Intel Core i3-550 vs Intel Core i5-430M

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Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1156 Intel Socket G1
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 32 nm 32 nm
Transistors 382 million 382 million
Die size 81 mm² 81 mm²
Package FC-LGA10 rPGA


Frequency 3.2 GHz 2.267 GHz
Turbo clock up to 2.534 GHz
Base clock 133 MHz 133 MHz
Multiplier 24.0x 17.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
Voltage 1.4 V
TDP 73 W 35 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Mobile
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date May 30th, 2010 Jan 7th, 2010
Codename Clarkdale Arrandale
Generation Core i3 Core i5
Part SLBUD unknown
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel DDR3
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 2, 16 Lanes(CPU only) Gen 2


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


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 4MB (shared) 3MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

HTT Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4 Yes
SSE4.1 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
Smart Cache 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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