August 12, 2012

Intel Core i5-3320M Ivy Bridge Processor, 3.3GHz, Intel HD Graphics 4000

This year Intel has released new processors using 22 nanometer technology and Ivy Bridge architecture. One of those processors is Core i5-3320M for laptop PC. The Intel Core i5-3320M is a dual-core microchip consisting of Central Processing Unit (CPU), Dual-channel DDR3 memory controller, Direct Media Interface, PCI Express 3.0 interface, and HD Graphics 4000 controller.

The Intel Core i5-3320M dual-core processor supports Hyper-Threading technology to be able to enhance the processing power of the processor up to 30%. This processor also features 3MB level 3 cache and runs at the base clock speed of 2.6 GHz. It also supports Turbo Boost technology which has the ability of overclocking automatically the processor’s clock speed when the thermal and electrical aspects are met. Due to Turbo Boost this processor speed up automatically up to 3.1 GHz when both core s are active; and 3.3 GHz when only one of the cores is active.

Other features of this Third Generation processor, Intel Core i5-3320M, includes MMX instruction set, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, Supplemental SSE3, AES instructions, Advanced Vector Extensions, Turbo Boost technology 2.0, Virtualization technology (VT-x / VT-d) and Trusted Execution technology.

With regards to performance, this Intel Core i5-3320M dual-core Ivy Bridge processor has a PassMark Rating of about 3918. This is slower compared to AMD A10-4600M with a rating of 5129, Intel Core i7 2640M with a rating of 4209, Intel Core i7-3720QM which has a rating of 9078 and AMD A8-4500M with a rating of 4174, but faster compared to AMD A6-3400M which has a rating of 3539 and AMD A8-3500M with a rating of 3166.

Furthermore, this  Intel Core i5-3320M dual-core processor has a thermal design power of 35 Watts which makes it suitable for laptop PCs with sizes ranging from 14 inch and above.

31 comments:

Gayle Sabiano said...

I'm not a techie gal so I'll leave this details to hubby for his perusal, hahaha! Thanks for sharing :)

verabear said...

For bloggers like us who love to multi task and have several windows open at any given time, what's the best specs you recommend for a laptop?

Mylene said...

Guess what, I'm a software developer but I am not that knowledgeable about hardware. So I admire people who are very specific with computer specs.

reese said...

hmmm...looks like this Core i5 is extremely a fast dual core-processor
nice

Nanay Blogs said...

I'm not a technical person but reading the specifications, it seems this Core Intel can handle high resolution video graphic editing.

Itin Bique Calvo said...

As with the rest of the comments, I can't seem to absorb the amount of geekiness on this page. LOL. However, I know that Intel is the frontrunner of processors.

Mommy Maye said...

Is this the latest processor?

Prettymom said...

I guess I need to have this kind of processor since I usually multi-task :)

Louise Antonette | Mommy Practicality said...

This is a good processor for a multi-tasking ME! Thanks for sharing! :)

Jhari said...

Good information. Thanks for sharing.

Visiting from CE Aug21.

ielenna said...

a very nice information.

Jellybelly said...

Stopping by for the latest update on laptops.

crazyme said...

Thanks for sharing but hubby just bought me a lenovo ideapad though so I won't be considering getting a new one for a year or so.

Khimbyrlee Eerlrybmihk said...

Very informative. Thanks for sharing.

R C said...

Intel and AMD what's the difference and which one is better?

aby ♥ said...

this is helpful for the people who's buying a new computer. thanks for sharing! :)

Lalah said...

Thanks for sharing

January said...

another helpful informations

Postcard Trail said...

thanks for the information!

Ron Leyba said...

Anything that is i5 powered for me is a good unit. Great specs again.

Ms. Journ said...

it is always good to read such very informative post like yours here. Keep it up!

Rochelle O. said...

This blog never fail to be very informative when it comes to tech. :)

sikat101 said...

I know there is an i7. Would you know the difference?

GeriLen Elinessete said...

nice post thanks for sharing!

Marielle Faye Garcia said...

Again, I am just mum.. Haha! i don't know what to say when it comes to too much techy stuff. LoL.

Allan said...

Is this the newest processor released in the market?

Farida said...

I'm sure the techie will appreciate this post so much! :)

Lady Spring said...

Keep up the good work. I hope you get the right audience for your posts. :)

Paula said...

Maybe my husband's blog has this processor. :)

krizza said...

I'm not a techy person, too but thanks for the updates here. It's informative.

ciketug said...

I like the Processor because it is light and it is full of features and the processing power is great too.

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