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Front view of Intel Core i7 3517UE

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 3517UE

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Much better turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 424 MHz More than 2.2x better turbo clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 15% higher turbo clock speed
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 8x more l3 cache per core
More l3 cache 4 MB vs 0.5 MB 8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Better performance per watt 5.39 pt/W vs 3.03 pt/W Around 80% better performance per watt
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Higher Maximum operating temperature 105 °C vs 100 °C 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Front view of AMD A4 4355M

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AMD A4 4355M

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Higher clock speed 1.9 GHz vs 1.7 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Better geekbench 3 AES single core score 1,460 MB/s vs 1,110 MB/s More than 30% better geekbench 3 AES single core score
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.9 GHz vs 1.7 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Sep, 2012 vs Jun, 2012 Release date 3 months later
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.9 GHz vs 1.7 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 3517UE vs A4 4355M

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 4355M
1,672

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 4355M
1,115

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 3517UE
1,110 MB/s
A4 4355M
1,460 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A4 4355M
1,161

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 3517UE  vs
A4 4355M 
Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 17W 17W
Annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year 4.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 14.89 $/year 14.89 $/year
Performance per watt 5.39 pt/W 3.03 pt/W
Typical power consumption 13.81W 13.81W

details

Core i7 3517UE  vs
A4 4355M 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB 0.5 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 17 19
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.7 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.7 GHz 1.9 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Radeon™ HD 7400G
Latest DirectX 10.x 11.0
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 327 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 424 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Intel Core i7 3517UE
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