Intel Pentium N3700: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium N3700

Summary

Intel started Intel Pentium N3700 sales 1 April 2015 at a recommended price of $161. This is Braswell architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1170 processor with a TDP of 6 Watt. It supports DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.88 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Pentium N3700 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
1.23
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Pentium
 
Achitecture codename
Braswell
 
Release date
1 April 2015
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$161
 
Price now
$445
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Pentium N3700's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium N3700's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2.4 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L2 cache
2 MB
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Pentium N3700 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
FCBGA1170
 
Power consumption (TDP)
6 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium N3700. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Smart Response
-
 
GPIO
+
 
Smart Connect
-
 
HD Audio
+
 
RST
-
 

Security technologies

Pentium N3700 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Boot
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
OS Guard
-
 
Anti-Theft
-
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium N3700 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
VT-i
-
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium N3700.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1600
 
Maximum memory size
8 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Pentium N3700.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics (Braswell) (400 - 700 MHz)
 
Max video memory
8 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
700 MHz
 
Execution Units
16
 
InTru 3D
-
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium N3700's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Pentium N3700's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
+
 
OpenGL
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Pentium N3700's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
4
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)
USB revision
2.0 / 3.0
 
Total number of SATA ports
2
 
Max number of SATA 6 Gb/s Ports
2
 
Number of USB ports
5
 
Integrated LAN
-
 
UART
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium N3700. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

3.88

3DMark06 CPU

2175

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

1200

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

3148

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.45

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

1.7

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

37

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

141

WinRAR 4.0

1030

x264 encoding pass 1

50

x264 encoding pass 2

10

TrueCrypt AES

0.9

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

956

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

3211

Passmark

1836

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium N3700 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium N3700 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium N3700 from AMD is A9-9420e, which is slower by 1% and lower by 6 positions in our rating.

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