Intel Pentium G2120 

Released September, 2012
  • 3.1 GHz
  • Dual core
7.1 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Pentium G2120 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Pentium G2120
6.0
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Pentium G2120
6.8
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Pentium G2120
5.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Pentium G2120
6.1
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Pentium G2120
7.4
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Pentium G2120
6.4
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Pentium G2120
7.1

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Pentium G2120

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G2120
3.36 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G2120
0.42 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Pentium G2120
2,193
Core i3 3220
2,251
Core i3 2120
2,136

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Pentium G2120
931

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

Pentium G2120
2,439
Core i3 3220
2,654

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G2120
4,176
Core i3 3220
5,399
Core i3 2120
5,074

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G2120
2,316
Core i3 3220
2,501
Core i3 2120
2,371

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G2120
161,300 MB/s
Core i3 3220
173,000 MB/s
Core i3 2120
162,800 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type LGA 1155

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 2.81 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 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 31

overclocking

Overclock popularity 2
Overclocked clock speed 3.21 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,918.1
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.21 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. DDR3-1600
  2. DDR3-1333
  3. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB
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