Intel Core i5-3210M Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-3210M was released in Q2/2012 and has 2 cores. The processor can process 4 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket BGA 1023. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the Intel Core i5-3210M achieved a result of 645 points (single-core) or 1,366 points (multi-core).
Intel Core i5-3210M

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i5-3210M
Family: Intel Core i5 (331)
CPU group: Intel Core i 3000M (29)
Architecture: Ivy Bridge H
Technology: 22 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i5-4210M

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-3210M has 2 cores. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-3210M is 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 3.10 GHz

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i5-3210M has an integrated graphics that the system can use to efficiently play back videos. The Intel Core i5-3210M has the Intel HD Graphics 4000 installed, which has 16 streaming multiprocessors (128 shaders).

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 4000
GPU frequency: 0.65 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.10 GHz
Compute units: 16
Shader: 128
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2011
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 7
Direct X: 11.0
Technology: 22 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors with integrated graphics can process video codecs faster. Support for modern codecs can significantly increase system efficiency during video playback.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i5-3210M supports a maximum of 32 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of 25.6 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1600
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i5-3210M has a TDP of 35 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 35 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The Intel Core i5-3210M is made in 22 nm and has 3.00 MB cache.

Technology: 22 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1023
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
Release date: Q2/2012
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-3210M have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i5-2450M Intel Core i5-2450M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
582
AMD FX-8350 AMD FX-8350
8C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
579
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
579
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
563
Intel Xeon X3470 Intel Xeon X3470
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
559
Intel Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
558
Intel Core i3-8130U Intel Core i3-8130U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
556

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core M-5Y71 Intel Core M-5Y71
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1489
Intel Celeron J4105 Intel Celeron J4105
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1477
AMD Athlon II X4 640 AMD Athlon II X4 640
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1471
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1431
AMD Athlon II X4 635 AMD Athlon II X4 635
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
1422
Intel Processor N200 Intel Processor N200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1415
Intel Core i7-7Y75 Intel Core i7-7Y75
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1403

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Xeon E7-4880 v2 Intel Xeon E7-4880 v2
15C 30T @ 3.10 GHz
648
MediaTek Kompanio 820 MediaTek Kompanio 820
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
647
MediaTek Dimensity 820 MediaTek Dimensity 820
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
646
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
645
Samsung Exynos 880 Samsung Exynos 880
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
645
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
644
Intel Core i7-3537U Intel Core i7-3537U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
644

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-4600U Intel Core i7-4600U
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1372
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
8C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
1369
Intel Core i5-670 Intel Core i5-670
2C 4T @ 3.46 GHz
1368
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1366
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1364
Intel Core i5-6300U Intel Core i5-6300U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1364
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
1363

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Pentium G3450T Intel Pentium G3450T
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
547
Intel Core i3-3250T Intel Core i3-3250T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
541
Intel Core i7-930 Intel Core i7-930
4C 8T @ 3.06 GHz
541
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
540
Intel Atom x6425E Intel Atom x6425E
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
539
Intel Core i7-3537U Intel Core i7-3537U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
539
Intel Core i3-2125 Intel Core i3-2125
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
534

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1113
Intel Core i3-4005U Intel Core i3-4005U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
1105
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
1105
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1102
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
1096
Samsung Exynos 9610 Samsung Exynos 9610
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
1095
Intel Core i3-2105 Intel Core i3-2105
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1093

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i7-3630QM Intel Core i7-3630QM
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
245
Intel Core i5-4590T Intel Core i5-4590T
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
243
Intel Core i5-4210M Intel Core i5-4210M
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
242
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
231
AMD A10-9700 AMD A10-9700
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
231
Intel Core m3-8100Y Intel Core m3-8100Y
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
231
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
231

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i5-L16G7 Intel Core i5-L16G7
5C 5T @ 1.80 GHz
577
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
575
AMD Athlon II X4 635 AMD Athlon II X4 635
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
563
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
562
AMD Athlon II X4 630 AMD Athlon II X4 630
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
544
AMD Ryzen 3 2200U AMD Ryzen 3 2200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
544
AMD A6-3650 AMD A6-3650
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
542

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core i3-3227U Intel Core i3-3227U
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.10 GHz
282
Intel Core i5-3230M Intel Core i5-3230M
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.10 GHz
282
Intel Core i5-3337U Intel Core i5-3337U
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.10 GHz
282
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.10 GHz
282
AMD A9-9420e AMD A9-9420e
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.72 GHz
276
AMD A6-9220C AMD A6-9220C
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.72 GHz
276
AMD A6-5357M AMD A6-5357M
AMD Radeon HD 8450G @ 0.72 GHz
276

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i7-2640M Intel Core i7-2640M
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2477
MediaTek Helio G80 MediaTek Helio G80
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
2476
Intel Core i5-670 Intel Core i5-670
2C 4T @ 3.46 GHz
2472
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
2468
Intel Xeon D-1602 Intel Xeon D-1602
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
2462
Intel Core i5-4360U Intel Core i5-4360U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
2461
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
2458

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
248
Intel Core2 Duo E7500 Intel Core2 Duo E7500
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
247
Intel Core i5-650 Intel Core i5-650
2C 4T @ 3.46 GHz
246
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
244
Intel Core i7-920 Intel Core i7-920
4C 8T @ 2.93 GHz
242
AMD FX-8350 AMD FX-8350
8C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
241
Intel Core i5-2450M Intel Core i5-2450M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
236

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Pentium G4400 Intel Pentium G4400
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
717
Intel Core i7-3537U Intel Core i7-3537U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
713
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
711
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
710
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
709
Intel Core i5-4300U Intel Core i5-4300U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
697
AMD A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
693

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core m3-7Y30 Intel Core m3-7Y30
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
107
Intel Core M-5Y51 Intel Core M-5Y51
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
107
Intel Core M-5Y70 Intel Core M-5Y70
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
107
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
106
Intel Core i5-3230M Intel Core i5-3230M
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
106
Intel Celeron G1840 Intel Celeron G1840
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
106
Intel Celeron G1830 Intel Celeron G1830
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
106

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD A10-6790K AMD A10-6790K
4C 4T @ 4.30 GHz
260
Intel Core i3-3240T Intel Core i3-3240T
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
260
Intel Core i5-4300U Intel Core i5-4300U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
260
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
258
Intel Celeron G5900 Intel Celeron G5900
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
258
Intel Core i5-3230M Intel Core i5-3230M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
258
Intel Core i5-4310U Intel Core i5-4310U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
258

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