Intel Mobile Pentium 4 532 vs Core i3-350M

Intel Mobile Pentium 4 532
Intel Core i3-350M

General info

Comparing Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
12.83
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Mobile Pentium 4
 
Intel Core i3
Achitecture codename
Prescott
 
Arrandale
Release date
n/d
 
on January 2010
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$130
Price now
n/d
 
$44

Technical specs

Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
1
 
2
Number of threads
1
 
4
Maximum frequency
3.06 GHz
 
2.26 GHz
Bus support
533 MHz
 
2500 MHz
L1 cache
n/d
 
128 KB
L2 cache
n/d
 
512 KB
L3 cache
n/d
 
3072 KB
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
32 nm
Die size
n/d
 
81+114 mm2
Maximum core temperature
n/d
 
90 °C for rPGA, 105 °C for BGA
Transistor count
n/d
 
382+177 Million
64 bit support
-
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
n/d
 
1
Socket
n/d
 
BGA1288, PGA988
Power consumption (TDP)
88 Watt
 
35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
n/d
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
FMA
-
 
+
vPro
n/d
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
n/d
 
+
Turbo Boost
n/d
 
-
Hyper-Threading
n/d
 
+
Idle States
n/d
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+
Flex Memory Access
n/d
 
+
PAE
n/d
 
36 Bit
FDI
n/d
 
+
Fast Memory Access
n/d
 
+

Security technologies

Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
n/d
 
-
EDB
n/d
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M are enumerated here.
VT-d
n/d
 
-
VT-x
n/d
 
+
EPT
n/d
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M.
Supported memory types
n/d
 
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066
Maximum memory size
n/d
 
8 GB
Max memory channels
n/d
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
n/d
 
17.1 GB / s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M.
Integrated graphics
n/d
 
HD Graphics (Ironlake)
Clear Video
n/d
 
+
Clear Video HD
n/d
 
+
Graphics max frequency
n/d
 
667 MHz

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
n/d
 
2

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M.
PCIe revision
n/d
 
2.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
n/d
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Mobile Pentium 4 532 3.97 +0.8%
i3-350M 3.94

3DMark06 CPU

Mobile Pentium 4 532 891
i3-350M 2366 +165.5%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Mobile Pentium 4 532 and Core i3-350M are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Mobile Pentium 4 532

0.8% faster in synthetic tests

Advantages of Intel Core i3-350M

Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 90 nm)
Less power hungry (35 vs 88 watts)
Enhanced SpeedStep (saves energy by managing CPU frequency and voltage in realtime. Supercedes SpeedStep)
MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)
SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
FMA4
Thermal Monitoring Technologies

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