Intel Celeron G1610T vs Intel Core i5-3210M

Compare Intel Celeron G Series 2 core CPU vs Intel Core 2 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

8 %
11 %
37% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

18 %
24 %
33% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

6 %
8 %
33% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

6 %
8 %
33% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

664
1,236
86% significantly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

348
555
59% significantly higher Geekbench (single) score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

2
Identical
2

Threads

Number of logical processing units

2
4
100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
3 GHz
8% slightly higher clock speed

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

35 W
Identical
35 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
Identical
2

Supported Memory

Maximum amount of RAM supported by this CPU

32 GiB
Identical
32 GiB

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

1,188th of 1,337
1,072nd of 1,337

Family

The product line

Celeron G Series
Core

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

February 2013
May 2012

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR3-1333
DDR3-1333

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

Yes
No

Celeron G1610T vs Core i5-3210M comparison

In our benchmarks, the Core i5-3210M beats the Celeron G1610T in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Celeron G1610T in all gaming tests too.

When comparing these CPUs we notice that they have the same number of cores but the Core i5-3210M has more threads. Our comparison shows that the Core i5-3210M has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Celeron G1610T. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. For instance, the Celeron G1610T has the same number of threads as cores. This means the the CPU does not support hyperthreading.

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