Average Bench: 51% (720th of 1316)

Based on 13,344 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2020 @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 51% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G2020 averaged 48.9% 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 78.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 72.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G2020 is 20.1%. 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 Mixed Speed 143Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 142Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,344 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.4 Memory 78.4 91
49 1-Core 72.7 79.6
79.2 2-Core 138 158
59.4% 96.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
91.4 4-Core 140 158
99.4 8-Core 142 158
19.2% 141 Pts
Min Avg Max
97.7 64-Core 143 158
9.6% 143 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
Memory 91.6
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 158
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 153
8-Core 157
21% 155 Pts
64-Core 158
11% 158 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 88.4
1-Core 79.7
2-Core 161
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 156
21% 155 Pts
64-Core 154
10% 154 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
Memory 83.4
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 120
59% 92.7 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 155
21% 155 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 70
2-Core 85.3
54% 79.2 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 116
15% 111 Pts
64-Core 121
8% 121 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.7
1-Core 76.3
2-Core 132
58% 93.8 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 126
19% 136 Pts
64-Core 144
10% 144 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.6
1-Core 61.7
2-Core 154
54% 92.9 Pts
4-Core 157
8-Core 147
21% 152 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.6
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 72.2
47% 69.4 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 77.3
13% 90.4 Pts
64-Core 71.4
5% 71.4 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 63
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 90
50% 77.5 Pts
4-Core 80.8
8-Core 109
12% 94.9 Pts
64-Core 78.2
5% 78.2 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
Memory 53
1-Core 58.5
2-Core 132
47% 81 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 137
17% 129 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
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Typical Pentium G2020 Builds (Compare 4,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-S1 - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $321

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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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Good

10 months ago.

i use one and that's pretty good.


Terrible

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Good

18 months ago.

I think intel pentium its better


Poor

11 months 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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