Product Comparison: Intel Core i5-480M vs Intel Core i5-580M


General Specifications
Brand
Intel
Intel
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Intel i5-480M notebook processor based on Arrandale architecture primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads and is manufactured using a 32 nm process technology. The maximum CPU frequency is 2.93GHz and the multiplier is locked. Suitable for BGA1288, PGA988 sockets.
The Intel Core i5-580M was a mobile processor with 2 cores. It is part of the Core i5 lineup, using the Arrandale architecture with Socket G1. Thanks to Intel Hyper-Threading the core-count is effectively doubled, to 4 threads.
Model
Core i5-580M
Package Size
Height
1.45 in.
1.5 in.
Width
1.45 in.
1.5 in.
Depth
0.15 in.
0.15 in.
Weight
0.5 lbs.
0.5 lbs.

Intel Core i5-480M

Intel Core i5-580M

Intel Core i5-480M

Intel Core i5-580M

Intel Core i5-480M

Intel Core i5-580M

Details
Socket
BGA1288/PGA988
BGA1288/PGA988
Lithography
32 nm
32 nm
Type of Processors
Mobile
Mobile
Code Name
Arrandale
Arrandale
What customers say about "Details"
Intel Core i5-480M CPU Processor
  • Worked perfectly and easy to install. I am really satisfied.
  • The core i5-480M is one the best older style BGA1288 socket processors available.
  • The socket for this processor is understandable, installed correctly.
  • I am completely happy with this chip. It is easy to install into the motherboard.
  • It's easy to install without even reading the instructions.
Intel Core i5-580M CPU Processor
  • Used to upgrade an Acer 7740G that had an i5-430M. Easy to install.
  • Performs as described. Installation was easy. I like it.
  • It is just as it should be. I recommend. Easy installation.
  • The product has 2 cores and 4 threads. Simple install. Powerful product.
  • The CPU is compatible with BGA1288 and PGA988 sockets.
Technical Specifications
CPU Cores
2
2
CPU Threads
4
4
Clock Speed
2.6 GHz
2.66 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed
2.93 GHz
3.33 GHz
Max TDP
35 W
35 W
Max Temperature
105 °C
105 °C
Data Width
64 bits
64 bits
Virtualization Technology
Yes
Yes

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Intel Core i5-480M

Intel Core i5-580M

What customers say about "Technical Specifications"
Intel Core i5-480M CPU Processor
  • It is on par with almost all the i7 processors, good speed.
  • It has integrated graphics right on the processor, and it works perfect.
  • Good processor, I work in photoshop without lags.
  • This processor is fast and doesn't get hot at all.
  • Would recommend this CPU to everyone. It's a cool little processor that runs fast.
Intel Core i5-580M CPU Processor
  • It has Turbo support, so you can use it at ~3.33 GHz. Very fast!
  • Fastest processor for my laptop! I like it!
  • Just what I wanted. Fast product.
  • Very good product, good quality, good speeds!
  • It works but very slow. Poor quality.
Cache And Memory Specifications
L1 Cache Size
128 kB
128 kB
L2 Cache Size
512 kB
512 kB
L3 Cache Size
3000 kB
3000 kB
Max Memory Size
8 GB
8 GB
Memory Types
DDR3
DDR3
Max Memory Channels
2
2
Max Memory Bandwidth
17.1 GB/s
17.1 GB/s

Intel Core i5-480M

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Intel Core i5-480M

Intel Core i5-580M

What customers say about "Cache And Memory Specifications"
Intel Core i5-480M CPU Processor
  • The laptop had 3GB of RAM installed. The processor worked very well.
  • I am pleased with this product. Good and fast RAM performance.
  • He's definitely worth the money. Fast work with DDR3.
  • My laptop had 4 GB of RAM. With this processor, it worked quickly.
  • Good CPU, fast performance, good cache size.
Intel Core i5-580M CPU Processor
  • CPU can hanlde memory up to 8 GB 800/1066 Mhz DDR3.
  • It has 3 MB Smart Cache L3. I recommend.
  • Instruction are well written. Good memory support.
  • The processor works amazing on only 2 cores. Works fine with DDR3 memory type.
  • Amazing value. Easy installation. Works perfect with my 8 GB DDR3 memory! Fast!
Graphics Specifications
DirectX* Support
10.1
10.1
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
766 MHz
766 MHz
Graphics Base Frequency
500 MHz
500 MHz
Processor Graphics
Intel HD Graphics for Previous Generation
Intel HD Graphics for Previous Generation

Intel Core i5-480M

Intel Core i5-580M

Supported Technologies
Execute Disable Bit / Virus Protection
Yes
Yes
Turbo Boost / Turbo Core
Yes
Yes
Enhanced SpeedStep / PowerNow!
Yes
Yes
Hyper-Threading / HyperTransport
Yes
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
Certifications
FCC, CE
CE, FCC
Other Information
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