AMD Phenom II X4 P960 vs Intel Core i3-1005G1
Comparing Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
64K (per core)
256K (per core)
4 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
64 bit support
Information on Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
MMX, 3DNow, SSE (1,2,3,4A), AMD64, Enhanced Virus Protection, Virtualization, integrated DDR3-1066 memory controller, HyperTransport 3.0
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Yes with Intel® ME
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
General parameters of GPUs integrated into Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1.
Graphics max frequency
Available interfaces and connections of Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
Graphics image quality
Maximum display resolutions supported by Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
Yes, at 120Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096 x 2304
Max resolution over eDP
5120 x 3200
Max resolution over DisplayPort
5120 x 3200
Graphics API support
APIs supported by Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Phenom II X4 P960 5.92
Phenom II X4 P960 2519
i3-1005G1 5501 +118.4%
Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
Phenom II X4 P960 1542
i3-1005G1 6573 +326.3%
Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
Phenom II X4 P960 5354
i3-1005G1 14323 +167.5%
Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
Phenom II X4 P960 2
i3-1005G1 5 +150%
Phenom II X4 P960 24
i3-1005G1 13.92 +72.4%
Let's see how good Phenom II X4 P960 and Core i3-1005G1 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of AMD Phenom II X4 P960
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)
Advantages of Intel Core i3-1005G1
Much newer (1 August 2019 vs 19 October 2010)
Higher maximum frequency (3400 vs 1800 MHz)
Finer manufacturing process technology (10 vs 45 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 25 watts)
Turbo Boost 2.0 (dynamically manages an Intel CPU's voltage and core frequency, allowing them to exceed rated values for short periods of time)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
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)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
So, Phenom II X4 P960 or Core i3-1005G1?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Phenom II X4 P960 and Intel Core i3-1005G1. The differences in performance seem too small.
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