Intel Pentium G2030 vs Intel Core i5-3570

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Intel Pentium G2030 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-3570
Intel Pentium G2030 Intel Core i5-3570

CPU comparison

Intel Pentium G2030 or Intel Core i5-3570 - 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 Pentium G2030 has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.00 GHz. Up to 32 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium G2030 was released in Q2/2013.

The Intel Core i5-3570 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.80 GHz. The CPU supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-3570 was released in Q2/2012.
Intel Pentium (150) Family Intel Core i5 (331)
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 Intel Core i5-4570

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium G2030 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium G2030 is 3.00 GHz while the Intel Core i5-3570 has 4 CPU cores and 4 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-3570 is at 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz).

Intel Pentium G2030 Characteristic Intel Core i5-3570
2 Cores 4
2 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
3.00 GHz Frequency 3.40 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.80 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.80 GHz

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 G2030 Characteristic Intel Core i5-3570
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Pentium G2030 or Intel Core i5-3570 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.

Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) GPU Intel HD Graphics 2500
0.65 GHz GPU frequency 0.65 GHz
1.00 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.15 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

The Intel Pentium G2030 can use up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 21.3 GB/s. The Intel Core i5-3570 supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 25.6 GB/s.

Intel Pentium G2030 Characteristic Intel Core i5-3570
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 6.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16
8.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Pentium G2030 is 55 W, while the Intel Core i5-3570 has a TDP of 77 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Pentium G2030 Characteristic Intel Core i5-3570
55 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 77 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Pentium G2030 is manufactured in 22 nm and has 3.00 MB cache. The Intel Core i5-3570 is manufactured in 22 nm and has a 6.00 MB cache.

Intel Pentium G2030 Characteristic Intel Core i5-3570
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 Q2/2012
50 $ Release price 213 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium G2030 (78%)
Intel Core i5-3570 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 6 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium G2030 (40%)
Intel Core i5-3570 (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 G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
608 (83%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
731 (100%)

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 G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1217 (44%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
2780 (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 G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
607 (75%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
805 (100%)

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 G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1124 (40%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
2788 (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 G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
512 (69%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
741 (100%)

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 G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
886 (39%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
2246 (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 G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
96 (87%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.15 GHz
110 (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 G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1721 (35%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
4914 (100%)

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 G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
583 (41%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1436 (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 G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
109 (83%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
132 (100%)

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 G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
217 (43%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
510 (100%)

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 Pentium G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
372 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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