Intel Core i3-2120 vs Intel Core i5-450M

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Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1155 Intel Socket G1
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 32 nm 32 nm
Transistors 504 million 382 million
Die size 131 mm² 81 mm²
Package FC-LGA10 rPGA


Frequency 3.3 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock up to 2.666 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 133 MHz
Multiplier 33.0x 18.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 65 W 35 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Mobile
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Feb 20th, 2011 Sep 26th, 2010
Codename Sandy Bridge Arrandale
Generation Core i3 Core i5
Part SR05Y unknown
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel DDR3
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only) Gen 2


Total Cores 2 2
Total Threads 4 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD 2000


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 3MB (shared) 3MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

EIST Yes Yes
HTT Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
Smart Cache Yes
TXT Yes Yes
Turbo Boost Yes
VT-d Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes
XD-Bit Yes


Notes 177M GPU Transistors


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