Intel Celeron 2980U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Celeron 2980U has 2 cores with 2 threads and is based on the 4. gen of the Intel Celeron series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1168 socket and was released in Q3/2013. The Intel Celeron 2980U scores 354 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 694 points.
Intel Celeron 2980U

At a glance

Name: Intel Celeron 2980U
Family: Intel Celeron (165)
CPU group: Intel Celeron 2000 (7)
Architecture: Haswell U
Technology: 22 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 4
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Celeron 2980U has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Celeron 2980U is 1.40 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 2
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Celeron 2980U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Celeron 2980U uses the Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1), which has 80 texture shaders and 10 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1)
GPU frequency: 0.20 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.00 GHz
Compute units: 10
Shader: 80
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2012
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 7.5
Direct X: 11.1
Technology: 22 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Frame Generation: No

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.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 16 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 25.6 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
12.8 GB/s
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 12
PCIe Bandwidth: 6.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 15 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Celeron 2980U is made in 22 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 2.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 22 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1168
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Release date: Q3/2013
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Celeron 2980U have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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.
AMD A10-4600M AMD A10-4600M
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
355
AMD A9-9420e AMD A9-9420e
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
355
Intel Celeron E3400 Intel Celeron E3400
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
355
Intel Celeron 2980U Intel Celeron 2980U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
354
Intel Celeron 2981U Intel Celeron 2981U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
354
AMD Phenom II X4 925 AMD Phenom II X4 925
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
354
AMD A8-3820 AMD A8-3820
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
354

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.
AMD Athlon II X2 220 AMD Athlon II X2 220
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
699
Intel Atom E3845 Intel Atom E3845
4C 4T @ 1.91 GHz
696
Intel Pentium 2117U Intel Pentium 2117U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
696
Intel Celeron 2980U Intel Celeron 2980U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
694
Intel Celeron 2981U Intel Celeron 2981U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
694
AMD A8-7150B AMD A8-7150B
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
694
MediaTek Helio X10 MediaTek Helio X10
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
693

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 i7-2610UE Intel Core i7-2610UE
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 0.85 GHz
163
Intel Pentium 3825U Intel Pentium 3825U
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell GT1) @ 0.85 GHz
163
AMD A4-4355M AMD A4-4355M
AMD Radeon HD 7400G @ 0.42 GHz
163
Intel Celeron 2980U Intel Celeron 2980U
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
160
Intel Pentium 3556U Intel Pentium 3556U
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
160
Intel Pentium 3558U Intel Pentium 3558U
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
160
Intel Celeron 2981U Intel Celeron 2981U
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
160

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 Core2 Duo E8190 Intel Core2 Duo E8190
2C 2T @ 2.66 GHz
1029
Intel Pentium B960 Intel Pentium B960
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
1029
AMD Athlon II X2 220 AMD Athlon II X2 220
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
1025
Intel Celeron 2980U Intel Celeron 2980U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
1024
Intel Celeron 2981U Intel Celeron 2981U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
1024
MediaTek MT6750 MediaTek MT6750
8C 8T @ 1.50 GHz
1022
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
8C 8T @ 1.40 GHz
1021

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.
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
64
Intel Core i3-3217U Intel Core i3-3217U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
64
Intel Pentium 4405Y Intel Pentium 4405Y
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
64
Intel Celeron 2980U Intel Celeron 2980U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
63
AMD A9-9410 AMD A9-9410
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
63
Intel Celeron 2981U Intel Celeron 2981U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
63
AMD Phenom II X4 900e AMD Phenom II X4 900e
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
63

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.
AMD Athlon II X2 340 AMD Athlon II X2 340
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
126
Intel Celeron N3150 Intel Celeron N3150
4C 4T @ 2.08 GHz
126
AMD A4-3400 AMD A4-3400
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
125
Intel Celeron 2980U Intel Celeron 2980U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
124
Intel Celeron 2981U Intel Celeron 2981U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
124
Intel Atom x7-E3950 Intel Atom x7-E3950
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
124
AMD Athlon 5150 AMD Athlon 5150
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
122

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