Average Bench: 54.6% (620th of 1307)

Based on 1,481 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2120 @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 54.6% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G2120 averaged 45.3% 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 83.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 79.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G2120 is just 15.8%. 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 1,481 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.9 Memory 83.5 93.1
56.3 1-Core 79.1 85.1
86.5 2-Core 149 169
63.9% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
106 4-Core 152 169
115 8-Core 154 170
20.9% 153 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 64-Core 154 169
10.3% 154 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 168
71% 115 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 161
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 84.6
2-Core 162
68% 112 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 163
22% 162 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 80.6
1-Core 84.5
2-Core 127
62% 97.3 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 170
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 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 75.9
1-Core 84.2
2-Core 170
65% 110 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 168
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 84.7
2-Core 162
63% 106 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 164
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 165
11% 165 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.3
1-Core 71
2-Core 165
59% 102 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 165
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,081,082 CPUs tested.

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Typical Pentium G2120 Builds (Compare 3,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
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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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