Intel Pentium G3250 vs Celeron G4920

General info

Comparing Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
9.57
 
17.10
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
no data
 
Intel Celeron
Architecture codename
Haswell
 
Coffee Lake
Release date
21 July 2014
 
3 April 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
$171
 
$52
Price now
$110
 
$70

Technical specs

Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Base frequency
3.2 GHz
 
3.2 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.2 GHz
 
3.2 GHz
Bus support
no data
 
4 × 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)
 
6 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
177 mm2
 
126 mm2
Maximum core temperature
72 °C
 
100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
72 °C
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
no data
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920 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
FCLGA1150
 
FCLGA1151
Power consumption (TDP)
54 Watt
 
51 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
AES-NI
-
 
+
vPro
-
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
-
 
-
Hyper-Threading
-
 
-
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+

Security technologies

Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
-
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
+
MPX
-
 
+
Identity Protection
-
 
+
SGX
no data
 
Yes with Intel® ME
OS Guard
no data
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1333, DDR3L-1333
 
DDR4-2400
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
64 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
21.3 GB/s
 
37.5 GB/s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920.
Integrated graphics
Intel® HD Graphics for 4th Generation Intel® Processors
 
Max video memory
1.7 GB
 
64 GB
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Clear Video
no data
 
+
Clear Video HD
no data
 
+
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
1.05 GHz
InTru 3D
no data
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
3
eDP
+
 
no data
DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
DVI
+
 
no data
VGA
+
 
no data

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
no data
 
+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
1920x1080@60Hz
 
4096x2304@24Hz
Max resolution over eDP
2560x1600@60Hz
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
2560x1600@60Hz
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over VGA
1920x1200@60Hz
 
no data

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.1/12
 
12
OpenGL
4.3
 
4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920.
PCIe revision
Up to 3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Pentium G3250 2.55
Celeron G4920 2.90 +13.7%

Passmark

Pentium G3250 2039
Celeron G4920 2314 +13.5%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Pentium G3250 and Celeron G4920 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Pentium G3250

Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
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HDMIMenu

Advantages of Intel Celeron G4920

13.7% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (3 April 2018 vs 21 July 2014)
Cheaper ($52 vs $171)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
Less power hungry (51 vs 54 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
IdentityProtectionTechVersion

So, Pentium G3250 or Celeron G4920?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Celeron G4920.
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