CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of G2020 vs 3770T 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

10

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Pentium G2020 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Pentium G2020  based on its overclocking.

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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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Significantly higher clock speed 2.9 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jan, 2013 vs Apr, 2012 Release date 8 months later
Front view of Intel Core i7 3770T

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 3770T

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Much better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 10% better turbo clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.5 GHz vs 3.03 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 44.69W Around 20% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 48.18 $/year Around 20% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 13.25 $/year Around 20% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G2020 vs Core i7 3770T

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G2020
3.64 mHash/s
Core i7 3770T
12.52 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Pentium G2020
4.36 mPixels/s
Core i7 3770T
8.47 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G2020
0.48 fps
Core i7 3770T
-0.07 fps

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 i7 3770T
2,150,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G2020  vs
Core i7 3770T 
Clock speed 2.9 GHz 2.5 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 45W
Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 2.11 pt/W 14.88 pt/W
Typical power consumption 44.69W 36.56W

bus

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

details

Pentium G2020  vs
Core i7 3770T 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 8
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 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 29 25

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.03 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz 2.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.03 GHz 3.5 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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