Intel Pentium

Intel Pentium
Actual generation: 12.
Actual architecture: Alder Lake U
Technology: 10 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Instruction set: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
The latest generation of Intel Pentium processors, such as the Intel Pentium 8500, are based on the Intel Core i architecture, but have fewer CPU cores. The clock frequencies of the Intel Pentium CPUs are also usually below those of the smallest Intel Core i3 processors. Hyperthreading for doubling the CPU threads and a turbo mode are not available, but both AES-Ni and ECC RAM have been supported since the 6th generation. However, the latter support was withdrawn again because the Intel Pentium processors were too cheap for the manufacturer in the mini-server segment. The Pentium processors now even have all virtualization functions including VT-d.

Contrary to the description, the integrated Intel HD Graphics is almost as fast as in the Intel Core i series (desktop). But it's not enough for current games. In general, the Intel Pentiums are not bad in games and, paired with a dedicated (external) graphics card, they can usually display current games smoothly as long as the resolution is reduced. In addition, the dedicated graphics card should be an entry-level model, since high-end graphics cards are not fully utilized by an Intel Pentium processor. Intel Core i5 or Core i7/i9 processors are better suited here.

The Intel Pentium processors are primarily intended for the average office PC, even Adobe Photoshop runs pleasantly fast on the Pentium processors. Intel Pentium processors are currently only used in the desktop sector. Particularly energy-saving models are marked with a T in the article designation and have a reduced clock rate (and are therefore slower).

Intel Pentium processors are not always based on the Intel Core generation, but are also based on the Intel Atom platform. It is therefore advisable to check the performance of the processor before making a purchase, as this can vary widely. In addition, it can make sense in some areas to keep an eye on the smaller Intel Celeron processors, some of which are almost on a par with their larger Pentium brothers.

All Intel Pentium CPUs

Processor Generation
Intel Pentium 8505 Intel Pentium 8505
5C 6T @ 1.20 GHz
12.
Intel Pentium 8500 Intel Pentium 8500
5C 6T @ 1.00 GHz
12.
Intel Pentium N6415 Intel Pentium N6415
4C 4T @ 1.20 GHz
11.
Intel Pentium N6211 Intel Pentium N6211
4C 4T @ 1.20 GHz
11.
Intel Pentium J6426 Intel Pentium J6426
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
11.
Intel Pentium Gold G7400TE Intel Pentium Gold G7400TE
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
11.
Intel Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
11.
Intel Pentium Gold G7400E Intel Pentium Gold G7400E
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
11.
Intel Pentium Gold G7400 Intel Pentium Gold G7400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
11.
Intel Pentium Gold 7505 Intel Pentium Gold 7505
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
11.
Intel Pentium Silver N6005 Intel Pentium Silver N6005
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
10.
Intel Pentium Silver N6000 Intel Pentium Silver N6000
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
10.
Intel Pentium Gold G6620 Intel Pentium Gold G6620
2C 4T @ 4.40 GHz
10.
Intel Pentium Gold G6605 Intel Pentium Gold G6605
2C 4T @ 4.30 GHz
10.
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
10.
Intel Pentium Gold G6520T Intel Pentium Gold G6520T
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
10.
Intel Pentium Gold G6520 Intel Pentium Gold G6520
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
10.
Intel Pentium Gold G6505T Intel Pentium Gold G6505T
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
10.
Intel Pentium Gold G6505 Intel Pentium Gold G6505
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
10.
Intel Pentium Gold G6500T Intel Pentium Gold G6500T
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
10.



Intel Pentium generation list

Name Generation Segment Technology Architecture
Intel Pentium 8000 12. Mobile 10 nm Alder Lake U
Intel Pentium 7000 11. Mobile 10 nm Tiger Lake U
Intel Pentium G7000 11. Desktop / Server 10 nm Alder Lake S
Intel Pentium N6200/J6400/N6400 11. Mobile 10 nm Elkhart Lake
Intel Pentium N6000 10. Mobile 10 nm Jasper Lake
Intel Pentium 6000 10. Mobile 14 nm Comet Lake U
Intel Pentium 6000Y 10. Mobile 14 nm Amber Lake U
Intel Pentium G6000 10. Desktop / Server 14 nm Comet Lake S
Intel Pentium J5000/N5000 9. Mobile 14 nm Gemini Lake
Intel Pentium 5000 8. Mobile 14 nm Whiskey Lake U
Intel Pentium G5000 8. Desktop / Server 14 nm Coffee Lake S
Intel Pentium J4000/N4000 8. Mobile 14 nm Apollo Lake
Intel Pentium 4400 7. Mobile 14 nm Kaby Lake U
Intel Pentium G4000 7. Desktop / Server 14 nm Kaby Lake S
Intel Pentium J3000/N3700 7. Desktop / Server 14 nm Braswell
Intel Pentium 4000 6. Mobile 14 nm Skylake U
Intel Pentium G4000 6. Desktop / Server 14 nm Skylake S
Intel Pentium J2000/N3500 6. Desktop / Server 22 nm Bay Trail
Intel Pentium D 5. Desktop / Server 14 nm Broadwell
Intel Pentium G3000 5. Desktop / Server 14 nm Haswell S
Intel Pentium 2000 4. Mobile 22 nm Ivy Bridge U
Intel Pentium 3000 4. Mobile 22 nm Haswell U
Intel Pentium G2000 4. Desktop / Server 22 nm Ivy Bridge S
Intel Pentium 900 3. Mobile 32 nm Sandy Bridge U
Intel Pentium G800 3. Desktop / Server 32 nm Sandy Bridge S
Intel Pentium E5000/E6000 2. Desktop / Server 45 nm Wolfdale (Penryn)
Intel Pentium T4000/SU4000 2. Mobile 45 nm Penryn
Intel Pentium T2000/T3000 1. Mobile 65 nm Merom (Core)
Intel Pentium M 1. Mobile 90 nm Dothan
Intel Pentium D Desktop / Server 65 nm Presler




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