Intel Core i5-3437U: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i5-3437U

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i5-3437U sales 1 January 2013. 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 2900 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 3.04 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i5-3437U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i5
 
Architecture codename
Ivy Bridge
 
Release date
1 January 2013
 

Technical specs

Core i5-3437U's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-3437U's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Base frequency
1.9 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
2.9 GHz
 
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
L3 cache
3 MB (shared)
 
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 i5-3437U 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 i5-3437U. 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 i5-3437U 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 i5-3437U are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-3437U.
Supported memory types
DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
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 i5-3437U.
Integrated graphics
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1.2 GHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-3437U's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
SDVO
+
 
CRT
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i5-3437U'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 i5-3437U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

3.04

3DMark06 CPU

3398

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3972

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

8269

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.19

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

2.7

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

101

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

224

WinRAR 4.0

3362

x264 encoding pass 1

80

x264 encoding pass 2

15

TrueCrypt AES

1

Geekbench 2

5295

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

2395

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

4965

Passmark

2469

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i5-3437U is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i5-3437U performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-3437U from AMD is A6 Pro-7050B, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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