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Front view of Intel Pentium G2030

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium G2030

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 77.19W More than 40% lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 40% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.16 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Phenom II X4 B95

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AMD Phenom II X4 B95

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 0.5 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 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
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.56 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G2030 vs Phenom II X4 B95

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 G2030
157,000 MB/s
Phenom II X4 B95
121 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G2030  vs
Phenom II X4 B95 
Clock speed 3 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 55W 95W
Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 2.19 pt/W 1.15 pt/W
Typical power consumption 44.69W 77.19W

details

Pentium G2030  vs
Phenom II X4 B95 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.56 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.16 GHz 3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.1 GHz 3.56 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
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
Intel Pentium G2030
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