Intel Celeron 3965U: specs and benchmarks

Intel Celeron 3965U

Summary

Intel started Celeron 3965U sales 1 March 2017 at a recommended price of $107. This is Kaby Lake architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.20 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCBGA1356 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt. It supports DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 4.99 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Celeron 3965U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
6.59
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Celeron
 
Achitecture codename
Kaby Lake
 
Release date
1 March 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$107
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)
Price now
$107
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Celeron 3965U's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron 3965U'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
14 nm
 
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Celeron 3965U 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
FCBGA1356
 
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron 3965U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Speed Shift
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Smart Response
+
 

Security technologies

Celeron 3965U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
MPX
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

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

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron 3965U.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
 
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
34.1 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Celeron 3965U.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics 610 (300 - 900 MHz)
 
Graphics max frequency
900 MHz
 
Max video memory
32 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron 3965U's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Celeron 3965U's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Celeron 3965U's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.4
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Celeron 3965U's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
10
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

4.99

Passmark

2358

Game benchmarks

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

Relative perfomance

Overall Celeron 3965U performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Celeron 3965U from AMD is A9-9420, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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