CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3217U vs 2310M

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and GeekBench (64-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Passmark (Single Core)

Power Consumption

How much power does the processor require?

TDP

Features

How does CPUBoss rank the features of each product?

Features and specifications that differ between products

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Power Consumption and Features

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 3217U

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 3217U

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Newer manufacturing process 22 nms vs 32 nms A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly lower typical power consumption 13.81W vs 28.44W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
Better performance per watt 20.85 pt/W vs 10.86 pt/W More than 90% better performance per watt
Higher Maximum Operating Temperature 105 °C vs 100 °C 5% higher Maximum Operating Temperature
Marginally newer Jun, 2012 vs Feb, 2011 Release date over 1 years later
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year vs 8.43 $/year 2.1x lower annual home energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i3 2310M

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Intel Core i3 2310M

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Higher clock speed 2.1 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
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
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better geekbench (64-bit) score 5,431 vs 3,313 Around 65% better geekbench (64-bit) score
Slightly better PassMark (Single core) score 999 vs 879 Around 15% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.12 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.1 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 3217U vs 2310M

GeekBench

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

Core i3 3217U Core i3 2310M @ community.futuremark.com

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 3217U  vs
2310M 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
BGA 1023
Is unlocked No No
Is hyperthreaded Yes Yes

features

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

gpu

GPU GPU GPU

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3L-1600
DDR3RS-1333
DDR3L-1333
DDR3RS-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s

details

Core i3 3217U  vs
2310M 
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 nms 32 nms
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 18 21
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.8 GHz 2.12 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.8 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.8 GHz 2.12 GHz

power consumption

TDP 17W 35W
Annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 20.85 pt/W 10.86 pt/W
Typical power consumption 13.81W 28.44W

bus

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