Intel Core i3-330UM Mobile processor - CN80617006042AB
Core i3-330UM is the first ultra-low voltage (ULV) microprocessor from Core i3 Mobile family. The processor was released in May 2010, along with 5 other ULV CPUs. Feature-wise, this model belongs to budget to mid-class segment of mobile CPU market. The processor is built on enhanced Nehalem micro-architecture, and is manufactured on 32 nm process. The i3-330UM operates at modest 1.2 GHz frequency for ULV processors. The CPU has two cores, each with its own 64 KB L1 and 256 KB L2 cache. Both cores share 3MB level 3 cache. Standard features on this model are 64-bit and SSE4 instructions, Virtualization technology, and HyperThreading (HT). The HT feature allows each CPU core to process two threads at once, so overall the CPU can process four threads simultaneously. While the performance of this dual-core microprocessor in multi-threaded applications is not comparable with performance of quad-core models, it is still up to 20% faster than performance of dual-core CPUs without HyperThreading.
The Intel Core i3-330UM features a handful of low-power modes, that can operate on per-thread, per-core and per-package level. These modes reduce power consumption by stopping one or two cores for certain period of time. The processor also incorporates Enhanced SpeedStep technology, that can lower power consumption without stopping the cores. Power savings in this mode are realized by reducing the core voltage, and considerably lowering the core frequency. Under normal operating conditions the processor fits into 18 Watt thermal envelope. The CPU uses micro-BGA package, which has smaller height than micro-PGA packages, but is soldered on a motherboard, and, therefore, is almost impossible to replace or upgrade.
The Core i3-330UM microprocessor has a couple of advantages over mobile Pentium U5400. HyperThreading feature on the 330UM provides noticeable speed boost in multi-threaded applications. Also, the Core i3 model supports Virtualization technology. When compared to more expensive Core i5-430UM model, the 330UM lacks Turbo Boost feature, and, as a result, has worse performance than the 430UM.
Intel Core i3-330UM specifications
|Type||CPU / Microprocessor|
|Family||Intel Core i3 Mobile|
|Model number ? ||i3-330UM|
|CPU part number||CN80617006042AB is an OEM/tray microprocessor|
|Frequency ? ||1200 MHz|
|Clock multiplier ? ||9|
|Size||1.34" x 1.1" / 3.4cm x 2.8cm|
|Introduction date||May 24, 2010|
|Architecture / Microarchitecture|
|Processor core ? ||Arrandale|
|Core stepping ? ||K0 (Q4E1, SLBUG)|
|CPUID||20655 (Q4E1, SLBUG)|
|Manufacturing process||0.032 micron|
382 million transistors (CPU die)
177 million transistors (IMC / graphics die)
|Die size||81mm2 (CPU die)|
114mm2 (IMC / graphics die)
|Data width||64 bit|
|The number of cores||2|
|The number of threads||4|
|Floating Point Unit||Integrated|
|Level 1 cache size ? ||2 x 32 KB instruction caches|
2 x 32 KB data caches
|Level 2 cache size ? ||2 x 256 KB|
|Level 3 cache size||Shared 3 MB|
- MMX instructions
- SSE / Streaming SIMD Extensions
- SSE2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 2
- SSE3 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
- SSSE3 / Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
- SSE4 / SSE4.1 + SSE4.2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 4 ?
- EM64T / Extended Memory 64 technology / Intel 64 ?
- HT / Hyper-Threading technology ?
- VT / Virtualization technology ?
- NX / XD / Execute disable bit ?
|Low power features|
- Thread C1, C3 and C6 states
- Core C1/C1E, C3 and C6 states
- Package C1/C1E, C3 and C6 states
- Enhanced SpeedStep technology ?
|Integrated peripherals / components|
- GPU Type: HD (Nehalem)
Base frequency (MHz): 166
- The number of controllers: 1
Memory channels: 2
Supported memory: DDR3-800
|Other peripherals||Direct Media Interface|
|Electrical / Thermal parameters|
|Minimum/Maximum operating temperature ? ||0°C - 105°C|
|Thermal Design Power ? ||18 Watt|
|Notes on Intel CN80617006042AB|
- Graphics and memory controllers are located on a separate die, which is manufactured on 0.045 micron technology
CPUs, related to Intel Core i3-330UM
|Intel Core i3 Mobile family, BGA1288|
| Core i3-330UM||2 / 4||1.2 GHz|| ||3 MB||18 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Core i3-380UM||2 / 4||1.33 GHz|| ||3 MB||18 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Core i3-330M (BGA)||2 / 4||2.13 GHz|| ||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Core i3-350M (BGA)||2 / 4||2.26 GHz|| ||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Core i3-370M (BGA)||2 / 4||2.4 GHz|| ||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Core i3-380M (BGA)||2 / 4||2.53 GHz|| ||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Core i3-390M (BGA)||2 / 4||2.66 GHz|| ||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
|Intel Core i3 Mobile family, Nehalem micro-architecture, Other sockets|
| Core i3-330M (PGA988)||2 / 4||2.13 GHz|| ||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Core i3-350M (PGA988)||2 / 4||2.26 GHz|| ||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Core i3-370M (PGA988)||2 / 4||2.4 GHz|| ||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Core i3-380M (PGA988)||2 / 4||2.53 GHz|| ||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Core i3-390M (PGA988)||2 / 4||2.66 GHz|| ||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
|Other families, Nehalem micro-architecture, BGA1288|
| Celeron U3600||2 / 2||1.2 GHz|| ||2 MB||18 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Pentium U5400||2 / 2||1.2 GHz|| ||3 MB||18 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Pentium U5600||2 / 2||1.33 GHz|| ||3 MB||18 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Celeron P4505||2 / 2||1.86 GHz|| ||2 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, HT, VT|
| Core I7-660LM||2 / 4||2.26 GHz||3.06 GHz||4 MB||25 Watt||SSE4, AES, HT, VT, TXT, TBT|
| Core i5-540M (BGA)||2 / 4||2.53 GHz||3.06 GHz||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, AES, HT, VT, TXT, TBT|
| Core i5-560M (BGA)||2 / 4||2.66 GHz||3.2 GHz||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, AES, HT, VT, TXT, TBT|
| Core i5-580M (BGA)||2 / 4||2.66 GHz||3.33 GHz||3 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, AES, HT, VT, TXT, TBT|
| Core i7-620M (BGA)||2 / 4||2.66 GHz||3.33 GHz||4 MB||35 Watt||SSE4, AES, HT, VT, TXT, TBT|
| Core i7-640M (BGA)||2 / 4||2.8 GHz||3.46 GHz||4 MB||37 Watt||SSE4, AES, HT, VT, TXT, TBT|
• Highlighted numbers and features indicate whether specific processor performs better or worse than Core i3-330UM
• Within each category, the CPUs are sorted from slower (at the top) to faster (at the bottom)
• List of related CPUs is not complete.
• Features abbreviations:
SSE4 - SSE4 instructions
AES - AES instructions
HT - Hyper-Threading
VT - Virtualization
TXT - Trusted Execution
TBT - Dynamic Acceleration / Turbo Boost
Q: Can I upgrade my Core i3-330UM processor?
A: No. Processors like this one are soldered on a board, as a result, upgrading or replacing them is extremely difficult.
Intel i3-330UM Overclocking
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