Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Intel Core i5-2430M - Mobile Processor

Intel Core i5-2430M is mobile processor from Intel, it's one of Intel Sandy Bridge processor series that comes for mobile product. Intel Core i5-2430M comes with 2.4 GHz of default clock speed and up to 3GHz with Turbo technology, it's also has 2 cores and 4 threads, see it? it's nor native quad-core processor, it's just dual-core processor. As you know, the Sandy Bridge processor comes with on-board GPU, and the Intel Core i5-2430M has powered by Intel HD Graphics 3000 which it has 650 MHz of graphics base frequency. Intel i5-2430M is low fuel-consumption dual-core processor, it's only need 35 W of TDP. You can meet this processor on Asus K53SV, Asus K53SC notebook or on Dell XPS notebook series.

i5-2430M : Processor Specification
Code name : Intel i5-2430M (Sandy Bridge)
Cores / Threads : 2 / 4
Clock Speed : 2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency : 3 GHz
Memory Cache : 3 MB
Instruction Set : 64-bit
Lithography : 32 nm
Max TDP : 35 W
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) : 16 GB
Memory Types : DDR3-1066/1333
Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency : 650 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency : 1.2 GHz
Graphics Output : eDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT

Features : Intel Quick Sync Video, Intel InTru 3D Tech, HD Video,
Intel® Quick Sync Video, Turbo Boost Technology, Hyper-Threading Technology, and many more.

Benchmark result : 3501 of Average CPU Mark
(Via : cpubenchmark.net)

Well, Intel Core i5-2430M processor is middle class of mobile processor, it's dual-cores with 4 threads, it's better than i3 mobile series and you can use it for your daily computing or even for gaming, of course you can find Intel Core i5-2430M notebook with Nvidia or AMD Radeon mobile graphics card for better gaming experience. Enjoy.

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