Average Bench: 17.8% (964th of 1196)

Based on 1,154 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00030673 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU N3520 @ 2.16GHz
Poor: 13%Average: 17.8% Great: 20%
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 19%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 10%
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Terrible average bench

The Intel Pentium N3520 averaged 82.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 27Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 54.4Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium N3520 is just 7.1%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium N3520 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 103Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,154 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.8 1-Core 27 29.1
38.4 2-Core 54.4 58.3
19.2% 40.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
60.4 4-Core 99.3 116
71.3 8-Core 103 116
13.8% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
78.1 64-Core 105 116
7% 105 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 28.8
2-Core 57.9
20% 43.3 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 116
15% 111 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 28.7
2-Core 57.8
20% 43.2 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 107
14% 104 Pts
64-Core 111
7% 111 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 28.2
2-Core 56.9
20% 42.6 Pts
4-Core 87.7
8-Core 79.3
12% 83.5 Pts
64-Core 100
7% 100 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 18.7
2-Core 37.8
13% 28.2 Pts
4-Core 76.3
8-Core 91.7
11% 84 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 23.7
2-Core 50.4
17% 37.1 Pts
4-Core 42.1
8-Core 67.9
7% 55 Pts
64-Core 90.3
6% 90.3 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,859,080 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium N3520 Builds (Compare 11,320 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 22%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
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System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $22

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor N3520 (2M Cache, up to 2.42 GHz)
Code NameBay Trail
Launch DateQ4'13
Processor NumberN3520
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Burst Frequency2.42 GHz
Cache2 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
VID Voltage Range0.40V – 1.14V
Recommended Price$161.00
Clock Speed2.166 GHz
Max TDP7.5 W
Scenario Design Power4.5 W
Expected DiscontinuanceFeburary 3, 2014

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency313 MHz
Graphics Burst Frequency854 MHz
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency854 MHz
Quick Sync VideoNo
InTru 3D TechNo
Clear Video HD TechNo
Intel InsiderNo

Memory

Max Memory Size8 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333
Memory Channels2

I/O

USB Revision3.0 and 2.0
# of USB Ports5
Total # of SATA Ports2

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes4

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechNo
Rapid Storage TechNo
Smart Connect TechYes

Package

Package Size25mm x 27mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1170

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Anti-Theft TechNo

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