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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Lithography
Use Conditions
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Desktop Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Mobile
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) i3-550 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) i5-520M
Status
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Discontinued Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Discontinued
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Q2'10 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Q1'10
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 32 nm Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 32 nm
Use Conditions
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) PC/Client/Tablet

CPU Specifications

# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
TDP
VID Voltage Range
Max Turbo Frequency
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 4 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 4
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 3.20 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2.40 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 4 MB Intel® Smart Cache Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 3 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 2.5 GT/s Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2.5 GT/s
TDP
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 73 W Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 35 W
VID Voltage Range
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 0.6500V-1.4000V
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2.93 GHz

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) View now Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) View now

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
Max Memory Bandwidth
Physical Address Extensions
ECC Memory Supported
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 16.38 GB Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 8.3 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) DDR3 1066/1333 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) DDR3 800/1066
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 21 GB/s Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 17.1 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 36-bit Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 36-bit
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) No

Processor Graphics

Processor Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
# of Displays Supported
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Macrovision* License Required
Processor Graphics
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel® Processors Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel® Processors
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 733 MHz Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 500 MHz
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 766 MHz
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Macrovision* License Required
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) No

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Configurations
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 2.0 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2.0
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 1x16, 2x8 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 1x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 16 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 16

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
TCASE
Package Size
Processing Die Size
# of Processing Die Transistors
TJUNCTION
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) FCLGA1156 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) PGA988, BGA1288
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 1 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 1
TCASE
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 72.6°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 37.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) rPGA 37.5mmx 37.5mm, BGA 34mmx28mm
Processing Die Size
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 81 mm2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 382 million Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 382 million
TJUNCTION
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 105°C

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel vPro® Platform Eligibility
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® 64
Instruction Set
Instruction Set Extensions
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 1.0
Intel vPro® Platform Eligibility
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 64-bit Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Intel® SSE4.2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes

AC

Active: This specific part is active.

EN

End of Life: Product End of Life notification has been published.

NI

Not Implemented: No Orders, Inquiries, Quotes, Deliveries Returns, or Shipments.

NO

No Orders after Last Order Entry Date: Used for end of life products. Allows for delivery and returns.

OB

Obsolete: Inventory available. No future supplies will be available.

PA

Pre Active: Orders may be taken, but not scheduled, nor shipped.

QR

Quality/Reliability Hold.

RP

Retired Price:  All functions are blocked similar to RT status (orders, returns, shipments, etc).  However, RP status allows price reference structure maintenance and price record maintenance which will be reflected in Data Warehouse and Legacy systems.

RS

Reschedule

RT

Retired: This specific part is no longer being manufactured or purchased and no inventory is available.

E2

Obsolete and past last time buy.

BR

Bookings Release (BR) – Product can be booked but not shipped.