Intel Pentium Gold G6420 Benchmark, Test and specs

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Intel Pentium Gold G6420

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Pentium Gold G6420. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Pentium Gold G6420.

Name: Intel Pentium Gold G6420
Family: Intel Pentium
CPU group: Intel Pentium G6000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 10
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Pentium Gold G6420 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 4.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Pentium Gold G6420 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. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 610
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.05 GHz
Execution units: 12
Shader: 96
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q3/2016

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

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR4-2400
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 58 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Pentium Gold G6420 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1151
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Architecture: Comet Lake S
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Release date: Q1/2021
Release price: 64 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results


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 Celeron G3950 Intel Celeron G3950
Intel HD Graphics 610 @ 1.05 GHz
202
Intel Pentium G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
Intel HD Graphics 610 @ 1.05 GHz
202
Intel Pentium G4560T Intel Pentium G4560T
Intel HD Graphics 610 @ 1.05 GHz
202
Intel Pentium Gold G6420 Intel Pentium Gold G6420
Intel HD Graphics 610 @ 1.05 GHzNot verified
202
Intel Celeron N6210 Intel Celeron N6210
Intel UHD Graphics 10th Gen (16 EU) @ 0.75 GHz
200
Intel Celeron N6211 Intel Celeron N6211
Intel UHD Graphics 10th Gen (16 EU) @ 0.75 GHz
200
Intel Atom x6211E Intel Atom x6211E
Intel UHD Graphics 10th Gen (16 EU) @ 0.75 GHz
200
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 Ryzen 3 4300U AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
167
Intel Core i5-8350U Intel Core i5-8350U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
167
Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
167
Intel Pentium Gold G6420 Intel Pentium Gold G6420
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHzNot verified
166
Intel Pentium Gold G6400 Intel Pentium Gold G6400
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
166
Intel Xeon W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2123
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
166
Intel Xeon W-2133 Intel Xeon W-2133
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
166
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
425
Intel Core i7-7567U Intel Core i7-7567U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
423
Intel Core i5-6442EQ Intel Core i5-6442EQ
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
422
Intel Pentium Gold G6420 Intel Pentium Gold G6420
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHzNot verified
420
AMD Phenom II X6 1035T AMD Phenom II X6 1035T
6C 6T @ 3.10 GHz
419
Intel Core i5-4570R Intel Core i5-4570R
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
419
Intel Core i3-1115G4 Intel Core i3-1115G4
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
417
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Benchmarks


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