Intel Pentium G2030 

Released April, 2013
  • 3 GHz
  • Dual core

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.

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Pentium G2030

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G2030
2.68 mHash/s
Core i3 3220
4.07 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
Core i3 3220
Core i3 2100

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Pentium G2030

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

Pentium G2030
Core i3 3220

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G2030
Core i3 3220
Core i3 2100

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G2030
Core i3 3220
Core i3 2100

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


Clock speed 3 GHz
Cores Dual core


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

Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year
Performance per watt 2.19 pt/W
Typical power consumption 44.69W


Architecture DMI
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s


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


Overclocked clock speed 3.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.16 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 3,269.1
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.1 GHz

integrated graphics

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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