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Front view of Intel Core i5 3230M

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 3230M

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Much better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 424 MHz More than 2.5x better turbo clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.6 GHz Around 25% higher turbo clock speed
Higher clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 327 MHz Around 2x higher GPU clock speed
Much better performance per watt 12.42 pt/W vs 4.7 pt/W Around 2.8x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,583 vs 851 More than 85% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 3,989 vs 1,576 More than 2.5x better PassMark score
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Higher Maximum operating temperature 105 °C vs 100 °C 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Newer Jan, 2013 vs May, 2012 Release date 8 months later
Front view of AMD R R-260H

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AMD R R-260H

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 0.5 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Lower typical power consumption 13.81W vs 28.44W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
Lower annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year vs 8.43 $/year 2.1x lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 14.89 $/year vs 30.66 $/year 2.1x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3230M vs R R-260H

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

R R-260H
1,576

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3230M  vs
R R-260H 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 2.6 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s

details

Core i5 3230M  vs
R R-260H 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 26 10
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 100°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 AMD Radeon HD 7500G
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 327 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 424 MHz

power consumption

TDP 35W 17W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 4.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 14.89 $/year
Performance per watt 12.42 pt/W 4.7 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 13.81W
Intel Core i5 3230M
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