CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of G2020 vs 760


Benchmark performance using all cores

Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and GeekBench (64-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Passmark (Single Core)


How much speed can you get out of the processor?

Passmark (Overclocked), Maximum Overclocked Clock Speed (Air) and 2 more


Are you paying a premium for performance?

Performance Per Dollar

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Overclocking and Value

Intel Pentium G2020 

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Intel Pentium G2020

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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 newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 114.5W 2.6x lower typical power consumption
Significantly better performance per dollar 9.38 pt/$ vs 4.35 pt/$ Around 2.2x better performance per dollar
Supports more RAM 32,768 MB vs 16,384 MB Supports 2x more RAM
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,560 vs 1,196 More than 30% better PassMark (Single core) score
Newer Jan, 2013 vs Jul, 2010 Release date over 2 years later
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 39.42 $/year 3x lower annual home energy cost
Better PassMark (Overclocked) score 2,960.3 vs 1,682.4 More than 75% better PassMark (Overclocked) score
Better performance per watt 7.84 pt/W vs 4.45 pt/W More than 75% better performance per watt
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 115.63 $/year 2.4x lower annual commercial energy cost
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Significantly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 3 MB Around 2.8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.13 GHz vs 3.04 GHz More than 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Better 3DMark11 physics score 4,760 vs 2,830 Around 70% better 3DMark11 physics score
Better PassMark score 3,917 vs 2,780 More than 40% better PassMark score
Better geekbench (64-bit) score 6,551 vs 4,092 More than 60% better geekbench (64-bit) score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G2020 vs Core i5 760

GeekBench (32-bit)

GeekBench (64-bit)


3D Mark 11 (Physics)


Passmark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Pentium G2020  vs
Core i5 760 
Clock speed 2.9 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1155
LGA 1156


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

integrated graphics

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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
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 16,384 MB


Pentium G2020  vs
Core i5 760 
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 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 29 21


Overclock popularity 3 131
Overclock review score 0.8 0.9
Overclocked clock speed 3.04 GHz 4.13 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.9 GHz 2.8 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,960.3 1,682.4
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.04 GHz 4.13 GHz

power consumption

TDP 55W 95W
Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year 39.42 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year 115.63 $/year
Performance per watt 7.84 pt/W 4.45 pt/W
Typical power consumption 44.69W 114.5W


Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 2,500 MT/s
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