Average Bench: 51.5% (680th of 1244)

Based on 2,653 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3427U CPU @ 1.80GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 51.5% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-3427U averaged 48.5% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 76.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 61Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3427U is just 19.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-3427U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 157Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 157Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,653 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.9 Memory 76.9 88.4
31.1 1-Core 61 75.7
54.8 2-Core 104 133
52.2% 80.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
77.2 4-Core 154 185
93.2 8-Core 157 186
21.1% 155 Pts
Min Avg Max
91.6 64-Core 157 185
10.6% 157 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 125
60% 94.9 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 185
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.7
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 115
56% 87.2 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 178
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.3
1-Core 73.3
2-Core 118
57% 89.6 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 169
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
Memory 70.9
1-Core 47.5
2-Core 74.1
44% 64.2 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 129
17% 127 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.7
1-Core 46
2-Core 89.1
42% 65.6 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 177
22% 166 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,082,119 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3427U Builds (Compare 3,327 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook Folio 9470m

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

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-3427U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.80 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi5-3427U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$225.00
Clock Speed1.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.8 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 Frequency1.15 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 Size31mm x 24mm
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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4 months ago.

From the day when Intel was all there was. It adequately powers a general use laptop.


Poor

20 months ago.

It is simply too slow and bad.


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