Pentium G2120 3.1GHz
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02-Sep-2012
Pentium G2120 3.1GHz Review
Pentium G2120 3.1GHz is a budget processor based on the 22nm, Ivy Bridge architecture.

It offers 2 Physical Cores (2 Logical), clocked at 3.1GHz and 3MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Virtualization is activated.

The processor integrates very weak Graphics called Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Ivy Bridge), with 6 Execution Units, initially clocked at 650MHz and that go up to 1050MHz, in Turbo Mode which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 55W.

It offers average performance. This means it will become a bottleneck in some demanding applications.
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3.1 GHz
2 cores
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Ivy Bridge
55W
22nm
LGA 1155/Socket H2
64 Bit
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32GB
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slimmu1
20:18 Dec-25-2013
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what would be the best gpu to go with this? i have this cpu with 8GB of ram and intel hd 2000 integrated graphics

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talhkora
11:02 Aug-06-2013
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Mine CPU better 2% then this? :o

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THE1ONE
21:06 May-19-2013
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Is this cpu really better than mine? :(

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AssassinKID
00:35 May-20-2013
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Your CPU is 5 years older. Even though this only has 2 cores but it is made with newer tech (22nm vs 65nm) hence lower power consumption (55W vs 105W) and also has L3 cache while your does not.

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DragunEcho
01:40 Oct-08-2012
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Hello all.
Im looking for a decent replacement for my old AMD Athlon64 x2 4400e because its majorly bottlenecking my GPU. Im looking for some insight on weather or not I should get this processor or the AMD Phenom X4 965BE. Both of them are $99 USD. Im not a noob and I know my PC hardware. Im just looking for some advice. games to be played will be Battlefield 3, Metro 2033, Bad Company 2, Call Of Duty. Thanks all ^,=,^

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Amekdala
01:54 Oct-08-2012

Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition is definitely better than this one so I would go with it :)

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Mazasrb
15:34 Oct-08-2012

You'll have to replace your mobo for both G2120 and Phenom X4, but 965BE is better.

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Zilincan
17:49 Oct-18-2012

What to add, definitely phenom

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Codrut
20:25 Sep-22-2012
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good CPU , I like it

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DayZFPS
00:12 Sep-20-2012
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Yay, I asked him to do this :D It's a good CPU.

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debat0r
21:54 Sep-19-2012
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not fast enough to run the latest games on max? its as good as mine and i can tell you, i can run anything just fine…

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grazyjoe
07:42 Sep-23-2012
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I think it says this because it might get easily bottlenecked by high-end video cards. But I might be upgrading to this from my crappy amd.

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DayZFPS
02:26 Sep-27-2012
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AMD isn't crappy, but Intel sure is good, and it's only 100 USD right now. But then again, a new MoBo… So about 230 USD, About… [If you get a decent Mobo, not cheap stuff]

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