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Intel Celeron N2930

Intel N2930

The Intel Celeron N2930 is a power efficient quad-core SoC for entry-level notebooks. It is clocked at 1.83 - 2.16 GHz and part of the Bay Trail-M platform. Thanks to the specially optimized 22 nanometer low-power process (P1271) with tri-gate transistors, performance and energy efficiency have been significantly improved compared to previous Intel Atom CPUs. The N2930 supports Quick Sync as well as Wireless Display.

Architecture

The processor cores are based on the new Silvermont architecture, which is an out-of-order design for the first time. The increased utilization of the pipeline and many other improvements (optimized branch prediction, increased buffers, enhanced decoders) have increased the performance per clock by about 50 percent. At the same time, however, the Hyper-Threading feature of the previous generation has been removed. Other major changes are the support for new instruction set extensions such as SSE 4.1 and 4.2 as well as AES-NI (depending on the model).

Performance

Thanks to the improved performance per clock and the 4 cores, the Celeron N2930 is significantly faster than previous Intel Atoms, e.g. the N2800. Depending on the benchmark, the N2930 competes with AMD Kabini APUs like the A4-5000. For most everyday tasks such as Internet or Office the performance is adequate, but not for complex software or modern games.

Graphics

The HD Graphics (Bay Trail) is based on the Intel Gen7 architecture, which supports DirectX 11 and is also found in the Ivy Bridge series (e.g. HD Graphics 4000). With only 4 EUs (Execution Units) and a relatively low clock speed of 313 - 854 MHz, the GPU is even slower than the HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge). Therefore, only older and less demanding games will run fluently.

Power Consumption

The entire SoC is rated at a TDP of 7.5 watts. Thus, the chip can be used in compact (and sometimes even passively cooled) subnotebooks and tablets.

SeriesIntel Celeron
CodenameBay Trail-M
Series: Celeron Bay Trail-M
Intel Celeron N2940 compare1.83 - 2.25 GHz4 / 4
» Intel Celeron N29301.83 - 2.16 GHz4 / 4
Intel Celeron N2920 compare1.86 - 2 GHz4 / 4
Intel Celeron N2840 compare2.16 - 2.58 GHz2 / 2
Intel Celeron N2910 compare1.6 GHz4 / 4
Intel Celeron N2830 compare2.16 - 2.41 GHz2 / 2
Intel Celeron N2820 compare2.17 - 2.39 GHz2 / 2
Intel Celeron N2815 compare1.86 - 2.13 GHz2 / 2
Intel Celeron N2810 compare2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Celeron N2808 compare1.58 - 2.25 GHz2 / 2
Intel Celeron N2807 compare1.58 - 2.16 GHz2 / 2
Intel Celeron N2806 compare1.58 - 2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Celeron N2805 compare1.46 GHz2 / 2
Clock Rate1830 - 2160 MHz
Level 1 Cache224 KB
Level 2 Cache2 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)7.5 Watt
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
Max. Temperature105 °C
SocketFCBGA1170
FeaturesHD Graphics (Bay Trail, 313 - 854 MHz), Quick Sync, Wireless Display, Speedstep
GPUIntel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) (313 - 854 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Architecturex86
Announcement Date02/23/2014
Product Link (external)Intel Celeron N2930

Benchmarks

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 1120     avg: 1131     median: 1131.5 (10%)     max: 1141 points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
38.7 s (8%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
84.7 s (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 331     avg: 1258     median: 1477 (4%)     max: 1532 Points
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- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Acer Aspire E15 ES1-511-C50C (Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), 15.60")
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Acer Aspire E3-111-C1BW (Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), 11.60")
» Acer Aspire E3-111-C1BW - External Review

Acer Aspire E3-111-C45G (Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), 11.60")
» Acer Aspire E3-111-C45G - External Review

Acer Aspire E3-111-C6LG (Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), 11.60")
» Acer Aspire E3-111-C6LG Notebook Review - Review

Acer Extensa 2509-C052 (Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), 15.60")
» Acer Extensa 2509-C052 Notebook Review - Review
» Acer Extensa 2509-C052 - External Review

Acer Travelmate B115-MP-C2TQ (Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), 11.60")
» Acer TravelMate B115-MP-C2TQ Netbook Review Update - Review
» Acer Travelmate B115-MP-C2TQ - External Review

Lenovo S20-30-59422752 (Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), 11.60")
» Lenovo S20-30-59422752 - External Review

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e (Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), 11.60")
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» Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e - External Review

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e 20D9000QGE (Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), 11.60")
» Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e Notebook Review - Review

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-B2 (Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), 7.00")
» Panasonic Toughpad FZ-B2 Tablet Review - Review

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Other CPUs of the series Celeron

» Intel Celeron 2970M
   2x 2.2 GHz
» Intel Celeron 4205U
   2x 1.8 GHz
» Intel Celeron 1020E
   2x 2.2 GHz
» Intel Celeron 3765U
   2x 1.9 GHz
» Intel Celeron 2950M
   2x 2 GHz
» Intel Celeron 1020M
   2x 2.1 GHz
» Intel Celeron 3755U
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Intel Celeron 3215U
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Intel Celeron 1005M
   2x 1.9 GHz
» Intel Celeron 1000M
   2x 1.8 GHz
» Intel Celeron 1037U
   2x 1.8 GHz
» Intel Celeron 2981U
   2x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Celeron 2980U
   2x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Celeron B840
   2x 1.9 GHz
» Intel Celeron N3450
   4x 1.1 GHz - 2.2 GHz
» Intel Celeron B830
   2x 1.8 GHz
» Intel Celeron 1017U
   2x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Celeron 3205U
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Celeron B820
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Intel Celeron J1900
   4x 2 GHz - 2.42 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2940
   4x 1.83 GHz - 2.25 GHz
» Intel Celeron N3160
   4x 1.6 GHz - 2.24 GHz
» Intel Celeron 2957U
   2x 1.4 GHz
» Intel Celeron 2955U
   2x 1.4 GHz
» Intel Celeron J3355
   2x 2 GHz - 2.5 GHz
» Intel Celeron N3350
   2x 1.1 GHz - 2.4 GHz
» Intel Celeron 1007U
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Celeron N3150
   4x 1.6 GHz - 2.08 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2930
   4x 1.83 GHz - 2.16 GHz
» Intel Celeron J1850
   4x 2 GHz
» Intel Celeron B815
   2x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Celeron B810
   2x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2920
   4x 1.86 GHz - 2 GHz
» Intel Celeron 1047UE
   2x 1.4 GHz
» Intel Celeron 887
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Celeron B800
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Celeron J1800
   2x 2.41 GHz - 2.58 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2840
   2x 2.16 GHz - 2.58 GHz
» Intel Celeron J1750
   2x 2.41 GHz
» Intel Celeron N3060
   2x 1.6 GHz - 2.48 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2910
   4x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2830
   2x 2.16 GHz - 2.41 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2820
   2x 2.17 GHz - 2.39 GHz
» Intel Celeron N3050
   2x 1.6 GHz - 2.16 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2815
   2x 1.86 GHz - 2.13 GHz
» Intel Celeron N3000
   2x 1.04 GHz - 2.08 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2810
   2x 2 GHz
» Intel Celeron 2961Y
   2x 1.1 GHz
» Intel Celeron 877
   2x 1.4 GHz
» Intel Celeron 867
   2x 1.3 GHz
» Intel Celeron B730
   1x 1.8 GHz
» Intel Celeron 1019Y
   2x 1 GHz
» Intel Celeron 847
   2x 1.1 GHz
» Intel Celeron 807
   1x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Celeron B720
   1x 1.7 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2808
   2x 1.58 GHz - 2.25 GHz
» Intel Celeron 927UE
   1x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2807
   2x 1.58 GHz - 2.16 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2806
   2x 1.58 GHz - 2 GHz
» Intel Celeron B710
   1x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Celeron 797
   1x 1.4 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2805
   2x 1.46 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Celeron 2955U
   2x 1.4 GHz
+ Intel Celeron J3355
   2x 2 GHz - 2.5 GHz
+ Intel Celeron N3350
   2x 1.1 GHz - 2.4 GHz
+ Intel Celeron 1007U
   2x 1.5 GHz
+ Intel Celeron N3150
   4x 1.6 GHz - 2.08 GHz
» Intel Celeron N2930
   4x 1.83 GHz - 2.16 GHz
- Intel Celeron J1850
   4x 2 GHz
- Intel Pentium N3510
   4x 2 GHz
- Intel Celeron B815
   2x 1.6 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2014-02-25)