Average Bench: 49.4% (774th of 1316)

Based on 3,798 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3427U CPU @ 1.80GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 49.4% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-3427U averaged 50.6% 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 72.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 59.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-3427U is 21.2%. 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 156Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,798 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.6 Memory 72.7 86.1
28 1-Core 59.6 75.5
53.1 2-Core 103 132
50.3% 78.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
86.2 4-Core 153 185
94.6 8-Core 156 186
21% 154 Pts
Min Avg Max
100 64-Core 157 185
10.5% 157 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 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 61
2-Core 108
55% 83.9 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 178
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.4
1-Core 72.8
2-Core 129
58% 93.2 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 182
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.1
1-Core 61.7
2-Core 124
53% 86.1 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 183
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.9
1-Core 70.2
2-Core 98.3
51% 79.5 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 183
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.1
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 124
54% 87.9 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 177
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.8
1-Core 76.9
2-Core 135
55% 91.6 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 187
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.8
1-Core 34.1
2-Core 71.3
41% 59.7 Pts
4-Core 108
8-Core 134
16% 121 Pts
64-Core 154
10% 154 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.3
1-Core 74.3
2-Core 109
50% 81.3 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 174
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 52.5
4% 52.5 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.3
1-Core 43.8
2-Core 41.5
38% 51.5 Pts
4-Core 86.4
8-Core 66.8
11% 76.6 Pts
64-Core 53.5
4% 53.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,606,836 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-3427U Builds (Compare 1,681 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook Folio 9470m

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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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12 months ago.

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


Terrible

7 months ago.

It is simply too slow and bad.


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