Intel Pentium N3520: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium N3520

Summary

Intel started Pentium N3520 sales 1 December 2013 at a recommended price of $161. This is Bay Trail-M architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.42 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCBGA1170 processor with a TDP of 7.5 Watt. It supports DDR3L-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.62 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Pentium N3520 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Pentium
 
Achitecture codename
Bay Trail-M
 
Release date
1 December 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$161
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Pentium N3520's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium N3520's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2.42 GHz
 
of 5
L1 cache
224 KB
 
of 768
L2 cache
2 MB
 
of 16384
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
of 7
Maximum core temperature
105 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
0.4V – 1.14V
 

Compatibility

Information on Pentium N3520 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)
7.5 Watt
 
of 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium N3520. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Smart Connect
+
 
RST
-
 

Security technologies

Pentium N3520 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Anti-Theft
-
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium N3520 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium N3520.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333
 
Maximum memory size
8 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Pentium N3520.
Graphics max frequency
854 MHz
 
Quick Sync
-
 
Clear Video HD
-
 
InTru 3D
-
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium N3520's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
2
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Pentium N3520's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
4
 
USB revision
3.0 and 2.0
 
Total number of SATA ports
2
 
Number of USB ports
5
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium N3520. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

5.62

3DMark06 CPU

2320

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

1252

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

4328

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.44

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

1.8

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

38

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

144

WinRAR 4.0

1204

x264 encoding pass 1

51

x264 encoding pass 2

10

TrueCrypt AES

0.3

Geekbench 2

3220

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

918

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

2940

Passmark

1789

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium N3520 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium N3520 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium N3520 from AMD is E2-1800, which is slower by 1% and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

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