Intel Core i5-3427U: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i5-3427U

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i5-3427U sales 1 May 2012 at a recommended price of $225. This is Ivy Bridge 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 2800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1023 processor with a TDP of 17 Watt. It supports DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.18 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i5-3427U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
2.27
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i5
 
Architecture codename
Ivy Bridge
 
Release date
1 May 2012
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$225
 
Price now
$420
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core i5-3427U's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-3427U's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2.8 GHz
 
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512 KB
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
3072 KB
 
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
Die size
118 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
105 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-3427U 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
 
Socket
FCBGA1023
 
Power consumption (TDP)
17 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-3427U. 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 i5-3427U 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 i5-3427U are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-3427U.
Supported memory types
DDR3 / L / -RS 1333 / 1600
 
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i5-3427U.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4000 (350 - 1150 MHz)
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1.15 GHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-3427U's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
SDVO
+
 
CRT
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i5-3427U's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-3427U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

3.18

3DMark06 CPU

3180

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3723

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

7900

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.13

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

2.5

WinRAR 4.0

2303

x264 encoding pass 1

81

x264 encoding pass 2

15

TrueCrypt AES

1.3

Geekbench 2

5744

Passmark

2495

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i5-3427U is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i5-3427U performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-3427U from AMD is Phenom II X4 N950, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

User rating

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