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Intel Pentium N3710

Intel N3710

The Intel Pentium N3710 is a quad-core SoC for entry-level notebooks, which has been presented in early 2016. It is clocked at 1.1 - 2.56 GHz and part of the Braswell platform. Thanks to its new 14 nanometer low-power process (P1273) with tri-gate transistors, energy efficiency has been significantly improved compared to its predecessor Bay Trail (e.g. Pentium N3520). In addition to the CPU cores, the SoC offers a DirectX 11.2-capable GPU as well as a DDR3L Memory Controller (2x 64 bit, 25.6 GB/s).

It is the successor to the 2016 Pentium N3700 and offers a higher Boost clock of 2.56 versus 2.4 GHz but a lower base clock of only 1.1 versus 1.6 GHz. The GPU is technically still the same but now renamed to Intel HD Graphics 405.

Architecture

The processor cores are based on the Airmont architecture, which is basically a slightly modified shrink of the previous Silvermont core. While performance per clock has not been improved, the more efficient 14 nm process leads to a better utilization of the CPU Burst (alias Turbo Boost) and a therefore somewhat higher overall performance.

Performance

Compared to its predecessor the Pentium N3700, the N3710 can be faster if the Boost clock is held. If the cooling is not sufficient it may even be slower. In our first review sample, the N3710 was on par with a A6-5200 in Cinebench R15 and therefore slightly faster than the N3700. In the 3DMark 11 physics test however it was equally fast as the N3700. Using Windows, the CPU is adequate for everyday tasks such as Internet browsing or office applications, but may struggle in more demanding software.

Graphics

The HD Graphics 405 (Braswell) is based on the Intel Gen8 architecture, which supports DirectX 11.2 and is also found in the Broadwell series (e.g. HD Graphics 5300). With 16 EUs (Execution Units) and a clock speed of up to 700 MHz, the GPU is about twice as fast as the HD Graphics (Bay Trail), but still not powerful enough to handle demanding 3D games of 2015. The GPU also supports 4K/H.265 video acceleration.

Power Consumption

The entire SoC is rated at an TDP of 6 watts (SDP 4 watts). Thus, the chip can be cooled passively but is not in all devices.

SeriesIntel Pentium
CodenameBraswell
Clock Rate1600 - 2560 MHz
Level 2 Cache2048 KB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)6 Watt
Manufacturing Technology14 nm
Max. Temperature90 °C
SocketFCBGA1170
FeaturesIntel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell, 400 - 700 MHz), Wireless Display, Quick Sync, AES-NI, max. 8 GB Dual-Channel DDR3L-1600 (25,6 GB/s), 5x USB 3.0, 4x PCIe 2.0, 2x SATA 6.0 Gbit/s
GPUIntel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell) (400 - 700 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Hardware VirtualizationVT-x
Starting Price $161 U.S.
Announcement Date04/01/2016
Product Link (external)Intel Pentium N3710

Benchmarks

Geekbench 4 - Compute OpenCL Score
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min: 9335     avg: 9335 (6%)     median: 9335 (6%)     max: 9335 Points
Geekbench 4 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
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min: 3433     avg: 3433 (13%)     median: 3433 (13%)     max: 3433 Points
Geekbench 4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
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min: 1179     avg: 1179 (22%)     median: 1179 (22%)     max: 1179 Points
Octane V2 - Total Score
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min: 7623     avg: 8327.5 (19%)     median: 8327.5 (19%)     max: 9032 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
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min: 39     avg: 40.8 (21%)     median: 41 (21%)     max: 42 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
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min: 105     avg: 137 (7%)     median: 145.5 (8%)     max: 152 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
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min: 4424.7     avg: 4564.1 (8%)     median: 4564.1 (8%)     max: 4703.4 ms
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
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min: 3382     avg: 3471.7 (11%)     median: 3480 (11%)     max: 3553 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
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min: 1012     avg: 1018 (22%)     median: 1019 (22%)     max: 1023 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
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min: 3581     avg: 3581 (11%)     median: 3581 (11%)     max: 3581 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
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min: 1068     avg: 1068 (22%)     median: 1068 (22%)     max: 1068 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
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min: 1957     avg: 2157.5 (10%)     median: 2157.5 (10%)     max: 2358 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
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min: 1400     avg: 1512 (4%)     median: 1552 (4%)     max: 1584 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
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min: 19869     avg: 19869 (29%)     median: 19869 (29%)     max: 19869 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
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min: 12409     avg: 15740.5 (24%)     median: 15740.5 (24%)     max: 19072 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
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min: 17238     avg: 18207.5 (12%)     median: 18207.5 (12%)     max: 19177 Points
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score
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min: 361     avg: 361 (9%)     median: 361 (9%)     max: 361 ms
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
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min: 0.136     avg: 0.1 (8%)     median: 0.1 (8%)     max: 0.136 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
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min: 0.219     avg: 0.2 (13%)     median: 0.2 (13%)     max: 0.219 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
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min: 0.98     avg: 1 (9%)     median: 1 (9%)     max: 0.98 GB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
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min: 10.65     avg: 10.7 (11%)     median: 10.7 (11%)     max: 10.65 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
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min: 52.79     avg: 52.8 (23%)     median: 52.8 (23%)     max: 52.79 fps
WinRAR - Result
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min: 1004     avg: 1004 (12%)     median: 1004 (12%)     max: 1004 KB/s
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m
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min: 718.266     avg: 725.3 (9%)     median: 725.3 (9%)     max: 732.26 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m
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min: 22.928     avg: 23.3 (5%)     median: 23.3 (5%)     max: 23.59 seconds
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
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min: 1574     avg: 1781 (11%)     median: 1800.5 (11%)     max: 1949 points
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
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min: 5320     avg: 5320 (13%)     median: 5320 (13%)     max: 5320 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU -
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min: 2362     avg: 2473.5 (23%)     median: 2473.5 (23%)     max: 2585 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
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min: 0.48     avg: 0.5 (22%)     median: 0.5 (22%)     max: 0.5 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
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min: 1.39     avg: 1.6 (8%)     median: 1.6 (8%)     max: 1.89 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
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min: 1238     avg: 1307.3 (18%)     median: 1323.5 (18%)     max: 1344 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
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min: 3417     avg: 4369.5 (11%)     median: 4653 (12%)     max: 4755 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M -
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min: 34.159     avg: 35 (8%)     median: 34.9 (8%)     max: 35.74 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M -
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min: 75.24     avg: 77 (3%)     median: 77 (3%)     max: 78.72 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M -
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min: 1625.54     avg: 1665.8 (7%)     median: 1665.8 (7%)     max: 1706.02 Seconds
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

Reviews for the Intel Pentium N3710 processor

Acer Aspire R3-131T-P3UF (Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), 11.6")
» Acer Aspire R3-131T-P3UF - External Review

Acer Swift 1 SF114-31-P6F6 (Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), 14")
» Acer Swift 1 SF114-31-P6F6 Notebook Review - Review

Acer TravelMate B117-M-P16Q (Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), 11.6")
» Acer TravelMate B117-M-P16Q Netbook Review - Review

Acer TravelMate B117-M-P4VH (Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), 11.6")
» Acer TravelMate B117-M-P4VH - External Review

Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208D (Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), 15.6")
» Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208D - External Review

Asus X540SA-XX383T (Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), 15.6")
» Asus X540SA-XX383T - External Review

Dell Inspiron 11 3168 (Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), 11.6")
» Dell Inspiron 11 3168 - External Review

HP 17-X007UR (AMD Radeon R5 M430, 17.3")
» HP 17-X007UR - External Review

HP Pavilion x360 11t T5M27AV (Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), 11.6")
» HP Pavilion x360 11t T5M27AV Notebook Review - Review

Lenovo IdeaPad 110-15-80TJ0055RK (Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), 15.6")
» Lenovo IdeaPad 110-15-80TJ0055RK - External Review

Lenovo IdeaPad 110-15IBR-80T7008QGE (Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), 15.6")
» Lenovo IdeaPad 110-15IBR-80T7008QGE - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Intel Pentium

» Intel Pentium 4405U
   2.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3560M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 2030M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3550M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 2020M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3825U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium B980
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 4405Y
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium B970
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium N4200
   1.1 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium B960
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3805U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium B950
   2.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium P6300
   2.27 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium 2127U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium B940
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3558U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3556U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 2117U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium P6200
   2.13 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium P6100
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium N3540
   2.16 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium N3710
   1.6 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium P6000
   1.86 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium J2900
   2.41 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium N3530
   2.16 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium N3700
   1.6 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium J2850
   2.4 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium N3520
   2.17 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium N3510
   2 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 997
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 987
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3561Y
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3560Y
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 2129Y
   1.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 977
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 967
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium U5600
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium 957
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium U5400
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium SU2700
   1.3 GHz / 2 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Celeron M P4600
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
- AMD A-Series A6-5350M
   2.9 GHz / 1 MB
- AMD A-Series A6-5357M
   2.9 GHz / 1 MB
- Intel Pentium N3540
   2.16 GHz / 2 MB
- AMD A-Series A6-5200
   2 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium N3710
   1.6 GHz / 2 MB
+ AMD Turion II M560
   2.5 GHz / 1024 KB
+ AMD Athlon II N370
   2.5 GHz / 1024 KB
+ AMD Athlon 64 X2 (Desktop) 4800+
   2.4 GHz / 2048 KB
+ Intel Pentium P6000
   1.86 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Celeron B830
   1.8 GHz / KB + 2048 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-07-12)