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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Lithography
Recommended Customer Price
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorLegacy Intel® Core™ Processors Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorLegacy Intel® Core™ Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorMobile Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorMobile
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processori5-3230M Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processori7-3540M
Status
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorLaunched Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorLaunched
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorQ1'13 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorQ1'13
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor22 nm Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor22 nm
Recommended Customer Price
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorN/A Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor$346.00

Performance

# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
TDP
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor2 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor2
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor4 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor4
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor2.60 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor3.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor3.20 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor3.70 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor3 MB SmartCache Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor4 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor5 GT/s DMI Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor5 GT/s DMI
TDP
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor35 W Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor35 W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Conflict Free
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorNo
Conflict Free
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorView now Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorView now

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
Max Memory Bandwidth
ECC Memory Supported
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor32 GB Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor32 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorDDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorDDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor2 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor25.6 GB/s Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorNo

Graphics Specifications

Processor Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Output
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
# of Displays Supported
Device ID
Processor Graphics
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 4000 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor650 MHz Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor650 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor1.10 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor1.30 GHz
Graphics Output
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessoreDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessoreDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor3 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor3
Device ID
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor0x166 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor0x166

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Configurations
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor3.0 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor3.0
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor1 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor16

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
TJUNCTION
Package Size
Low Halogen Options Available
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorFCBGA1023 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorFCBGA1023, FCPGA988
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor1 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor1
TJUNCTION
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor105 C Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor105 C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor31mm x 24mm (BGA1023) Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor37.5 x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31.0 x 24.0mm (BGA1023)
Low Halogen Options Available
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorSee MDDS Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorSee MDDS

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® 64
Instruction Set
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® My WiFi Technology
4G WiMAX Wireless Technology
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M Processor64-bit Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorAVX Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorAVX
Intel® My WiFi Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
4G WiMAX Wireless Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorNo
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Secure Key
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Anti-Theft Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Secure Key
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes
Anti-Theft Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-3230M ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-3540M ProcessorYes

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