
Achitecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Release date
3 January 2011
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$250
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core i5-2537M's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-2537M's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2.3 GHz
 
of 5
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 768
L2 cache
512 KB
 
of 16384
L3 cache
3072 KB
 
of 65536
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
of 7
Die size
149 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
624 Million
 
of 19200
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-2537M 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
FCBGA1023
 
Power consumption (TDP)
17 Watt
 
of 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-2537M. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® AVX
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
+
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Demand Based Switching
-
 
FDI
+
 
Fast Memory Access
+
 

Security technologies

Core i5-2537M technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
Anti-Theft
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-2537M are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-2537M.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
Maximum memory size
8.01 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
21.3 GB / s
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i5-2537M.
Graphics max frequency
900 MHz
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-2537M's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
2
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
SDVO
+
 
CRT
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i5-2537M's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-2537M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

6.48

3DMark06 CPU

2400

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

2814

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

5903

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.9

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

1.7

Passmark

2081

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i5-2537M is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i5-2537M performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-2537M from AMD is A6-9220C, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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