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3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3470 Processor

Amazing performance and stunning visuals with a boost

Intel® Core™ i5-3470 Processor

Intel® Core™ i5-3470 processor

As our most popular family member, the Visibly Smart 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5-3470 processor delivers amazing performance and stunning visuals.1 Get a boost in your performance that you can truly see and feel—because the only thing more amazing than Intel® technology is what you’ll do with it.

 

Are You Serious—Over 20 Times Faster?

Are you serious? Over 20 times faster!

  • Yes! Get a PC that’s Visibly Smart and up to 24x faster than a 3-year old system. With a 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5-3470 processor, you can prepare a 20-minute YouTube* HD video in one minute while it takes over six minutes on a 3-year old system, you can also convert that same video for your smartphone in just 33 seconds while it takes over 12 minutes on a 3-year old system—now your video is waiting for you, not the other way around.1
  • With a 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5-3470 processor, everything you do—from playing games to editing
    videos—gives you an amazing experience you have never ever felt before.2

 

Efficient Multi-Tasking

Efficient multi-tasking

  • The 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5-3470 processor not only delivers fantastic media capabilities, but also faster, smarter, and efficient computing.

Intel® Core™ i5 Processors Desktop PC Configuration

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Intel® Processor Name

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E8400 Processor (3-year old system)

3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3470 Processor

Number of
cores / threads

2/2

4/4

Processor speed

3.00 GHz

Up to 3.60 GHz

Processor cache

6 MB L2

Unified 6 MB L3

Motherboard manufacturer

Intel® Desktop Board DG45ID

Intel® Desktop Board DH77KC

Chipset

Intel® G45 Express Chipset

Intel® H77 Express Chipset

Chipset Intel® INF file

9.2.0.1009

9.3.0.1020

Platform BIOS

IDG4510H.86A.0135.2011.0225.1100

SLZ7510H.86A.0033.2011.1230.1146

System memory

4 GB (2x 2 GB) Kingston* DDR2-800 5-5-5-18

8GB (2x 4 GB) Samsung* DDR3-1600 11-11-11-28 1T

Hard disk

Seagate 1 TB Barracuda* SATA2 7200rpm

Seagate 1 TB Barracuda* SATA2 7200rpm

Hard disk driver

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) 10.1.0.1008

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) 11.0.0.1032

Video card

Intel® G45

Intel® HD Graphics 2500

Video driver

8.15.10.2189

8.15.10.2696

Graphics resolution

1920 x 1200 resolution, 32-bit color

1920 x 1200 resolution, 32-bit color

Operating system

Microsoft Windows* 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1, on NTFS

Microsoft Windows* 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1, on NTFS

Microsoft DirectX* version

Microsoft DirectX* 11

Microsoft DirectX* 11

Power management mode

High performance

High performance

Product and Performance Information

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1. Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology and Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 are only available on select Intel® processors. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/turbo-boost/turbo-boost-technology.html.

2. Built-in visual features are not enabled on all PCs, and optimized software may be required. Check with your system manufacturer. Learn more at www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/visual-technology/intel-visual-technology-consumer.html.