The Intel Core i3 2377m is a sandy bridge processor that is being used in three entry level, cheap laptops right now. First is the Toshiba U845, second is HP Envy 4 1015dx and third is the Acer B113 that was released in July this year. The i3 features Intel HD 3000 graphics since it is a Sandy bridge processor and all sandy bridge CPUs come with HD 3000 graphics (except celeron and Pentium branded CPUs).
The i3 2377m runs at 1.5GHz clock speed; has 3MB L3 cache and 2 cores that are capable of handling upto 4 threads at a time. TDP of 2377m is 17 watts which makes it ideal for cheap ultra thin laptops. Here are its benchmark results:
1) PCMark Vantage – 3679
2) Cinebench R10: Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit – 4930
3) 3DMark Vantage – 4960
4) Passmark – 1889
The performance of the i3 2377m is very good and at par with the Core i3 3217u that is being used in ultrabooks.