Average Bench: 54.5% (625th of 1316)

Based on 1,549 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2120 @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 54.5% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G2120 averaged 45.4% 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 83.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 79Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G2120 is just 15.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G2120 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 154Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 154Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,549 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 Memory 83.3 92.9
56.3 1-Core 79 85.1
91 2-Core 150 169
63.9% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 4-Core 152 170
113 8-Core 154 170
21% 153 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 64-Core 154 169
10.4% 154 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 82.9
2-Core 157
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 159
22% 157 Pts
64-Core 157
11% 157 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 158
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 157
8-Core 166
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.1
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 135
61% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 152
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 154
10% 154 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 79.5
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 139
61% 98.3 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 138
18% 134 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2120 @ 3.10GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.3
1-Core 84.2
2-Core 168
63% 107 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 169
23% 169 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.8
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 158
60% 102 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 162
22% 159 Pts
64-Core 158
11% 158 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.2
1-Core 70.9
2-Core 113
52% 82.9 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 137
18% 136 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 60.7
1-Core 71.4
2-Core 150
55% 94.1 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 134
20% 141 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,115,905 CPUs tested.

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Typical Pentium G2120 Builds (Compare 2,228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: HP Pro3500 Series

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $109

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G2120 (3M Cache, 3.10 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor NumberG2120
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$70.00 - $82.00
Clock Speed3.1 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 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 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

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