Intel Pentium G2120 is a budget, yet powerful Ivy Bridge desktop processor. It is up to 35% faster than the older generation Pentium G630. Also, Intel G2120 CPU has low power consumption (Idle States ie. C-states are used to save power when the processor is idle). It has a better graphics card than older Sandy Bridge based Intel Pentium CPUs. The latest Ivy Bridge processors have been well received among users mainly due it’s price/performance ratio and lower power consumption. Intel Pentium G2120 as a perfect solution for budget gaming rigs and cheap but decent HTPCs.
Model: Intel Pentium G2120 Number of cores/threads:4/4 Architecture: Ivy Bridge Manufacturing process: 22 nanometer Socket: LGA 1155 Frequency: 3100 MHz TDP: 55W Clock multiplier: 16 Level 1 cache size: 2 x 32 KB instruction caches 2 x 32 KB data caches Level 2 cache size 2x 256 KB Level 3 cache size 3 MB shared cache Integrated GPU: Intel HD (GPU core runs at 650 MHz, up to 1050 MHz in Turbo mode) Number of displays supported 3 DDR3 Memory Support: up to 1600MHz