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Intel Pentium G2130: specs and benchmarks
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Intel started Intel Pentium G2130 sales 21 January 2013 at a recommended price of $90. This is Ivy Bridge architecture desktop 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 3.2 and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1155 processor with a TDP of 55 Watt and a maximum temperature of 65 °C. It supports DDR3 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at
of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.
Of Pentium G2130 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
|Place in performance rating||1759|
|Value for money||2.80|
|Market segment||Desktop processor|
|Architecture codename||Ivy Bridge|
|Release date||21 January 2013 (8 years ago)|
|Launch price (MSRP)||$90||of 305 (Core i7-870)|
|Price now||$44 (0.5x MSRP)||of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
|Physical cores||2 (Dual-core)|
|Base clock speed||3.2 GHz||of 4.7 (FX-9590)|
|Boost clock speed||3.2 GHz||of 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)|
|L1 cache||64 KB (per core)||of 896 (Atom C3950)|
|L2 cache||256 KB (per core)||of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)|
|L3 cache||3072 KB (shared)||of 32768 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)|
|Chip lithography||22 nm||of 5 (Apple M1)|
|Die size||94 mm2|
|Maximum case temperature (TCase)||65 °C||of 105 (Core i7-5557U)|
|64 bit support||+|
|Windows 11 compatibility||-|
Information on Pentium G2130 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.
|Number of CPUs in a configuration||1||of 8 (Opteron 842)|
|Thermal design power (TDP)||55 Watt||of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Pentium G2130. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
|Instruction set extensions||Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2|
|Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)||+|
|Turbo Boost Technology||-|
Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium G2130's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.
|Supported memory types||DDR3||of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)|
|Maximum memory size||32 GB||of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)|
|Max memory channels||2||of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)|
|Maximum memory bandwidth||25.6 GB/s||of 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)|
|ECC memory support||+|
General parameters of GPU integrated into Pentium G2130.
|Integrated graphics card||Intel® HD Graphics for 3rd Generation Intel® Processors|
|Quick Sync Video||-|
|Clear Video HD||-|
|Graphics max frequency||1.05 GHz|
Available interfaces and connections of Pentium G2130's integrated GPU.
|Number of displays supported||3|
Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.
|PCIe version||2.0||of 3 (Core i7-7700K)|
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Pentium G2130. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.
Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Pentium G2130. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
|Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)||3.8 Mh/s|
Let's see how good Pentium G2130 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Overall Pentium G2130 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.
We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium G2130 from AMD is Athlon II X4 610e, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.
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