Intel Celeron N3160: specs and benchmarks

Intel Celeron N3160

Summary

Intel started Celeron N3160 sales 1 April 2016. This is Braswell architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.24 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCBGA1170 processor with a TDP of 6 Watt. It supports DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.19 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Celeron N3160 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
1.71
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Celeron
 
Achitecture codename
Braswell
 
Release date
1 April 2016
 
Price now
$287
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Celeron N3160's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron N3160's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2.24 GHz
 
of 5
L2 cache
2 MB
 
of 16384
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 7
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Celeron N3160 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
 
of 8
Socket
FCBGA1170
 
Power consumption (TDP)
6 Watt
 
of 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron N3160. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Smart Response
-
 
GPIO
+
 
Smart Connect
-
 
HD Audio
+
 
RST
-
 

Security technologies

Celeron N3160 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Boot
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
OS Guard
-
 
Anti-Theft
-
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron N3160 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
VT-i
-
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron N3160.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1600
 
Maximum memory size
8 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Celeron N3160.
Graphics max frequency
640 MHz
 
Max video memory
8 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Execution Units
12
 
InTru 3D
-
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron N3160's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Celeron N3160's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
+
 
OpenGL
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Celeron N3160's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
4
 
USB revision
2.0 / 3.0
 
Total number of SATA ports
2
 
Max number of SATA 6 Gb/s Ports
2
 
Number of USB ports
5
 
Integrated LAN
-
 
UART
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron N3160. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

5.19

Passmark

1664

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Celeron N3160 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Celeron N3160 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Celeron N3160 from AMD is A6-7000, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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