Intel Celeron 2980U vs 3965Y

General info

Comparing Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
5.83
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Celeron
 
Intel Celeron
Architecture codename
Haswell
 
Kaby Lake
Release date
1 September 2013
 
21 April 2017
Price now
no data
 
$107

Technical specs

Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
1.6 GHz
 
1.5 GHz
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
128 KB
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
512 KB
L3 cache
2 MB (shared)
 
2 MB
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
118 mm2
 
no data
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
no data
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
no data
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y 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
FCBGA1168
 
FCBGA1515
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
6 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
AES-NI
-
 
+
AVX
-
 
+
vPro
-
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Speed Shift
no data
 
+
My WiFi
no data
 
+
Turbo Boost
-
 
-
Hyper-Threading
-
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
no data
 
+
Smart Response
-
 
+
GPIO
+
 
no data
Smart Connect
+
 
no data
FDI
-
 
no data
AMT
9.5
 
no data
Matrix Storage
-
 
no data
HD Audio
+
 
no data
RST
+
 
no data

Security technologies

Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
+
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
+
MPX
-
 
+
SGX
no data
 
Yes with Intel® ME
OS Guard
-
 
+
Anti-Theft
-
 
no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
-
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, LPDDR3-1333, LPDDR3-1600
 
LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Maximum memory size
16 GB
 
16 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB/s
 
29.8 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y.
Integrated graphics
Intel® HD Graphics for 4th Generation Intel® Processors
 
Max video memory
no data
 
16 GB
Quick Sync
-
 
+
Clear Video
+
 
+
Clear Video HD
no data
 
+
Graphics max frequency
1 GHz
 
850 MHz

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
3
eDP
+
 
+
DisplayPort
+
 
+
HDMI
+
 
+
DVI
no data
 
+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
no data
 
+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
no data
 
4096x2304@24Hz
Max resolution over eDP
no data
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
no data
 
4096x2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
no data
 
12
OpenGL
no data
 
4.4

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
10
PCI support
-
 
no data
USB revision
3.0
 
no data
Total number of SATA ports
4
 
no data
Max number of SATA 6 Gb/s Ports
2
 
no data
Integrated IDE
-
 
no data
Number of USB ports
4
 
no data
Integrated LAN
-
 
no data
UART
+
 
no data

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Celeron 2980U 1.35
Celeron 3965Y 1.51 +11.9%

Passmark

Celeron 2980U 1077
Celeron 3965Y 1203 +11.7%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Celeron 2980U and Celeron 3965Y are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Celeron 2980U

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel Celeron 2980U over Intel Celeron 3965Y.

Advantages of Intel Celeron 3965Y

11.9% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (21 April 2017 vs 1 September 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
Less power hungry (6 vs 15 watts)
HyperThreading (allows one physical CPU function as two logical ones. It increases performance, since while one logical CPU is waiting for data, the second may still do useful work)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
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)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
AES-NI save
MemoryProtectionExtensionsVersion
QuickSyncVideo

So, Celeron 2980U or 3965Y?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Celeron 3965Y.
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