Home > CPU Comparisons > Pentium Silver N6005 or Pentium Silver N5030: what's better?

Intel Pentium Silver N6005 vs Silver N5030

We compared two 4-core laptop CPUs: the 2.0 GHz Intel Pentium Silver N6005 against the 1.1 GHz Silver N5030. 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 N5030 and N6005
Advantages of Intel Pentium Silver N6005
  • Newer - released 1-year and 2-months later
  • Supports up to 16 GB DDR4-2666 RAM
  • Newer PCI Express version – 3.0
  • 47% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 728 vs 494 points
  • More modern manufacturing process – 10 versus 14 nanometers
Advantages of Intel Pentium Silver N5030
  • Consumes up to 40% less energy than the Pentium Silver N6005 – 6 vs 10 Watt


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 Pentium Silver N6005 and Silver N5030


Vendor Intel Intel
Released January 11, 2021 November 4, 2019
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Jasper Lake Gemini Lake Refresh
Model number N6005 N5030
Socket BGA-1338 BGA-1090
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 32 EUs UHD Graphics 605


Cores 4 4
Threads 4 4
Base Frequency 2.0 GHz 1.1 GHz
Multiplier 20x 0x
L2 Cache 378K (per core) -
L3 Cache 4MB (shared) 4MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No -


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


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 32 EUs Intel UHD Graphics 605
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 750 MHz -
Shading Units 256 -
TMUs 16 -
ROPs 8 -
Execution Units 32 -
TGP 10 W -

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 Pentium Silver N5030 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 2.0
PCI Express Lanes 8 6
Instruction Set - SSE4.2

Cast your vote

Choose between two processors
3 (100%)
0 (0%)
Total votes: 3


So which CPU will you choose: Intel Pentium Silver N5030 or Silver N6005?