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Intel Pentium N3700 vs Celeron J4005

We compared two CPUs: the 1.6 GHz Intel Pentium N3700 (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 Consumption
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between J4005 and N3700
Advantages of Intel Pentium N3700
  • Has 2 physical cores more than the J4005
  • Consumes up to 40% less energy than the Celeron J4005 – 6 vs 10 Watt
Advantages of Intel Celeron J4005
  • Newer - released 2 years and 9 months later
  • Around 10.16 GB/s (40%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • More than 15 °C higher critical temperature


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


Full technical specification of Intel Pentium N3700 and Celeron J4005


Vendor Intel Intel
Released March 30, 2015 December 11, 2017
Launch price 161 USD 107 USD
Type Laptop Desktop
Codename Braswell Gemini Lake
Model number N3700 J4005
Socket BGA-1170 BGA-1090
Integrated GPU ntel HD Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 600


Cores 4 2
Threads 4 2
Base Frequency 1.6 GHz 2 GHz
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 48K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 4MB (per core)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication Process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 6 W 10 W
Max. temperature 90°C 105°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR3L-1600 DDR4-2400, LPDDR4-2400
Memory Size 8 GB 8 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s 35.76 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Pentium N3700 official page Intel Celeron J4005 official page
PCI Express Version 2.0 2.0
PCI Express Lanes 4 6
Instruction Set - SSE4.2

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