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Front view of Intel Pentium G2140

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium G2140

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Much lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 114.97W 2.6x lower typical power consumption
Much 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 42.19 $/year 3.2x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 112.39 $/year 2.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Apr, 2012 Release date 11 months later
Front view of Intel Core i7 3770K

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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
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.69 GHz vs 3.3 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 3.3 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.8 GHz vs 3.3 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G2140 vs Core i7 3770K

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 G2140
174.3 MB/s
Core i7 3770K
2,620,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G2140  vs
Core i7 3770K 
Clock speed 3.3 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
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 77W
Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year 42.19 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year 112.39 $/year
Performance per watt 2.38 pt/W 4.55 pt/W
Typical power consumption 44.69W 114.97W

bus

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

details

Pentium G2140  vs
Core i7 3770K 
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

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.3 GHz 4.69 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.3 GHz 4.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.3 GHz 4.69 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 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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