Intel Core i3-2125 vs Celeron G3930T

Intel Core i3-2125
Intel Celeron G3930T

General info

Comparing Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
6.34
 
29.14
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
no data
 
Intel Celeron
Architecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Kaby Lake
Release date
4 September 2011
 
3 January 2017
Launch price (MSRP)
$170
 
$42
Price now
$176
 
$38

Technical specs

Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
4
 
2
Base frequency
3.3 GHz
 
2.7 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.3 GHz
 
2.7 GHz
Bus support
no data
 
8 GT/s
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
256K (per core)
L3 cache
3 MB (shared)
 
2 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
131 mm2
 
no data
Maximum core temperature
69 °C
 
92 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
no data
 
65 °C
Transistor count
504 million
 
no data
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T 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
 
FCLGA1151
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
AES-NI
-
 
+
vPro
-
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
-
 
-
Hyper-Threading
+
 
-
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
+
 
no data
FDI
+
 
no data
Fast Memory Access
+
 
no data

Security technologies

Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
-
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
no data
 
+
MPX
-
 
+
Identity Protection
+
 
+
SGX
no data
 
Yes with Intel® ME
OS Guard
no data
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
DDR4-2133, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
64 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
21 GB/s
 
35.76 GB/s
ECC memory support
-
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T.
Max video memory
no data
 
64 GB
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Clear Video
no data
 
+
Clear Video HD
+
 
+
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
1 GHz
InTru 3D
+
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
2
 
3

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T 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 Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
no data
 
12
OpenGL
no data
 
4.4

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i3-2125 2.66 +0.8%
Celeron G3930T 2.64

Passmark

i3-2125 2160 +0.7%
Celeron G3930T 2144

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i3-2125 and Celeron G3930T are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i3-2125

0.8% faster in synthetic tests
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)

Advantages of Intel Celeron G3930T

Much newer (3 January 2017 vs 4 September 2011)
Cheaper ($42 vs $170)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 32 nm)
Less power hungry (35 vs 65 watts)
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)
AES-NI save
MemoryProtectionExtensionsVersion
ECCMemory

So, Core i3-2125 or Celeron G3930T?

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