Intel Celeron N2940: specs and benchmarks

Intel Celeron N2940

Summary

Intel started Intel Celeron N2940 sales 22 May 2014. This is Bay Trail-M architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.25 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1170 processor with a TDP of 7.5 Watt. It supports DDR3L-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.64 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Celeron N2940 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Celeron
 
Achitecture codename
Bay Trail-M
 
Release date
22 May 2014
 

Technical specs

Celeron N2940's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron N2940's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2.25 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
224 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
2 MB
 
of 32 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Celeron N2940 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
FCBGA1170
 
Power consumption (TDP)
7.5 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron N2940. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Smart Connect
+
 

Security technologies

Celeron N2940 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Anti-Theft
-
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron N2940 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron N2940.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333
 
Maximum memory size
8 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
21.32 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Celeron N2940.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) (313 - 854 MHz)
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
-
 
Graphics max frequency
854 MHz
 
InTru 3D
-
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron N2940's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
2
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Celeron N2940's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
4
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)
USB revision
3.0 and 2.0
 
Total number of SATA ports
2
 
Number of USB ports
5
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron N2940. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

3.64

3DMark06 CPU

2191

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

1150

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

3958

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.42

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

1.6

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

36

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

111

x264 encoding pass 1

47

x264 encoding pass 2

9

TrueCrypt AES

0.2

Passmark

1722

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Celeron N2940 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Celeron N2940 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Celeron N2940 from AMD is Turion 64 ML-37, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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