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Essentials

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

CPU Specifications

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

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) View now Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 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™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 8.3 GB Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 16.38 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) DDR3 800/1066 Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) DDR3 1066/1333
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 17.1 GB/s Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 21 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 36-bit Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 36-bit
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) No

Processor Graphics

Processor Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Macrovision* License Required
# of Displays Supported
Processor Graphics
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel® Processors Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel® Processors
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 500 MHz Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 733 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 766 MHz
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes
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
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 2

Expansion Options

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

Package Specifications

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

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® 64
Instruction Set
Instruction Set Extensions
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 1.0 Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 64-bit Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2 Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Intel® SSE4.2
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No
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
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No

Security & Reliability

Intel vPro® Eligibility
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel vPro® Eligibility
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Intel vPro® Platform
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) No
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-550 Processor (4M Cache, 3.20 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.