Intel Celeron G555 vs Pentium G630

Intel Celeron G555
Intel Pentium G630

General info

Comparing Celeron G555 and Pentium G630 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
4.63
 
7.76
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Achitecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Sandy Bridge
Release date
September 2012
 
September 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
$89
 
$100
Price now
$154
 
$90

Technical specs

Celeron G555 and Pentium G630 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron G555 and Pentium G630 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
2.7 GHz
 
2.7 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
2 MB (shared)
 
3 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
32 nm
Die size
131 mm2
 
131 mm2
Maximum core temperature
69 °C
 
69 °C
Transistor count
504 million
 
504 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Celeron G555 and Pentium G630 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
FCLGA1155
 
FCLGA1155
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron G555 and Pentium G630. 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)
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
-
 
-
Hyper-Threading
-
 
-
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
+
 
+
FDI
+
 
+
Fast Memory Access
+
 
+

Security technologies

Celeron G555 and Pentium G630 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
-
EDB
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron G555 and Pentium G630 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
-
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron G555 and Pentium G630.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066
 
DDR3-1066
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
32 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
17 GB / s
 
17 GB / s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Celeron G555 and Pentium G630.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD (Sandy Bridge)
 
Intel HD (Sandy Bridge)
Graphics max frequency
1 GHz
 
1.1 GHz
Clear Video HD
-
 
-
InTru 3D
-
 
-

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron G555 and Pentium G630 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
2
 
2

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Celeron G555 and Pentium G630.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
2.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron G555 and Pentium G630. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Celeron G555 7.61 +2.1%
Pentium G630 7.45

Passmark

Celeron G555 2422 +2.2%
Pentium G630 2371

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Celeron G555 and Pentium G630. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
1.9 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Celeron G555 and Pentium G630 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Celeron G555

2.1% faster in synthetic tests
Cheaper ($89 vs $100)

Advantages of Intel Pentium G630

AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
AES-NI save

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