Intel Pentium Silver N5030: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium Silver N5030

Summary

Intel started Intel Pentium Silver N5030 sales 4 November 2019. This is Gemini Lake 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 3100 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1090 processor with a TDP of 6 Watt. It supports upto-2400 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 2.94 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Pentium Silver N5030 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Gemini Lake
 
Architecture codename
Gemini Lake
 
Release date
4 November 2019
 

Technical specs

Pentium Silver N5030's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium Silver N5030's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
3.1 GHz
 
L2 cache
4 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Maximum core temperature
105 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Pentium Silver N5030 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
FCBGA1090
 
Power consumption (TDP)
6 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium Silver N5030. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2
 
AES-NI
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Speed Shift
-
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Smart Response
-
 
GPIO
+
 
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
-
 

Security technologies

Pentium Silver N5030 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
MPX
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 
Anti-Theft
-
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium Silver N5030 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium Silver N5030.
Supported memory types
upto-2400
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
8 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Pentium Silver N5030.
Integrated graphics
 
Max video memory
8 GB
 
Graphics max frequency
750 MHz
 
Execution Units
18
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium Silver N5030's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
MIPI-DSI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Pentium Silver N5030's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2160@30Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2160@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2160@60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Pentium Silver N5030's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.4
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Pentium Silver N5030's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
6
 
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
8
 
Integrated LAN
-
 
UART
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium Silver N5030. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

2.94

3DMark06 CPU

3895

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

2498

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

7724

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.02

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

3.1

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

77

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

186

WinRAR 4.0

1163

x264 encoding pass 1

84

x264 encoding pass 2

18

Passmark

2393

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium Silver N5030 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium Silver N5030 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium Silver N5030 from AMD is A12-9700P, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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