Average Bench: 31.4% (516th of 959)

Based on 5,490 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 00000000000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz

The Intel i5-3317U is a dual core, four thread, 3rd generation Ivy Bridge netbook and laptop processor. It launched in Q2 2012, and has since been succeeded by the i5-4200U which is a 4th generation Haswell (2013) processor. Comparing the 4200U and 3317U shows that, for 20% more money, the i5-4200U has a 10% faster effective speed and a 12% lower TDP. This is due to the newer and improved Haswell architecture. The TDP of 17 Watts should yield over 5 hours of battery life for average use. Like most mobile processors, the effective speed of 51.1 is poor, however, it's okay for handling the majority of day to day processing activities. The i5-3317U also has onboard HD Graphics 4000 which is sufficient for typical desktop use. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 12%Average: 31.4% Great: 38%
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-3317U averaged 68.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 57.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 56.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3317U is 26.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-3317U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 145Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 148Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,490 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.4 SC Int 55.4 69.7
19.8 SC Float 57.1 71.1
19.1 SC Mixed 56.1 70.4
45% 56.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
48.9 QC Int 138 167
53 QC Float 140 168
53.5 QC Mixed 142 171
31.7% 140 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.4 MC Int 144 168
53.5 MC Float 145 169
54.7 MC Mixed 148 172
21.9% 146 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.9
SC Float 69.1
SC Mixed 68.6
55% 68.5 Pts
QC Int 160
QC Float 163
QC Mixed 165
37% 163 Pts
MC Int 158
MC Float 160
MC Mixed 166
24% 161 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 60.2
SC Float 61.4
SC Mixed 61.5
49% 61 Pts
QC Int 147
QC Float 136
QC Mixed 144
32% 143 Pts
MC Int 145
MC Float 148
MC Mixed 148
22% 147 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 55.2
SC Float 56.3
SC Mixed 51.3
43% 54.3 Pts
QC Int 133
QC Float 135
QC Mixed 128
30% 132 Pts
MC Int 154
MC Float 151
MC Mixed 154
23% 153 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz
SC Int 29.3
SC Float 37.1
SC Mixed 40.7
28% 35.7 Pts
QC Int 110
QC Float 113
QC Mixed 116
26% 113 Pts
MC Int 100
MC Float 107
MC Mixed 103
16% 104 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 19.9
SC Float 20
SC Mixed 20
16% 20 Pts
QC Int 41.6
QC Float 43.3
QC Mixed 25.5
8% 36.8 Pts
MC Int 43.1
MC Float 44
MC Mixed 44
7% 43.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,789,429 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3317U Builds (Compare 171 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $225

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-3317U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.60 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi5-3317U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$225.00
Clock Speed1.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP17 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes1

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size31.0mm x 24.0mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1023

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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