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Front view of Intel Celeron 3215U

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Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Newer Apr, 2015 vs Jan, 2013 Release date over 2 years later
Slightly better performance per watt 5.62 pt/W vs 5.02 pt/W More than 10% better performance per watt
Front view of Intel Celeron 1037U

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More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly better turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 850 MHz Around 20% better turbo clock speed
Significantly better performance per dollar 1.14 pt/$ vs 0.79 pt/$ Around 45% better performance per dollar
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Higher GPU clock speed 350 MHz vs 300 MHz More than 15% higher GPU clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Celeron 3215U vs 1037U

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Celeron 3215U  vs
Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 15W 17W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 4.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year 14.89 $/year
Performance per watt 5.62 pt/W 5.02 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 13.81W


Architecture DMI 2.0 DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s


Celeron 3215U  vs
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1


Overclocked clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.7 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.7 GHz 1.8 GHz

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 300 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 850 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 32,768 MB
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