Intel Xeon E3-1545M v5 processor review

Xeon E3-1545M v5 processor released by Intel; release date: 24 January 2016. At the time of release, the processor cost $679. The processor is designed for mobile-computers and based on Skylake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 4, threads - 8. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.80 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 100°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 256 KB, L2 - 1 MB, L3 - 8 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600. Maximum memory size: 64 GB.

Supported socket types: FCBGA1440. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 45 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics Intel® Iris® Pro Graphics P580 with the following parameters: maximum frequency - 1.05 GHz, maximum video memory size - 64 GB.


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GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
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9047 Frames
3438 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
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7128 Frames
6399 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
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12887 Frames
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9047.000 Fps
3438.000 Fps
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7128.000 Fps
6399.000 Fps
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12887.000 Fps
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Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2233
PassMark - CPU mark 8068
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 933
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 3738
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 3438 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 6399 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 12887 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 3438.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 6399.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 12887.000 Fps

Integrated graphics – Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1000 MHz
Core clock speed 300 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Pipelines 72
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt
Transistor count 189 million

Specifications (specs)


Architecture codename Skylake
Launch date 24 January 2016
Launch price (MSRP) $679
Place in performance rating 53
Processor Number E3-1545MV5
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 v5 Family
Status Launched
Vertical segment Mobile


64 bit support
Base frequency 2.90 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3
L1 cache 256 KB
L2 cache 1 MB
L3 cache 8 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 100°C
Maximum frequency 3.80 GHz
Number of cores 4
Number of threads 8


ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 34.1 GB/s
Maximum memory size 64 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600


Device ID 0x193D
eDRAM 128 MB
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.05 GHz
Graphics max frequency 1.05 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 64 GB
Processor graphics Intel® Iris® Pro Graphics P580

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3
Wireless Display (WiDi) support

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2304@24Hz
Max resolution over WiDi Up to 4096x2304@30Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.4


Configurable TDP-down 35 W
Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 42mm x 28mm
Sockets supported FCBGA1440
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 45 Watt


Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Smart Response technology
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Thermal Monitoring


AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)