Average Bench: 49.8% (759th of 1316)

Based on 3,267 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3437U CPU @ 1.90GHz

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-3437U averaged 50.2% 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 72.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 60.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3437U is 23%. 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 162Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 160Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,267 samples)
Min Avg Max
51 Memory 72.8 88.5
28 1-Core 60.5 77.8
58.6 2-Core 105 138
50.8% 79.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
87.5 4-Core 156 192
99.1 8-Core 160 193
21.5% 158 Pts
Min Avg Max
102 64-Core 162 192
10.9% 162 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 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 106
54% 83.7 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 183
26% 186 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.5
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 137
59% 96.1 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 193
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 119
57% 90.5 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 178
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
Socket BGA1023, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.5
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 127
58% 92.4 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 188
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.9
1-Core 78.7
2-Core 132
57% 92.9 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 192
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.4
1-Core 49.4
2-Core 96
44% 69.9 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 172
25% 178 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
Onboard, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.7
1-Core 55.9
2-Core 87
47% 70.9 Pts
4-Core 129
8-Core 151
19% 140 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.9
1-Core 43.7
2-Core 83.3
38% 60 Pts
4-Core 123
8-Core 128
17% 125 Pts
64-Core 128
9% 128 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,607,605 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3437U Builds (Compare 1,681 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook Folio 9470m

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 4% - Terrible Total price: $209

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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

 Comments

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2 months ago.

Uses less heat than the same generation i7 with very similar performance


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