Intel Pentium Silver N6005 vs Celeron J4125

We compared two 4-core CPUs: the 2.0 GHz Intel Pentium Silver N6005 (laptop) against the 2.0 GHz Celeron J4125 (desktop). 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 power consumption
Integrated Graphics
iGPU capabilities for gaming and 3D-intensive tasks
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating
The "iGPU" and "Power Efficiency" have a minor impact on the NanoReview Score when comparing desktop CPUs.

Key Differences

What are the key differences between J4125 and N6005
Advantages of Intel Pentium Silver N6005
  • Supports up to 16 GB DDR4-2666 RAM
  • Newer PCI Express version – 3.0
  • Newer - released 1-year and 2-months later
  • More modern manufacturing process – 10 versus 14 nanometers

Test in Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs across various tasks

Cinebench R23

Reputable cross-platform benchmark for high-performance processors
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
File compression 203.4 MB/sec -
Clang compilation 12.9 Klines/sec -
HTML 5 Browser 64.1 pages/sec -
PDF Renderer 64.9 Mpixels/sec -
Text processing 114.2 pages/sec -
Background blur 4.16 images/sec -
Photo processing 9.48 images/sec -
Ray tracing 2.85 Mpixels/sec -
Sources: GeekBench [1]


Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math 17.6 GOps/sec 11.7 GOps/sec
Floating point math 9.5 GOps/sec 6.3 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 18M Primes/sec 7M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 9.7M Strings/sec 5.3M Strings/sec
Data encryption 4 GBytes/sec 1.8 GBytes/sec
Data compression 68.4 MBytes/sec 41.7 MBytes/sec
Physics 389 Frames/sec 211 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 2.3B Matrices/sec 1.2B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]

Value for money

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Full technical specification of Intel Pentium Silver N6005 and Celeron J4125


Vendor Intel Intel
Released January 11, 2021 November 4, 2019
Type Laptop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Jasper Lake -
Model number N6005 J4125
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 32 EUs UHD Graphics 600


Performance Cores
P-Cores 4 4
P-Threads 4 4
Base Frequency (P) 2.0 GHz 2.0 GHz
Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 4 4
Multiplier 20x 20x
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
TDP (PL1) 10 W 10 W
Socket BGA-1338 BGA-1090
Peak temperature 105°C 105°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 32 EUs Intel UHD Graphics 600
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz 200 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 900 MHz 750 MHz
Shading Units 256 96
TMUs 16 12
ROPs 8 2
Execution Units 32 12
TGP 10 W 5 W
Max. Resolution - 3840x2160 - 30 Hz

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR4-2666
- LPDDR4x-2933
- DDR4-2400
- LPDDR4-2400
Memory Size 16 GB 8 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Pentium Silver N6005 official page Intel Celeron J4125 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 2.0
PCI Express Lanes 8 6
Extended instructions - SSE4.2

Cast your vote

Choose between two processors
15 (88.2%)
2 (11.8%)
Total votes: 17


So which CPU will you choose: Intel Celeron J4125 or Pentium Silver N6005?