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Intel Core i5-560M Vs i5-580M difference and benchmark

Intel Core i5-560M Vs i5-580M by StarredReviews

Both the Intel Core i5-560M as well as the i5-580M have the same basic clock but they differ in the turbo clock frequency. This leads to slightly upper edge to core i5-580M in the performance.

Table : Core i5-560M Vs Core i5-580M Feature Differences

Feature Core i5-560M Core i5-580M
Core Frequency 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz
No. Of Cores 2 (4 Hyperthreads) 2 (4 Hyperthreads)
Cache Organization 512KB L2 + 3MB L3 512KB L2 + 3MB L3
Turbo Frequency 3.20 GHz 3.33 GHz
TDP Rating 35 Watts 35 Watts
64 Bit Support Y Y
Lithography 32nm 32nm

 

Table : Core i5-560M Vs Core i5-580M Benchmarking Comparison

Benchmarks Core i5-560M Core i5-580M
PassMark Score 2713 2882
Super Pi 2M (Lower in better) 35 seconds 33 seconds
3D Mark 06 CPU 3100 3170
Windows 7 Experience Score 6.8 6.9

Some more details of Core i5-560M

The core i5-560M is a Mid level moderate performance notebook processor with impressive performance as evident by its benchmark results.
The integrated GPU provides entry level graphics performance. The GPU supports independent turbo boost with maximum turbo frequency of 766 MHz with a base frequency of 500 MHz.The Core i5-560M does support the AES instructions and Intel Trusted Instructions (in addition to V-td). The the core i5-5xxM processors have higher turbo frequency compared to the corresponding core i5-4xxM parts, giving it an edge. The communication with the chipset is using fast differential DMI bus.

Some more details of Core i5-580M

The core i5-580M is clocked same as its younger brother core i5-560M, but boasts a a higher turbo frequency. It can be categorized as moderate to high performance notebook processor with impressive performance as evident by its benchmark results.

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  1. Joe
    May 12th, 2011 at 17:56 | #1

    Can you point out the difference between the core i5-480M and the core i5-580M ? Or for that matter the difference between the core i5-460M and the core i5-560M ?