Average Bench: 32.9% (665th of 1206)

Based on 2,256 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3437U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 19%Average: 32.9% Great: 41%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-3437U averaged 67.0% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 60.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 104Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3437U is 22.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-3437U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 160Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,256 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.8 1-Core 60.3 77.9
54.1 2-Core 104 137
39.6% 82 Pts
Min Avg Max
84.7 4-Core 156 192
102 8-Core 159 192
21.5% 158 Pts
Min Avg Max
105 64-Core 160 192
10.8% 160 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket BGA1023, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.9
2-Core 131
51% 104 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 190
26% 191 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.9
2-Core 127
50% 102 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 188
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 66.8
2-Core 112
43% 89.5 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 190
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.9
2-Core 98
37% 77.4 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 167
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 68.6
36% 68.6 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 146
17% 127 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.8
2-Core 74.3
30% 60.6 Pts
4-Core 111
8-Core 114
15% 113 Pts
64-Core 104
7% 104 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 32.3
2-Core 99.7
29% 66 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 134
18% 132 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,939,265 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3437U Builds (Compare 2,937 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook Folio 9470m

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 4% - Terrible Total price: $220

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-3437U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.90 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'13
Processor Numberi5-3437U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$225.00
Clock Speed1.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP17 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 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 TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size31.0 x 24.0mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1023

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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