CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of N3700 vs N2840 among laptop CPUs (up to 15W)

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

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

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?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

6.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Pentium N3700 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium N3700

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Intel Pentium N3700

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Front view of Intel Celeron N2840

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Intel Celeron N2840

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Celeron N2840 vs the Pentium N3700.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium N3700 vs Celeron N2840

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium N3700
13.56 mHash/s
Celeron N2840
1.72 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Pentium N3700
4.52 mPixels/s
Celeron N2840
1.11 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium N3700
0.53 fps
Celeron N2840
0.13 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 N3700
382.3 MB/s
Celeron N2840
60,300 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium N3700  vs
Celeron N2840 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 2.16 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.58 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked Yes No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 3 2
GPU clock speed 400 MHz 311 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 8,192 MB 8,192 MB

details

Pentium N3700  vs
Celeron N2840 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.58 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 2.17 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 2.58 GHz

power consumption

TDP 6W 7.5W
Annual home energy cost 1.45 $/year 1.81 $/year
Performance per watt 12.57 pt/W 7.13 pt/W
Typical power consumption 4.88W 6.09W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
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