Intel Pentium 2020M: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium 2020M

Summary

Intel started Intel Pentium 2020M sales 1 September 2012 at a recommended price of $134. This is Ivy Bridge architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2400 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCPGA988 processor with a TDP of 35 Watt. It supports DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 1.52 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Pentium 2020M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
4.76
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Pentium
 
Architecture codename
Ivy Bridge
 
Release date
1 September 2012
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$134
 
Price now
$134
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Pentium 2020M's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium 2020M's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Base frequency
2.4 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
2.4 GHz
 
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
L3 cache
2 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
Die size
118 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Pentium 2020M 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
FCPGA988
 
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium 2020M. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Demand Based Switching
-
 
FDI
+
 
Fast Memory Access
+
 

Security technologies

Pentium 2020M technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Anti-Theft
-
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium 2020M are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium 2020M.
Supported memory types
DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB/s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Pentium 2020M.
Integrated graphics
Intel® HD Graphics for 3rd Generation Intel® Processors
 
Clear Video
-
 
Clear Video HD
-
 
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
InTru 3D
-
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium 2020M's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
SDVO
+
 
CRT
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Pentium 2020M's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium 2020M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

1.52

3DMark06 CPU

2449

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3299

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

6312

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.98

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

1.9

WinRAR 4.0

1388

x264 encoding pass 1

61

x264 encoding pass 2

11

TrueCrypt AES

0

Geekbench 2

4060

Passmark

1236

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium 2020M is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium 2020M performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium 2020M from AMD is A6-9220C, which is slower by 1% and lower by 7 positions in our rating.

User rating

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