Intel Celeron 2970M: specs and benchmarks

Intel Celeron 2970M

Summary

Intel started Celeron 2970M sales 14 April 2014 at a recommended price of $75. This is Haswell architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.20 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCPGA946 processor with a TDP of 37 Watt. It supports DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 4.89 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Celeron 2970M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Celeron
 
Achitecture codename
Haswell
 
Release date
14 April 2014
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$75
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)

Technical specs

Celeron 2970M's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron 2970M's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
2.2 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
512 KB
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
2 MB
 
of 256 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
130 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
960 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Celeron 2970M 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
 
Socket
FCPGA946
 
Power consumption (TDP)
37 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron 2970M. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 

Security technologies

Celeron 2970M technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Anti-Theft
-
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron 2970M are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron 2970M.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Celeron 2970M.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell) (400 - 1100 MHz)
 
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
Quick Sync
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron 2970M's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
VGA
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Celeron 2970M's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron 2970M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

4.89

3DMark06 CPU

2489

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3222

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

6248

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.96

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

1.9

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

85

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

164

WinRAR 4.0

1410

x264 encoding pass 1

63

x264 encoding pass 2

12

TrueCrypt AES

0.2

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

2343

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

3909

Passmark

2312

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Celeron 2970M is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Celeron 2970M performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Celeron 2970M from AMD is E2-7110, which is slower by 1% and lower by 8 positions in our rating.

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