CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3230M vs 5757M


Benchmark performance using all cores

3DMark06 (CPU) and Passmark

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Passmark (Single Core)

Power Consumption

How much power does the processor require?



How does CPUBoss rank the features of each product?

Features and specifications that differ between products

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Performance, Single-core Performance, Power Consumption and Features

Intel Core i5 3230M 

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Intel Core i5 3230M

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 3230M

Reasons to consider the
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Is hyperthreaded Yes vs No Somewhat common; Maximizes usage of each CPU core
Newer manufacturing process 22 nms vs 32 nms A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,583 vs 1,071 Around 50% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better 3DMark06 CPU score 3,760 vs 2,986 More than 25% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Better PassMark score 3,989 vs 3,108 Around 30% better PassMark score
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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 0.5 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Higher turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 3.2 GHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Newer May, 2013 vs Jan, 2013 Release date 4 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3230M vs A10 5757M

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

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Passmark (Single Core)

A10 5757M

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Core i5 3230M  vs
A10 5757M 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No No
Is hyperthreaded Yes No


Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Radeon™ HD 8650G
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 600 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type


Core i5 3230M  vs
A10 5757M 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nms 32 nms
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 105°C

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 15.2 pt/W 12.03 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W
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