CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3110M vs 2370M among laptop CPUs (over 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

6.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i3 3110M 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i3 3110M  based on its single-core performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 3110M

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 3110M

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Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Supports more RAM 32,768 MB vs 16,384 MB Supports 2x more RAM
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 105 °C vs 100 °C 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 3,856 vs 3,503 More than 10% better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Slightly better geekbench 3 single core score 1,851 vs 1,696 Around 10% better geekbench 3 single core score
Better performance per dollar 0.66 pt/$ vs 0.14 pt/$ More than 4.5x better performance per dollar
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Jan, 2012 Release date 5 months later
Front view of Intel Core i3 2370M

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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
Better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 15% better turbo clock speed
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 3110M vs 2370M

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 3110M
125,500 MB/s
Core i3 2370M
117,900 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 3110M  vs
2370M 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
rPGA 988B
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 4.68 pt/W 4.53 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

bus

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

details

Core i3 3110M  vs
2370M 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 24 24
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.43 GHz 2.44 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,197.2 1,174.9
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.43 GHz 2.44 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 HD Graphics 3000
Number of displays supported 3 2
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3L-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 16,384 MB
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