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Front view of Intel Pentium G2120T

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Intel Pentium G2120T

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Pentium G2120T vs the Core i5 3470T.

Front view of Intel Core i5 3470T

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Much better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.44 GHz vs 2.7 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing

Features Key features of the Pentium G2120T  vs Core i5 3470T 

clock speed

Pentium G2120T
2.7 GHz
Core i5 3470T
2.9 GHz

L2 cache

L3 cache

gpu clock speed

Pentium G2120T
650 MHz
Core i5 3470T
650 MHz

overclocked clock speed (air)

Pentium G2120T
2.7 GHz
Core i5 3470T
3.44 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Pentium G2120T
2.7 GHz
Core i5 3470T
2.9 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G2120T  vs
Core i5 3470T 
Clock speed 2.7 GHz 2.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

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 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 30.66 $/year
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Pentium G2120T  vs
Core i5 3470T 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.7 GHz 3.44 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.7 GHz 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.7 GHz 3.44 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,100 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 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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