Intel Celeron N4120 vs Intel Pentium Silver N5000

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Celeron N4120 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
Intel Celeron Family Intel Pentium
Intel Celeron J4000/N4000/N5000 CPU group Intel Pentium J5000/N5000
9 Generation 9
Gemini Lake Architecture Gemini Lake
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor Intel Pentium Silver N6000

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Celeron N4120 or Intel Pentium Silver N5000 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.10 GHz Frequency 1.10 GHz
2.60 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 2.70 GHz
2.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.70 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Celeron N4120 or Intel Pentium Silver N5000 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

Intel UHD Graphics 600 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 605
0.20 GHz GPU frequency 0.20 GHz
0.70 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.75 GHz
9.5 GPU Generation 9.5
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
12 Execution units 18
96 Shader 144
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 8 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR4-2400 Memory DDR4-2400
Max. Memory 8 GB
2 Memory channels 2
38.4 GB/s Bandwidth --
No ECC No
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 2.0
6 PCIe lanes 6

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

6 W TDP (PL1) 6 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Celeron N4120 or Intel Pentium Silver N5000 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

10 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
BGA 1090 Socket BGA 1090
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q4/2019 Release date Q4/2017
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
165 (96%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
171 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
407 (84%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
482 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
452 (100%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
434 (96%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1554 (100%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1238 (80%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
740 (100%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
Intel UHD Graphics 600 @ 0.70 GHz
134 (62%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
Intel UHD Graphics 605 @ 0.75 GHz
216 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
2516 (97%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2602 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
77 (99%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
78 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
197 (79%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
248 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1932 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
5225 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
0.9 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2.8 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processor

Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
Unknown ASUS VivoBook 14 N5000
Acer Swift 1 N5000
MEDION Notebook N5000
Lenovo IdeaPad N5000

Leaderboards

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