Average Bench: 50.3% (721st of 1276)

Based on 22,443 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]

Poor: 35%Average: 50.3% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-3317U averaged 49.7% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 75.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 56.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3317U is 24.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-3317U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 149Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 149Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,443 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.3 Memory 75.9 89.7
20.9 1-Core 56.7 70.1
36.7 2-Core 96.8 122
50% 76.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
57.2 4-Core 145 171
70.1 8-Core 149 171
20% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
69.1 64-Core 149 171
10% 149 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 69.9
2-Core 122
60% 93.4 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 171
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz
Memory 80.3
1-Core 65.8
2-Core 110
55% 85.5 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 172
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 69.1
2-Core 121
57% 89.7 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 170
23% 169 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.6
1-Core 60
2-Core 93.7
51% 77.1 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 142
19% 139 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.6
1-Core 45.2
2-Core 79.7
39% 60.5 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 117
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 119
8% 119 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,784,476 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3317U Builds (Compare 2,381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3521

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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

 Comments

3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processor...

Added 6 years ago.

Poor

11 months ago.

I have this core, it's fast for business


Terrible

6 years ago.


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