Intel Pentium Silver J5040 processor review

Pentium Silver J5040 processor released by Intel; release date: Q4'19. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Gemini Lake Refresh microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 4, threads - 4. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.20 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 105°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm.

Supported memory types: DDR4/LPDDR4 upto 2400 MT/s. Maximum memory size: 8 GB.

Supported socket types: FCBGA1090. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 10 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics Intel UHD Graphics 605 with the following parameters: maximum frequency - 800 MHz, maximum video memory size - 8 GB.


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Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 1331
PassMark - CPU mark 3459

Integrated graphics – Intel UHD Graphics 605

Technical info

Boost clock speed 800 MHz
Core clock speed 200 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Pipelines 18
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 5 Watt
Transistor count 189 million

Games performance

Hearthstone (2020)

Counter-Strike: GO (2012)

Low, 1024x76846.40
Medium, 1366x76826.95
High, 1366x76816.75

Total War: Three Kingdoms (2019)

Low, 1280x7208.70

League of Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x72049.80
Medium, 1920x108039.00
High, 1920x108026.60
Ultra, 1920x108024.90
QHD, 2560x144023.60
4K, 3840x216015.00

F1 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x7207.60

Anno 1800 (2019)

Low, 1280x7205.80

The Division 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x7201.00

Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019)

Low, 1280x72014.65

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Low, 1280x7201.00

Apex Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x7207.20

World of Tanks enCore (2018)

Low, 1366x76853.00
Medium, 1920x10808.90

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Low, 1280x7204.00

Forza Horizon 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x7204.00

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Low, 1280x7204.00

F1 2018 (2018)

Low, 1280x72012.00

Monster Hunter World (2018)

Low, 1280x7204.60

The Crew 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x7208.80

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x7203.00

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x7207.75
Medium, 1920x10806.00
High, 1920x10805.50

Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)

Low, 1280x7205.50

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Low, 1280x7203.90

ELEX (2017)

Low, 1280x7205.20

Middle-earth: Shadow of War (2017)

Low, 1280x7207.00

F1 2017 (2017)

Low, 1280x72013.00

Team Fortress 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72039.70
Medium, 1366x76835.50
High, 1920x108017.70

Dirt 4 (2017)

Low, 1280x72018.80

Rocket League (2017)

Low, 1280x72026.80
Medium, 1920x10809.95

Prey (2017)

Low, 1280x7205.50

Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)

Low, 1280x7203.20

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x7209.00

Resident Evil 7 (2017)

Low, 1280x7207.90

Civilization VI (2016)

Low, 1024x76812.70
Medium, 1366x7685.50

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72011.40
Medium, 1366x7688.30

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x7204.30

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x7686.90

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76812.30

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x76823.70
Medium, 1366x76814.30

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x72033.70
Medium, 1366x76814.30
High, 1920x10807.25

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x76842.00
Medium, 1366x76812.50

GTA V (2015)

Low, 1024x7689.50

Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014)

Low, 1024x7687.80
Medium, 1366x7686.20

Alien: Isolation (2014)

Low, 1024x76817.50
Medium, 1366x76813.10

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

Low, 1280x72014.40
Medium, 1344x7569.30

Sims 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x76896.90
Medium, 1366x76821.80
High, 1920x108010.50

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72024.36
Medium, 1366x76813.53
High, 1366x76811.60
Ultra, 1920x10803.75

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x76831.60
Medium, 1366x76818.50
High, 1366x76812.50

Diablo III (2012)

Low, 1024x76828.80
Medium, 1366x76821.10
High, 1366x76818.60
Ultra, 1920x108012.50

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

Low, 1280x72019.90
Medium, 1366x76812.30
High, 1366x7687.50

Deus Ex Human Revolution (2011)

Low, 1024x76827.40
High, 1366x76821.20
Ultra, 1920x10806.70

StarCraft 2 (2010)

Low, 1024x76878.70
Medium, 1360x76817.40
High, 1360x76810.00
Ultra, 1920x10803.90

Specifications (specs)


Architecture codename Gemini Lake Refresh
Launch date Q4'19
Place in performance rating 655
Processor Number J5040
Series Intel Pentium Silver Processor Series
Status Launched
Vertical segment Desktop


64 bit support
Base frequency 2.00 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 105°C
Maximum frequency 3.20 GHz
Number of cores 4
Number of threads 4


Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory size 8 GB
Supported memory types DDR4/LPDDR4 upto 2400 MT/s


Device ID 0x3184
Execution Units 18
Graphics base frequency 250 MHz
Graphics max frequency 800 MHz
Max video memory 8 GB
Processor graphics Intel UHD Graphics 605

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2160@30Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.4


Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 25mm x 24mm
Sockets supported FCBGA1090
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 10 Watt


Integrated LAN
Integrated Wireless Intel Wireless-AC MAC
Max number of PCIe lanes 6
Max number of SATA 6 Gb/s Ports 2
Number of USB ports 8
PCI Express revision 2.0
PCIe configurations 1x4 + 1x2 or 4x1 or 2x1+1x2 + 1x2
Total number of SATA ports 2
USB revision 2.0/3.0

Security & Reliability

Anti-Theft technology
Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
General-Purpose Input/Output (GPIO)
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Smart Response technology
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Speed Shift technology
Thermal Monitoring


Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)