The Core i7-3570S is a lower power variant of the Core i7-3570 fitting in 65 Watts envelope ( instead of the regular 77 Watts). It does so by lowering the base clock to 3.1 GHz. At the same time, the instantaneous processor performance is not made to suffer by keeping the Turbo clock same at 3.80 GHz. This could be one of the best Ivy Bridge desktop processors balancing low power with performance.
Table : Core i5-3570S Features and Specs
|Core Frequency||3.10 GHz|
|No. Of Cores||4 (4 Hyperthreads)|
|Cache Organization||6 MB L3|
|Turbo Frequency||3.80 GHz|
|TDP Rating||65 Watts|
|64 Bit Support||Y|
|Integrated Memory Controller||DDR3-1600 /1333|
|Integrated Graphics||Intel HD 2500 , 650 MHz Base, 1150 MHz Turbo|
Further Suggested Readings
– The i5-3570S belongs to Ivy Bridge. Check out the Ivy Bridge Architecture.
– You may also like to checkout the list of the Ivy Bridge Desktop Processors.