Average Bench: 51% (741st of 1335)

Based on 13,871 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2020 @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 51% Great: 59%
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 78.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G2020 is just 19.5%. 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 143Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,871 samples)
Min Avg Max
56 Memory 78.1 91.1
50.9 1-Core 73.2 79.9
86.7 2-Core 140 159
59.6% 97 Pts
Min Avg Max
93.4 4-Core 141 159
103 8-Core 143 159
19.4% 142 Pts
Min Avg Max
93.6 64-Core 143 158
9.6% 143 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
Memory 90.7
1-Core 79.9
2-Core 133
65% 101 Pts
4-Core 157
8-Core 159
22% 158 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.2
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 147
65% 104 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 150
20% 150 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 86
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 132
62% 98.2 Pts
4-Core 136
8-Core 109
17% 123 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
Memory 84
1-Core 76.5
2-Core 137
62% 99 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 140
19% 139 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2020 @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
Memory 85.1
1-Core 79
2-Core 90.7
58% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 89.1
16% 111 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.8
1-Core 79.9
2-Core 159
61% 103 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 160
22% 158 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 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 73.8
1-Core 37
2-Core 63
41% 57.9 Pts
4-Core 92.7
8-Core 83.7
12% 88.2 Pts
64-Core 97.2
6% 97.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,673,456 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-S1 - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $322

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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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Terrible

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Good

22 months ago.

I think intel pentium its better


Poor

15 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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