Intel Pentium N3700 vs Intel Celeron N3150

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Intel Pentium N3700 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Celeron N3150
Intel Pentium N3700 Intel Celeron N3150

CPU comparison

Intel Pentium N3700 or Intel Celeron N3150 - 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 N3700 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. Up to 8 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium N3700 was released in Q2/2015.

The Intel Celeron N3150 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.08 GHz. The CPU supports up to 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Celeron N3150 was released in Q2/2015.
Intel Pentium (150) Family Intel Celeron (165)
Intel Pentium J3000/N3700 (3) CPU group Intel Celeron J3000/N3000 (10)
7 Generation 8
Braswell Architecture Braswell
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium N3700 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium N3700 is 1.60 GHz (2.40 GHz) while the Intel Celeron N3150 has 4 CPU cores and 4 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Celeron N3150 is at 1.60 GHz (2.08 GHz).

Intel Pentium N3700 Characteristic Intel Celeron N3150
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.60 GHz Frequency 1.60 GHz
2.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 2.08 GHz
2.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.08 GHz

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 N3700 Characteristic Intel Celeron N3150
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Pentium N3700 or Intel Celeron N3150 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 405 (16EU) GPU Intel HD Graphics 400
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.32 GHz
0.70 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.64 GHz
8 GPU Generation 8
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
16 Compute units 12
128 Shader 96
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
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.

Intel HD Graphics 405 (16EU) GPU Intel HD Graphics 400
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
Decode Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Pentium N3700 can use up to 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 25.6 GB/s. The Intel Celeron N3150 supports up to 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 25.6 GB/s.

Intel Pentium N3700 Characteristic Intel Celeron N3150
DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3L-1600
8 GB Max. Memory 8 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
25.6 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
2.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 2.0
4 PCIe lanes 4
2.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 2.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Pentium N3700 is 6 W, while the Intel Celeron N3150 has a TDP of 6 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Pentium N3700 Characteristic Intel Celeron N3150
6 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 6 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
4 W TDP down 4 W
90 °C Tjunction max. 90 °C

Technical details

The Intel Pentium N3700 is manufactured in 14 nm and has 2.00 MB cache. The Intel Celeron N3150 is manufactured in 14 nm and has a 2.00 MB cache.

Intel Pentium N3700 Characteristic Intel Celeron N3150
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
BGA 1170 Socket BGA 1170
VT-x, VT-x EPT Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2015 Release date Q2/2015
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium N3700 (100%)
Intel Celeron N3150 (91%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium N3700 (100%)
Intel Celeron N3150 (94%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
229 (100%)
Intel Celeron N3150 Intel Celeron N3150
4C 4T @ 2.08 GHz
218 (95%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
770 (100%)
Intel Celeron N3150 Intel Celeron N3150
4C 4T @ 2.08 GHz
765 (99%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
186 (100%)
Intel Celeron N3150 Intel Celeron N3150
4C 4T @ 2.08 GHz
169 (91%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
563 (100%)
Intel Celeron N3150 Intel Celeron N3150
4C 4T @ 2.08 GHz
525 (93%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
Intel HD Graphics 405 (16EU) @ 0.70 GHz
179 (100%)
Intel Celeron N3150 Intel Celeron N3150
Intel HD Graphics 400 @ 0.64 GHz
134 (75%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1248 (100%)
Intel Celeron N3150 Intel Celeron N3150
4C 4T @ 2.08 GHz
1205 (97%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
40 (100%)
Intel Celeron N3150 Intel Celeron N3150
4C 4T @ 2.08 GHz
35 (88%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
145 (100%)
Intel Celeron N3150 Intel Celeron N3150
4C 4T @ 2.08 GHz
126 (87%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
341 (100%)
Intel Celeron N3150 Intel Celeron N3150
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

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