Intel Core i5-3437U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-3437U has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the Intel Core i5 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1023 socket and was released in Q1/2013. The Intel Core i5-3437U scores 610 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 1,305 points.
Intel Core i5-3437U

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i5-3437U
Family: Intel Core i5 (334)
CPU group: Intel Core i 3000U (12)
Architecture: Ivy Bridge U
Technology: 22 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-3437U has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-3437U is 1.90 GHz (2.90 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i5-3437U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i5-3437U uses the Intel HD Graphics 4000, which has 128 texture shaders and 16 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 4000
GPU frequency: 0.65 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.20 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

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

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 processor can use up to 32 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 25.6 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1600
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 17 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 17 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 105 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-3437U is made in 22 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 3.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

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: Q1/2013
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-3437U 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.


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.
AMD EPYC 7551P AMD EPYC 7551P
32C 64T @ 3.00 GHz
611
Intel Pentium G860 Intel Pentium G860
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
611
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 Qualcomm Snapdragon 765
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
611
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
610
Intel Xeon D-1537 Intel Xeon D-1537
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
610
Intel Atom C5315 Intel Atom C5315
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
607
Intel Core i7-975 Intel Core i7-975
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
607

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 i5-660 Intel Core i5-660
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
1308
Intel Core i5-661 Intel Core i5-661
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
1308
Intel Celeron G1850 Intel Celeron G1850
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
1307
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
1305
Intel Core i5-2515E Intel Core i5-2515E
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1305
Intel Core i5-2510E Intel Core i5-2510E
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1305
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1304

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 Core i3-4020Y Intel Core i3-4020Y
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
487
Qualcomm Snapdragon 685 4G Qualcomm Snapdragon 685 4G
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
487
Intel Core i3-4012Y Intel Core i3-4012Y
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
485
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
484
Intel Pentium G3220T Intel Pentium G3220T
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
484
Intel Core i7-870 Intel Core i7-870
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
481
Intel Pentium Gold 4417U Intel Pentium Gold 4417U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
480

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 i3-4005U 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
Intel Core i7-3689Y Intel Core i7-3689Y
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
1092

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 i7-3687U Intel Core i7-3687U
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.20 GHz
307
Intel Core M-5Y10a Intel Core M-5Y10a
Intel HD Graphics 5300 @ 0.80 GHz
307
Intel Core M-5Y10c Intel Core M-5Y10c
Intel HD Graphics 5300 @ 0.80 GHz
307
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.20 GHz
307
AMD A9-9410 AMD A9-9410
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.80 GHz
307
AMD A6-6420K AMD A6-6420K
AMD Radeon HD 8470D @ 0.80 GHz
307
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
AMD Radeon HD 8470D @ 0.80 GHz
307

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 i7-3537U Intel Core i7-3537U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
2307
Intel Core m5-6Y54 Intel Core m5-6Y54
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
2305
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
2302
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
2294
Intel Celeron N4505 Intel Celeron N4505
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
2294
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
2291
Intel Celeron G4900T Intel Celeron G4900T
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
2290

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 Celeron G1820 Intel Celeron G1820
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
102
Intel Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
101
AMD A12-9800 AMD A12-9800
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
100
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
99
Intel Core i5-760 Intel Core i5-760
4C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
99
Intel Core i3-3240T Intel Core i3-3240T
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
99
Intel Celeron G1630 Intel Celeron G1630
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
99

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.
Intel Core m5-6Y57 Intel Core m5-6Y57
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
227
AMD A10-9620P AMD A10-9620P
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
226
Intel Core i5-3337U Intel Core i5-3337U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
224
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
223
AMD Athlon II X4 610e AMD Athlon II X4 610e
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
223
AMD A12-9700P AMD A12-9700P
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
223
Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
221

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