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Intel Celeron N4120 vs Celeron J4005

We compared two CPUs: the 1.1 GHz Intel Celeron N4120 (laptop) with 4-cores against the 2 GHz Celeron J4005 (desktop) with 2-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between J4005 and N4120
Advantages of Intel Celeron N4120
  • Newer - released 1-year and 11-months later
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • Consumes up to 40% less energy than the Celeron J4005 – 6 vs 10 Watt


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full technical specification of Intel Celeron N4120 and Celeron J4005


Vendor Intel Intel
Released November 4, 2019 December 11, 2017
Launch price 107 USD 107 USD
Type Laptop Desktop
Codename Gemini Lake Refresh Gemini Lake
Model number N4120 J4005
Socket BGA-1090 BGA-1090
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 600 Intel UHD Graphics 600


Cores 4 2
Threads 4 2
Base Frequency 1.1 GHz 2 GHz
L1 Cache 32K (per core) 48K (per core)
L2 Cache 4MB (shared) 4MB (per core)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 6 W 10 W
Max. temperature 105°C 105°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2400, LPDDR4-2400 DDR4-2400, LPDDR4-2400
Memory Size 8 GB 8 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth - 35.76 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Celeron N4120 official page Intel Celeron J4005 official page
PCI Express Version 2.0 2.0
PCI Express Lanes 6 6
Instruction Set SSE4.2 SSE4.2

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