Average Bench: 48.9% (768th of 1385)

Based on 15,664 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2020 @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 48.9% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G2020 averaged 51.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 75.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 69.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G2020 is 23.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G2020 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 131Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 132Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,664 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.1 Memory 75.9 91
42.3 1-Core 69.1 77.4
59.2 2-Core 126 154
55.2% 90.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
75.3 4-Core 130 154
81.8 8-Core 132 154
17.5% 131 Pts
Min Avg Max
78.8 64-Core 131 154
8.1% 131 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2020 @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 71.7
2-Core 118
58% 91.1 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 128
17% 126 Pts
64-Core 111
7% 111 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2020 @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 70.5
2-Core 118
56% 89.6 Pts
4-Core 123
8-Core 130
17% 126 Pts
64-Core 67.9
4% 67.9 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 73
2-Core 128
57% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 123
8-Core 123
16% 123 Pts
64-Core 120
8% 120 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2020 @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.5
1-Core 58.3
2-Core 109
50% 80.2 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 94.1
15% 109 Pts
64-Core 59.7
4% 59.7 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 64.5
2-Core 85.1
47% 72.7 Pts
4-Core 86.9
8-Core 92.6
12% 89.8 Pts
64-Core 85.9
5% 85.9 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.1
1-Core 23.5
2-Core 61
36% 51.5 Pts
4-Core 50.3
8-Core 81.7
8% 66 Pts
64-Core 59.4
4% 59.4 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.5
1-Core 59.2
2-Core 89.5
42% 68.1 Pts
4-Core 89.1
8-Core 100
12% 94.8 Pts
64-Core 97.9
6% 97.9 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 30.4
1-Core 49.9
2-Core 65.2
29% 48.5 Pts
4-Core 69.9
8-Core 113
11% 91.6 Pts
64-Core 100
6% 100 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 14.1
1-Core 22.3
2-Core 41.4
14% 25.9 Pts
4-Core 24.4
8-Core 36.5
4% 30.5 Pts
64-Core 26.2
2% 26.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Gaming
Gaming 5%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
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Motherboard: Intel H61

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G2020 (3M Cache, 2.90 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'13
Processor NumberG2020
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$64.00
Clock Speed2.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP55 W
Thermal Solution Specification2011C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoNo
InTru 3D TechNo
Clear Video HD TechNo
Intel InsiderNo

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurationsup to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo
Secure KeyNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechNo
My WiFi TechNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechNo

 Comments

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2 months ago.

userbenchmark are great - they cut clean through marketing BS


Terrible

19 months ago.

really terrible cpu but i got no options here i'll take it for now


Excellent

20 months ago.

Plays some good ol' games well, and that's really all you need.


Good

2 years ago.

I think intel pentium its better


Poor

2 years ago.

Terrible CPU by 2020 standards, and mediocre CPU by 2014 standards. This was the CPU in my all-in-one PC that I've bought in 2014 and I've never really had a decent experience with it.


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