Intel Pentium G2020 vs Intel Core i3-3220T

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Intel Pentium G2020 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-3220T
Intel Pentium G2020 Intel Core i3-3220T

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Pentium G2020 and the Intel Core i3-3220T and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Pentium G2020 2 core processor released in Q2/2013 with the Intel Core i3-3220T which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q3/2012.
Intel Pentium (150) Family Intel Core i3 (205)
Intel Pentium G2000 (4) CPU group Intel Core i 3000 (31)
4 Generation 3
Ivy Bridge S Architecture Ivy Bridge S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium G2020 is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.90 GHz. The processor can compute 2 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i3-3220T clocks with 2.80 GHz, has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

Intel Pentium G2020 Characteristic Intel Core i3-3220T
2 Cores 2
2 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.90 GHz Frequency 2.80 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- 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 Pentium G2020 Characteristic Intel Core i3-3220T
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-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) GPU Intel HD Graphics 2500
0.65 GHz GPU frequency 0.65 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.05 GHz
7 GPU Generation 7
22 nm Technology 22 nm
3 Max. displays 3
6 Compute units 6
48 Shader 48
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.0 DirectX Version 11.0

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 HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) GPU Intel HD Graphics 2500
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 32 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Pentium G2020, while the Intel Core i3-3220T supports a maximum of 32 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s enabled.

Intel Pentium G2020 Characteristic Intel Core i3-3220T
DDR3-1333 Memory DDR3-1600
32 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
21.3 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
3.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 2.0
16 PCIe lanes 16
8.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Pentium G2020 has a TDP of 55 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i3-3220T is 35 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Pentium G2020 Characteristic Intel Core i3-3220T
55 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 35 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Pentium G2020 has 3.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 22 nm. The cache of Intel Core i3-3220T is at 3.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 22 nm.

Intel Pentium G2020 Characteristic Intel Core i3-3220T
22 nm Technology 22 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, AVX
LGA 1155 Socket LGA 1155
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2013 Release date Q3/2012
48 $ Release price 117 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium G2020 (100%)
Intel Core i3-3220T (92%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium G2020 (86%)
Intel Core i3-3220T (100%)

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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
578 (100%)
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
517 (89%)

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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
1079 (95%)
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1141 (100%)

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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
495 (100%)
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
465 (94%)

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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
847 (83%)
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1024 (100%)

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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) @ 1.05 GHz
101 (100%)
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.05 GHz
101 (100%)

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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
1674 (87%)
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1934 (100%)

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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
101 (100%)
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
94 (93%)

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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
196 (78%)
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
251 (100%)

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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
558 (100%)
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
1051 (100%)
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 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 Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
569 (100%)
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
0 (0%)

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