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Front view of Intel Core i5 5257U

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 5257U vs i3 5157U

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 5257U  vs
i3 5157U 
Clock speed 2.7 GHz 2.5 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
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
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 28W 28W
Annual home energy cost 6.75 $/year 6.75 $/year
Performance per watt 37.62 pt/W 5.46 pt/W
Typical power consumption 22.75W 22.75W

bus

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

details

Core i5 5257U  vs
i3 5157U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.1 GHz 2.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.7 GHz 2.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.1 GHz 2.5 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® Iris™ Graphics 6100 Intel® Iris™ Graphics 6100
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 300 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 16,384 MB
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