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Intel Core i5-460M Vs Core i3-380M

Both, the Intel Core i5-460M as well as the core i3-380M have a clock frequency of 2.53 GHz, which makes them interesting for comparison. The core i3-380M does not has the turbo boost functionality, that  core i5-460M does. Obviously, the core i5-460M is a better processor than the core i3-380M. The only question is by how much.

In the table below we have presented the details of their features as well as the benchmark comparison.  You may like to compare the prices of the Core i3-460M and the Core i3-380M based notebooks to see if it is cost effective to go for the core i3-380M based systems.

Table : A comparison Table of Core i5-460M vs. core i3-380M Features

SL No. Core i5-460M Core i3-380M
Clock Frequency 2.53 GHz 2.53 GHz
Turbo Freq 2.80 GHz Not supported
Number of Cores ( threads) 2 ( 4 Hyper threads) 2 ( 4 Hyper threads)
Intel Smart Cache 3 MB 3 MB
VT-d No No
Trusted Execution Technology No No

 

Table : A comparison Table of Core i5-460M vs. core i3-380M Benchmarks

SL No. Core i5-460M Core i3-380M
Super Pi 2M Benchmark (Lower is better) 37 seconds 42 Seconds
3D Mark 06 Benchmark ( Higher is better) 2925 2700
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone 38500 26300
Windows 7 Experience Index 6.9 6.8
PassMark 2600 2279


We will let the readers draw their own conclusion about the core i5-460M Vs Core i3-380M. Feel free to pen down your own comments below.

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  1. Julia Anderson
    April 10th, 2011 at 10:25 | #1

    I must say it is a nice post that shows up how much turbo boost makes a difference.
    Can you also compare the Core i5-460M and the Core i3-380M with comparable AMD processors ?

  2. June 14th, 2011 at 09:55 | #2

    i think if you explain in details then i hope it will be help more

  3. vichea cheth
    September 30th, 2011 at 03:10 | #3

    thanks for this article, i successfully choose Intel core i5.