Intel Pentium Gold G6500 vs Intel Core i3-10100F

Comparative analysis of Intel Pentium Gold G6500 and Intel Core i3-10100F processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics image quality, Graphics API support, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, 3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Pentium Gold G6500

  • Around 12% lower typical power consumption: 58 Watt vs 65 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 58 Watt vs 65 Watt

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i3-10100F

  • 2 more cores, run more applications at once: 4 vs 2
  • 4 more threads: 8 vs 4
  • 2x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 50% more L3 cache; more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 2% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2609 vs 2567
  • 2.1x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 8729 vs 4213
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 4 vs 2
Number of threads 8 vs 4
L1 cache 256 KB vs 128 KB
L2 cache 1 MB vs 512 KB
L3 cache 6 MB vs 4 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2609 vs 2567
PassMark - CPU mark 8729 vs 4213

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Pentium Gold G6500
CPU 2: Intel Core i3-10100F

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2567
2609
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
4213
8729
Name Intel Pentium Gold G6500 Intel Core i3-10100F
PassMark - Single thread mark 2567 2609
PassMark - CPU mark 4213 8729
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 4883

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Pentium Gold G6500 Intel Core i3-10100F

Essentials

Architecture codename Comet Lake Comet Lake
Launch date 30 Apr 2020 Q4'20
Launch price (MSRP) $75 - $82 $79 - $97
Place in performance rating 328 313
Processor Number G6500 i3-10100F
Series Intel Pentium Gold Processor Series 10th Generation Intel Core i3 Processors
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 4.10 GHz 3.60 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 cache 128 KB 256 KB
L2 cache 512 KB 1 MB
L3 cache 4 MB 6 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 100°C 100°C
Number of cores 2 4
Number of threads 4 8
Maximum frequency 4.30 GHz

Memory

Max memory channels 2 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 41.6 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR4-2666

Graphics

Device ID 0x9BC8
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.10 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 64 GB
Processor graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1200 FCLGA1200
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 58 Watt 65 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2015C PCG 2015C

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16 16
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
PCIe configurations Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Scalability 1S Only 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2 Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

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