Intel Pentium G2030 

Released April, 2013
  • 3 GHz
  • Dual core
7.2 Out of 10

The Intel Pentium G2030 is a fast and reliable dual core processor that was released in 2013. It is a part of the Ivy Bridge series and sports a speed of 3GHz, per core, and is capable of supporting up to two parallel threads. It also comes with an integrated HD Graphics that is clocked at 650MHz but can easily reach up to 1050MHz frequency. The selling point of the G2030 is that it is very accessible and also very cheap, considering its specifications and the work it can do. It’s a perfect fit for those who want to build their PC, but are on a budget.

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Pentium G2030 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Pentium G2030
5.8
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Pentium G2030
6.7
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Pentium G2030
5.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Pentium G2030
5.2
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Pentium G2030
7.1
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Pentium G2030
7.6
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.2

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Pentium G2030
7.2

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Pentium G2030

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G2030
2.68 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Pentium G2030
4.1 mPixels/s
Core i3 2100
2.05 mPixels/s

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Pentium G2030
1,974
Core i3 3220
2,251
Core i3 2100
2,115

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Pentium G2030
910

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

Pentium G2030
2,324
Core i3 3220
2,654

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G2030
3,984
Core i3 3220
5,399
Core i3 2100
4,786

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G2030
2,183
Core i3 3220
2,501
Core i3 2100
2,258

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G2030
157,000 MB/s
Core i3 3220
173,000 MB/s
Core i3 2100
153,100 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3 GHz
Cores Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. SSE4.1
  5. SSE3
  6. Supplemental SSE3
  7. SSE4.2
  8. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 55W
Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year
Performance per watt 2.75 pt/W
Typical power consumption 44.69W

bus

Architecture DMI
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm
Max CPUs 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.12 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 3,269.1
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.12 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1333
  2. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB
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