ProductCore i5-3230MCore i5-3320M
BrandIntel Intel
Street Price (Approx)~ $225
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# CPU Cores22
Frequency (GHz)2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Cache (MB)33
TDP (Watts)35 W35 W
Product SegmentMobileMobile
Announced On2013-01-012012-03-01
TechnicalsCore i5-3230MCore i5-3320M
Dimensions (2D)31x31 mm37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free?11
# CPU Cores22
Frequency (GHz)2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz)3.2 GHz3.3 GHz
Cache (MB)33
Instructions Width (bits)6464
Instructions ExtensionsAVXAVX
Lithography Process (nm)22 nm22 nm
TDP (Watts)35 W35 W
Max RAM32 GB32 GB
RAM TypesDDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
# Memory Channels22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec)25.6GB/s25.6GB/s
Max CPU Temp.105105
Max CPU / Package11
PCI-E Version33
PCI-E Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x41x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
PCI-E Max Lanes #11
Compatible SocketsFCBGA1023FCBGA1023, FCPGA988
Intel Turbo Boost Version22
Intel V-ProNoYes
Intel Hyper-ThreadYesYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX)YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD)NoYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT)YesYes
Intel 64YesYes
Intel MyWiFiYesYes
Idle StatesYesYes
Thermal MonitoringTech.YesYes
Flex MemoryYesYes
Intel ID ProtectYesYes
Intel AES New InstructionsYesYes
Intel Secure KeyYesYes
Trusted ExecutionNoYes
Execution DisableYesYes


Intel Core i5-3230M vs. Intel Core i5-3320M Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better