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3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3427U Processor

Ultra responsive. Ultra sleek. Ultrabook™.

Intel® Core™ i5-3427U Processor

Intel® Core™ i5-3427U processor

The Intel-inspired Ultrabook™ combines power and design, delivering an optimal blend of responsive performance and stunning visuals in the portability and style you want.1 Powered by the Visibly Smart Intel® Core™ processor, the new Ultrabook™ enables smart multitasking for creating, exploring, and enjoying what interests you most.2 Experience the joy of style and performance. Because the only thing more amazing than Intel® technology is what you’ll do with it.


Zero to go in seconds

Zero to go in seconds

  • Ultra responsive means that Ultrabook™ wakes up in a flash, so you have quick access to your favorite content and applications in seconds.3


Performance that keeps up with you

Performance that keeps up with you

  • Experience your movies, photos, and games smoothly and seamlessly with a suite of visual enhancements built in to the Intel® Core™ i5-3427U processor for Ultrabook™, and get an automatic burst of speed when you need it with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0.1,4

Intel® Core™ i5 Processors Notebook PC Configuration Details

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Intel® Processor Name

Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor P8600

3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3427U Processor

Number of
cores / threads



Processor speed

2.40 GHz

2.80 GHz

Processor cache

3 MB L2

3 MB L3

Platform manufacturer

OEM system (modified)

Reference Platform


Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset

Mobile Intel® UM77 Express Chipset

Chipset Intel® INF file

Platform BIOS


AMI v.ACRVMBY1.86C.0084.P00.1203121141

System memory

4 GB (2x 2 GB) Micron* DDR3-1066 7-7-7-20 1T

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

Hard disk

Hitachi* HTS725032A9A364 320 GB 7200 RPM

Intel® SSDSC2CW120A3 120 GB

Hard disk driver

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) Intel®

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) Intel®

Video card

Intel® GMA 4500

Intel® HD Graphics 4000

Video driver

Graphics resolution

1366 x 768 resolution, 32-bit color

1600 x 900 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 Direct*X version

Microsoft DirectX* 9

Microsoft DirectX* 11

Power management mode

High performance

High performance

Product and Performance Information


1. 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.

2. Available on select Intel® Core™ processors. Requires an Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled system. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. For more information including details on which processors support HT Technology, visit www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/hyper-threading/hyper-threading-technology.html.

3. Intel® Rapid Start Technology requires a select Intel® processor, Intel® software and BIOS update, and Intel® Solid-State Drive (Intel® SSD). Depending on system configuration, your results may vary. Contact your system manufacturer for more information.

4. 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.