AMD Athlon II X4 635 vs Intel Celeron G4920

AMD Athlon II X4 635
Intel Celeron G4920

General info

Comparing Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
13.81
 
11.59
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
n/d
 
Intel Celeron
Achitecture codename
Propus
 
Coffee Lake
Release date
on January 2010
 
2 April 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
$70
 
$52
Price now
$70
 
$83

Technical specs

Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
2
Number of threads
4
 
2
Maximum frequency
2.9 GHz
 
3.2 GHz
Bus support
n/d
 
4 × 8 GT / s
L1 cache
128 KB (per core)
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
512 KB (per core)
 
256K (per core)
L3 cache
n/d
 
6 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
169 mm2
 
126 mm2
Maximum core temperature
n/d
 
100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
n/d
 
72 °C
Transistor count
300 million
 
n/d
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
AM3
 
FCLGA1151
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 
51 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
n/d
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
AES-NI
-
 
+
vPro
n/d
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
n/d
 
+
Turbo Boost
n/d
 
-
Hyper-Threading
n/d
 
-
Idle States
n/d
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+

Security technologies

Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
n/d
 
-
EDB
n/d
 
+
Secure Key
n/d
 
+
MPX
-
 
+
Identity Protection
-
 
+
SGX
n/d
 
Yes with Intel® ME
OS Guard
n/d
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920 are enumerated here.
VT-d
n/d
 
+
VT-x
n/d
 
+
EPT
n/d
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920.
Supported memory types
DDR3
 
DDR4-2400
Maximum memory size
n/d
 
64 GB
Max memory channels
n/d
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
n/d
 
37.5 GB / s
ECC memory support
-
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920.
Integrated graphics
n/d
 
Max video memory
n/d
 
64 GB
Quick Sync
-
 
+
Clear Video
n/d
 
+
Clear Video HD
n/d
 
+
Graphics max frequency
n/d
 
1.05 GHz
InTru 3D
n/d
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
n/d
 
3

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
n/d
 
+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
n/d
 
4096x2304@24Hz
Max resolution over eDP
n/d
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
n/d
 
4096x2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
n/d
 
12
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920.
PCIe revision
n/d
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
n/d
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Athlon II X4 635 6.83 +0.4%
Celeron G4920 6.80

Passmark

Athlon II X4 635 3233 +0.4%
Celeron G4920 3220

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Athlon II X4 635 and Celeron G4920 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Athlon II X4 635

0.4% faster in synthetic tests
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)

Advantages of Intel Celeron G4920

Cheaper ($52 vs $70)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 45 nm)
Less power hungry (51 vs 95 watts)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
AES-NI save
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
MemoryProtectionExtensionsVersion
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
ECCMemory
QuickSyncVideo

So, Athlon II X4 635 or Celeron G4920?

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