Intel Celeron N5100 vs Celeron N4020

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 1.1 GHz Intel Celeron N5100 with 4-cores against the 1.1 GHz Celeron N4020 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
Multi-Core Performance
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 N4020 and N5100
Advantages of Intel Celeron N5100
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • Supports up to 16 GB DDR4-2933 RAM
  • Newer - released 1-year and 2-months later
  • Newer PCI Express version – 3.0
  • More modern manufacturing process – 10 versus 14 nanometers
  • 32% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 617 vs 468 points


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full technical specification of Intel Celeron N5100 and Celeron N4020


Vendor Intel Intel
Released January 11, 2021 November 4, 2019
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Jasper Lake -
Model number N5100 N4020
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 24 EU) UHD Graphics 600


Performance Cores
P-Cores 4 2
P-Threads 4 2
Base Frequency (P) 1.1 GHz 1.1 GHz
Total Cores 4 2
Total Threads 4 2
Bus Frequency 100 MHz -
Multiplier 11x -
L1 Cache - 32K (per core)
L2 Cache 384K (per core) 4MB (shared)
L3 Cache 4MB (shared) -
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 10 nm 14 nm
Socket BGA-1338 BGA-1090
TDP 6 W 6 W
Peak temperature 105°C 105°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 24 EU) Intel UHD Graphics 600
GPU Base Clock - 200 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 800 MHz 650 MHz
Shading Units 256 96
TMUs 16 12
ROPs 8 2
Execution Units 24 12
TGP 10 W 5 W
Max. Resolution - 3840x2160 - 30 Hz

Memory Support

Memory types DDR4-2933, LPDDR4x-2933 DDR4-2400, LPDDR4-2400
Memory Size 16 GB 8 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Celeron N5100 official page Intel Celeron N4020 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 2.0
PCI Express Lanes 8 6
Extended instructions - SSE4.2

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So which CPU will you choose: Intel Celeron N4020 or Celeron N5100?