CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of G630 vs G2020 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

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

7.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Pentium G2020 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Pentium G2020  based on its performance, single-core performance and overclocking.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium G630

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium G630

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Better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
Higher GPU clock speed 850 MHz vs 650 MHz More than 30% higher GPU clock speed
Front view of Intel Pentium G2020

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium G2020

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 2.9 GHz vs 2.7 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Better geekbench 3 single core score 2,132 vs 1,838 More than 15% better geekbench 3 single core score
Newer Jan, 2013 vs Jul, 2011 Release date over 1 years later
Lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 52.81W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Better PassMark score 2,780 vs 2,388 More than 15% better PassMark score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.04 GHz vs 2.79 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz vs 2.7 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 56.94 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 15.66 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G630 vs G2020

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 G630
132,800 MB/s
Pentium G2020
151,400 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G630  vs
G2020 
Clock speed 2.7 GHz 2.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1155

features

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

power consumption

TDP 65W 55W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 13.25 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 48.18 $/year
Performance per watt 2.53 pt/W 2.62 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 44.69W

bus

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

details

Pentium G630  vs
G2020 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
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 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 27 29

overclocking

Overclock popularity 3 3
Overclocked clock speed 2.79 GHz 3.04 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.7 GHz 3.1 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,725.5 2,960.3
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.79 GHz 3.04 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 17,066.66 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Pentium G630
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