Intel Celeron J4105 vs Intel Pentium Silver N5030

Intel Celeron J4105

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The Intel Celeron J4105 is a quad-core desktop SoC primarily for mini PCs and mini ITX mainboards. It runs at 1.5 - 2.5 GHz (Single Core Burst) and is based on the Gemini Lake platform. Similar to the Apollo Lake predecessor, the chip is manufactured in a 14 nm process with FinFETs but offers slightly improved processor cores, double the amount of L2 cache, a smaller package, a new generation of monitor outputs (Gen 10) and a partly integrated WiFi chip. Besides four CPU cores, the chip also includes a DirectX 12 capable GPU as well as a DDR4/LPDDR4 memory controller (dual-channel, up to 2400 MHz). The SoC is not replaceable as it is directly soldered to the mainboard.

Architecture

The processor architecture was slightly reworked and is now called Goldmont Plus. It features an increased level 2 cache (to 4 MB). That means the per-clock-performance should be a bit better, but not near the Core CPUs like Kaby Lake Y.

Intel Pentium Silver N5030

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The Intel Pentium Silver N5030 is a quad-core SoC primarily for inexpensive notebooks and was announced late 2019. It runs at 1.1-3.1 GHz (Single Core Burst) and is based on the Gemini Lake platform. The 5030 is the refresh of the older Pentium 5000 and offers a 400 MHz higher Boost clock. Similar to the Apollo Lake predecessor, the chip is manufactured in a 14 nm process with FinFETs but offers slightly improved processor cores, double the amount of L2 cache, a smaller package, a new generation of monitor outputs (Gen 10) and a partly integrated WiFi chip. Besides four CPU cores, the chip also includes a DirectX 12 capable GPU as well as a DDR4/LPDDR4 memory controller (dual-channel, up to 2400 MHz). The SoC is not replaceable as it is directly soldered to the mainboard.

Architecture

The processor architecture ist still called Goldmont Plus. Compared to the older Goldmont cores in Apollo Lake, they feature an increased level 2 cache (to 4 MB). That means the per-clock-performance should be a bit better, but not near the Core CPUs like Kaby Lake Y.

Performance

The CPU performance of the Pentium Silver N5030 is thanks to the 400 MHz higher boost clock clearly faster than the old Silver N5000. Compared to the more expensive Core Y processors, especially the single thread performance is much lower in the Gemini Lake based SoCs. Still for basic tasks like office suits, webbrowsing with moderate multitasking the processor performance should be fine.

GPU Performance

The UHD Graphics 605 (Gemini Lake) is based on Intel's Gen9 architecture, which supports DirectX 12 and is also used for the Kaby Lake / Skylake / Apollo Lake graphics adapters (like HD Graphics 520). Equipped with 18 EUs and a clock of up to 750 MHz, the performance should be roughly on par with the older HD Graphics 5300 and HD Graphics 505 (Apollo Lake).

The chip also includes an advanced video engine with hardware support for the playback of VP9 and H.265 material (8-bit color-depth).

Power Consumption

Similar to the predecessor, Intel specifies the TDP with 6 Watts (SDP 4.8 Watts – Scenario Design Power). The chip can therefore be cooled passively in theory, but SKUs with fans are possible as well.

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Intel Celeron J4005 compare2 - 2.7 GHz2 / 2
Intel Celeron N4120 compare1.1 - 2.6 GHz4 / 4
Intel Celeron N4100 compare1.1 - 2.4 GHz4 / 4
Intel Celeron N4020 compare1.1 - 2.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Celeron N4000 compare1.1 - 2.6 GHz2 / 2
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Intel UHD Graphics 600 (12 EUs, 250 - 750 MHz), Quick Sync, AES-NI, max. 8 GB Dual-Channel DDR4/LPDDR4-2400Intel UHD Graphics 605 (18 EUs, 200 - 750 MHz), Quick Sync, AES-NI, max. 8 GB Dual-Channel DDR4/LPDDR4-2400
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Architecturex86x86
$107 U.S.
Intel Gemini Lake Celeron J4105

Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
194 Points (30%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
491 Points (5%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
270 Points (6%)
249 Points (6%)
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
73 Points (27%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
3.1 Points (6%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
1 Points (32%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
2498 (22%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
7724 (13%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
526 s (6%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
14.7 s (3%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
1163 (7%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
7878 MIPS (6%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
2555 MIPS (17%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
17.6 fps (8%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
84 fps (25%)
Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
3319 Seconds (23%)
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
1.5 sec (32%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
3895 Points (22%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
24.9 s (5%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
55.9 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1247 s (6%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
2326 Points (10%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
2210 Points (6%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
3404 Points (9%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
2176 (30%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
5662 (9%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
356 (21%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
1177 (7%)
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Single-Core
431 (25%)
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Multi-Core
1039 (6%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
2170 ms (4%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
10.5 Watt (3%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
9.6 Watt (3%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Celeron J4105 → 100% n=2

Average Benchmarks Intel Pentium Silver N5030 → 98% n=2

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