Intel Pentium G4600T vs Intel Pentium Gold G5500T

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Intel Pentium G4600T CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
Intel Pentium G4600T Intel Pentium Gold G5500T

CPU comparison

Intel Pentium G4600T or Intel Pentium Gold G5500T - 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 G4600T has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.00 GHz. Up to 64 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium G4600T was released in Q1/2017.

The Intel Pentium Gold G5500T has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.20 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium Gold G5500T was released in Q2/2018.
Intel Pentium (150) Family Intel Pentium (150)
Intel Pentium G4000 (5) CPU group Intel Pentium G5000 (8)
7 Generation 8
Kaby Lake S Architecture Coffee Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor Intel Pentium G4500T
-- Successor Intel Pentium Gold G6500T

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium G4600T has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium G4600T is 3.00 GHz while the Intel Pentium Gold G5500T has 2 CPU cores and 4 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium Gold G5500T is at 3.20 GHz.

Intel Pentium G4600T Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
2 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.00 GHz Frequency 3.20 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

Intel Pentium G4600T Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Pentium G4600T or Intel Pentium Gold G5500T 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 630 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.05 GHz
9.5 GPU Generation 9.5
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
24 Compute units 24
192 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 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 HD Graphics 630 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
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 Pentium G4600T can use up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 38.4 GB/s. The Intel Pentium Gold G5500T supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 38.4 GB/s.

Intel Pentium G4600T Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
DDR4-2400 Memory DDR4-2400
64 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
38.4 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
3.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Pentium G4600T is 35 W, while the Intel Pentium Gold G5500T has a TDP of 35 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Pentium G4600T Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
35 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 35 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 25 W
-- Tjunction max. 88 °C

Technical details

The Intel Pentium G4600T is manufactured in 14 nm and has 3.00 MB cache. The Intel Pentium Gold G5500T is manufactured in 14 nm and has a 4.00 MB cache.

Intel Pentium G4600T Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
14 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
LGA 1151 Socket LGA 1151
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2017 Release date Q2/2018
71 $ Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium G4600T (97%)
Intel Pentium Gold G5500T (99%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium G4600T (95%)
Intel Pentium Gold G5500T (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 G4600T Intel Pentium G4600T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
803 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold G5500T Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
780 (97%)

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 G4600T Intel Pentium G4600T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1698 (94%)
Intel Pentium Gold G5500T Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1810 (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 G4600T Intel Pentium G4600T
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.05 GHz
403 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold G5500T Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.05 GHz
403 (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 G4600T Intel Pentium G4600T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3143 (96%)
Intel Pentium Gold G5500T Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
3260 (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 G4600T Intel Pentium G4600T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
129 (93%)
Intel Pentium Gold G5500T Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
138 (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 G4600T Intel Pentium G4600T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
327 (94%)
Intel Pentium Gold G5500T Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
349 (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 G4600T Intel Pentium G4600T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
679 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold G5500T Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
2C 4T @ 3.20 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 Pentium G4600T Intel Pentium G4600T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1425 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold G5500T Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)

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