CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of G2020 vs 2400 among desktop CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 2400 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium G2020

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium G2020

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Much lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 93.6W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 100.92 $/year 2.1x lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 27.75 $/year 2.1x lower annual home energy cost
Newer Jan, 2013 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 2 years later
Front view of Intel Core i5 2400

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Intel Core i5 2400

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Much better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.9 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz vs 3.03 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G2020 vs Core i5 2400

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G2020
151,400 MB/s
Core i5 2400
2,260,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G2020  vs
Core i5 2400 
Clock speed 2.9 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1155

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 55W 95W
Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year 27.75 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year 100.92 $/year
Performance per watt 2.11 pt/W 8.14 pt/W
Typical power consumption 44.69W 93.6W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Pentium G2020  vs
Core i5 2400 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 29 31

overclocking

Overclock popularity 3 63
Overclocked clock speed 3.03 GHz 3.54 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz 3.51 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,960.3 3,244.5
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.03 GHz 3.54 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Number of displays supported 3 2
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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