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Intel Pentium Silver N5030 vs Silver N5000

We compared two 4-core laptop CPUs: the 1.1 GHz Intel Pentium Silver N5030 against the 1.1 GHz Silver N5000. 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 N5000 and N5030
Advantages of Intel Pentium Silver N5030
  • Newer - released 1-year and 11-months later
  • 12% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 494 vs 441 points


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 Pentium Silver N5030 and Silver N5000


Vendor Intel Intel
Released November 4, 2019 December 11, 2017
Launch price - 161 USD
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Gemini Lake Refresh Gemini Lake
Model number N5030 N5000
Socket BGA-1090 BGA-1090
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 605 UHD Graphics 605


Cores 4 4
Threads 4 4
Base Frequency 1.1 GHz 1.1 GHz
Multiplier 0x 0x
L1 Cache - 96K (per core)
L2 Cache - 4MB (per core)
L3 Cache 4MB (shared) -
Unlocked Multiplier - No


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


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 605 Intel UHD Graphics 605
GPU Base Clock - 200 MHz
GPU Boost Clock - 800 MHz
Shading Units - 144
TMUs - 18
ROPs - 3
Execution Units - 18
TGP - 5 W
Max. Resolution - 3840x2160 - 30 Hz

Memory support

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


Official site Intel Pentium Silver N5030 official page Intel Pentium Silver N5000 official page
PCI Express Version 2.0 2.0
PCI Express Lanes 6 6
Instruction Set SSE4.2 SSE4.2

Cast your vote

Choose between two processors
39 (78%)
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Total votes: 50


So which CPU will you choose: Intel Pentium Silver N5000 or Silver N5030?