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 2.90 GHz 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 7.66 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

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
 
Achitecture 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
 
Maximum frequency
2.9 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
512 KB
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
3072 KB
 
of 262144 (EPYC 7702)
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
 

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
 
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
Intel HD Graphics 4000 (650 - 1200 MHz)
 
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

7.66

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

1.3

Geekbench 2

5295

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

2395

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

4965

Passmark

3626

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 A4-3300M, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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