i5-580M Vs i5-540M Vs i5-520M Vs i5-450M Vs i5-430M comparison
A detailed review was covered in Intel Core i5-450M review with emphasis on i5-450M processor in general and i5 in particular.
Several variation of the i5 processor are available and the table below lists out the differences in these processors.
Table : Intel Core i5 processor comparison comparison
A note on the AES function – The AES stands for Advanced Encryption Standard – and some of the i5 processors have built in capability for the AES encryption functions that helps speed up the encryption processors.
All of these processors have 512 KB of the L2 Cache and 3MB of L3 Cache. They all have integrated memory controller. The pricing for the higher frequency models in general will be substantially higher than the lower frequency models.