Intel Core i7-3520M

Intel Core i7-3520M
The Intel Core i7-3520M operates with:

CPU Cores 2.

CPU Threads: 4.

Performance-enhancing, system-enhancing technology that works faster and saves battery with:

Turbo: 3.60 GHz base 3.40 GHz all cores.

TDP: 35 W.

The processor is attached to:

CPU socket: BGA 1023.

This version includes

4.00 MB of L3 cache on one chip

Supports 2 memory channels to support DDR3-1333
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1333 SO-DIMM
DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM RAM and features 3.0 PCIe Gen 16 lanes.

Tjunction keeps below -- degrees C.

In particular, Ivy Bridge H Architecture is enhanced with:

Technology: 22 nm

Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d.

The product was released on Q2/2012.

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CPU generation and family

Intel Core i7-3520M
Intel Core i7
Intel Core i 3000M
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Mobile
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CPU Cores and Base Frequency

2.90 GHz
3.60 GHz
Yes
normal
2
No

Memory & PCIe

DDR3-1333
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1333 SO-DIMM
DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM
3.0
2
3.0
16

Encryption

Yes check

Internal Graphics

DDR3-1333
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1333 SO-DIMM
DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM
0.65 GHz
1.25 GHz
11.0
16
128
3
22 nm
Q1/2011

Technical details

x86-64 (64 bit)
Ivy Bridge H
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VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
4.00 MB
Q2/2012
BGA 1023

Thermal Management

35 W
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