Intel Pentium N3510 vs Intel Pentium N3520

Intel Pentium N3510

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The Intel Pentium N3510 is a power efficient quad-core SoC for entry-level notebooks. It is clocked at up to 2.0 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.

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 4 CPU cores and a clock speed of up to 2.0 GHz, the Pentium N3510 is significantly faster than previous Intel Atoms, e.g. the N2800. Depending on the benchmark, the N3510 even competes with some of the Kabini APUs like the AMD A4-5000. For everyday tasks such as Internet or Office the performance is adequate, but not for very 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 up to 750 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 (4.5 W SDP). Thus, the chip can be used in passively cooled subnotebooks and tablets.

Intel Pentium N3520

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The Intel Pentium N3520 is a power efficient quad-core SoC for entry-level notebooks. It is clocked at 2.17 GHz base clock and can boost up to 2.42 GHz (Burst clock speed). The pentium is 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.

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 4 CPU cores and a clock speed of up to 2.4 GHz, the Pentium N3520 is significantly faster than previous Intel Atoms, e.g. the N2800. On average, the N3520 performs somewhere between the AMD Kabini APUs AMD A4-5100 and A6-5200. For everyday tasks such as Internet or Office the performance is adequate, but not for very 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. Compared to the HD Graphics in the slower Pentium N3510, the N3520 is clocked 14 % faster (750 vs. 854 MHz).

Power Consumption

The entire SoC is rated at a TDP of 7.5 Watts (4.5 SDP - Scenario Design Power). Thus, the chip can be used in compact subnotebooks and convertibles and doesn't require extensive cooling.

Intel Pentium N3510Intel Pentium N3520
Intel PentiumIntel Pentium
Bay Trail-MBay Trail-M
: Pentium Bay Trail-M
Intel Pentium N3540 compare2.16 - 2.66 GHz4 / 4
Intel Pentium N3530 compare2.16 - 2.58 GHz4 / 4
Intel Pentium N35202.17 - 2.42 GHz4 / 4
» Intel Pentium N35102 GHz4 / 4
Intel Pentium N3540 compare2.16 - 2.66 GHz4 / 4
Intel Pentium N3530 compare2.16 - 2.58 GHz4 / 4
» Intel Pentium N35202.17 - 2.42 GHz4 / 4
Intel Pentium N35102 GHz4 / 4
2000 MHz2167 - 2420 MHz
224 KB224 KB
2 MB2 MB
4 / 44 / 4
7.5 7.5
22 22
100 °C100 °C
FCBGA1170FCBGA1170
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail, max. 750 MHz), Intel 64, SSE 4.1, SSE 4.2, AES-NIIntel HD Graphics (Bay Trail, max. 854 MHz), Intel 64, SSE 4.1, SSE 4.2, Wireless Display
iGPUIntel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) (313 - 750 MHz)Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) (313 - 854 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
$161 U.S.$161 U.S.
Intel Pentium N3510Intel Pentium N3520

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 122     avg: 123     median: 123 (3%)     max: 124 Points
min: 128     avg: 139     median: 144 (3%)     max: 146 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
33 Points (12%)
min: 38     avg: 38.3     median: 38 (14%)     max: 39 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 1.47     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (3%)     max: 1.49 Points
min: 1.75     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (4%)     max: 1.77 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 0.26     avg: 0.4     median: 0.4 (12%)     max: 0.38 Points
min: 0.44     avg: 0.4     median: 0.4 (14%)     max: 0.45 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 1028     avg: 1040     median: 1040 (9%)     max: 1052
min: 1250     avg: 1252     median: 1252 (11%)     max: 1254
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 3657     avg: 3670     median: 3669.5 (6%)     max: 3682
min: 4302     avg: 4328     median: 4327.5 (7%)     max: 4353
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 N3520 +
min: 6034     avg: 6142     median: 6142 (6%)     max: 6250 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 N3520 +
min: 1687     avg: 1729     median: 1729 (13%)     max: 1771 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
920 s (11%)
min: 866.906     avg: 870     median: 869.8 (10%)     max: 872.714 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
30 s (6%)
min: 26.471     avg: 28     median: 28 (6%)     max: 29.521 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 N3520 +
min: 1167     avg: 1204     median: 1203.5 (8%)     max: 1240
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 N3520 +
min: 10.1     avg: 10.2     median: 10.2 (5%)     max: 10.21 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 N3520 +
min: 50.5     avg: 50.9     median: 50.9 (15%)     max: 51.35 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 N3520 +
min: 0.0885     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.131 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 N3520 +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 N3520 +
min: 0.258     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (0%)     max: 0.265 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 1997     avg: 2004     median: 2003.5 (11%)     max: 2010 Points
min: 2268     avg: 2320     median: 2320 (13%)     max: 2372 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
42 s (9%)
min: 35.084     avg: 35.4     median: 35.4 (8%)     max: 35.655 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 N3520 +
min: 76.88     avg: 77.4     median: 77.4 (3%)     max: 77.878 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 N3520 +
min: 1649.95     avg: 1658     median: 1658.4 (7%)     max: 1666.81 s
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
3770 Points (4%)
4963 Points (6%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 1458     avg: 1619     median: 1619 (7%)     max: 1780 Points
min: 1757     avg: 1843     median: 1794 (8%)     max: 1977 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
17012 Points (11%)
min: 18318     avg: 19789     median: 20148.5 (13%)     max: 20542 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
1410 Points (4%)
min: 1267     avg: 1562     median: 1695 (4%)     max: 1724 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 N3520 +
2467 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 N3520 +
2593 Points (21%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 N3520 +
2363 Points (21%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 N3520 +
3299 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 N3520 +
3812 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 N3520 +
3220 Points (8%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 N3520 +
2940 (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 N3520 +
918 (19%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 N3520 +
7730 ms (13%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 N3520 +
369 ms (4%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 N3520 +
3551 Points (6%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Pentium N3510 → 100% n=14

Average Benchmarks Intel Pentium N3520 → 115% n=14

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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