Intel Core i3-1005G1 vs Intel Pentium Gold 6405U

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i3-1005G1 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
Intel Core i3-1005G1 Intel Pentium Gold 6405U

CPU comparison

Intel Core i3-1005G1 or Intel Pentium Gold 6405U - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i3-1005G1 has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.40 GHz. Up to 64 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i3-1005G1 was released in Q3/2019.

The Intel Pentium Gold 6405U has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium Gold 6405U was released in Q4/2019.
Intel Core i3 (202) Family Intel Pentium (150)
Intel Core i 1000G/10000U (19) CPU group Intel Pentium 6000 (1)
10 Generation 10
Ice Lake U Architecture Comet Lake U
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i3-1005G1 is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.20 GHz (3.40 GHz). The Intel Pentium Gold 6405U has 2 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 2.40 GHz.

Intel Core i3-1005G1 Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
1.20 GHz Frequency 2.40 GHz
3.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
3.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Core i3-1005G1 Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

Intel UHD Graphics (Ice Lake G1) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 610
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
0.90 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.95 GHz
11 GPU Generation 9.5
10 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
32 Compute units 12
256 Shader 96
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
32 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 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.

Intel UHD Graphics (Ice Lake G1) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 610
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 Intel Core i3-1005G1 supports a maximum of 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium Gold 6405U can connect up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Core i3-1005G1 Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
LPDDR4-3733, DDR4-3200 Memory LPDDR3-2133, DDR4-2400
64 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
59.6 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
4.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 2.0
16 PCIe lanes 12
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 6.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Core i3-1005G1 has a TDP of 15 W, that of the Intel Pentium Gold 6405U is 15 W.

Intel Core i3-1005G1 Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
13 W TDP down 12.5 W
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i3-1005G1 has a 4.00 MB cache, while the Intel Pentium Gold 6405U cache has a total of 2.00 MB.

Intel Core i3-1005G1 Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
10 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
BGA 1526 Socket BGA 1528
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
Q3/2019 Release date Q4/2019
281 $ Release price 193 $
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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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1126 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
592 (53%)

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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2385 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1340 (56%)

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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
Intel UHD Graphics (Ice Lake G1) @ 0.90 GHz
483 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
Intel UHD Graphics 610 @ 0.95 GHz
182 (38%)

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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
5019 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2329 (46%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1047 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2319 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1354 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2605 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
402 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
949 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
Intel Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
18 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
388 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 1.20 GHz
1114 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
158 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
409 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i3-1005G1 Intel Pentium Gold 6405U
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Lenovo Ideapad 3 17IML05

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