Intel announces affordable Pentium Silver and Celeron Processors

Intel Pentium Silver and Celeron chip

Intel today revealed new affordable and budget-friendly Pentium Silver processors and Intel Celeron chips. These processors are based on Intel’s architecture ‘Gemini Lake’ and are the cheap and power-efficient processors for desktop PCs and laptops. 

Intel Pentium Silver and Gold processors

The company has also included Gigabit Wi-Fi capability for ultra-fast connectivity with all-new Intel Pentium Silver and Intel Celeron processors. On the desktop front, the company has introduced Intel Pentium Silver J5005 and Intel Celeron J4105 and J4005 and Intel Celeron processors N4100 and N4000 for mobile. Additionally, the Intel Pentium Silver and Intel Celeron-based systems are also capable of handling streaming content from popular sites like YouTube and Netflix.

The company is also introducing its display technology called Local Adaptive Contrast Enhancement (LACE) for the first time which will help people clearly see the screen outdoors in glare and bright light. Both the processors are capable of downloading an 8GB file in about one minute with Intel 9560 AC and is capable of continuous HD video playback of up to 10 hours with 35WHr battery.

The Pentium Silver J005 is a Quad-Core processor CPU with a clock speed of up to 2.8GHz, with 800MHz. Intel UHD Graphics 605 (integrated graphics), 4MB cache size, 2 DD4 2400, LPDDR4 2400 memory channels. The Intel Celeron J4105 and J4005 also feature the same config but the J4005 is a Dual-Core processor with a clocked speed at 2.7GHz and different graphics card; Intel UHD 600 Graphics clocked at 700MHz.

Pentium Silver Celeron Desktop Sku chart

In the mobile segment, the Pentium Silver N5000 is a quad-core CPU with a clock speed of up to 2.7GHz with Intel UHD Graphics 605 clocked at 750MHz. The Intel Celeron processors N4100 and N4000 come with a clock speed of up to 2.4GHz and 2.6GHz respectively and integrated graphics Intel UHD 600 Graphics clocked at 700MHz and 650MHz respectively. intel further says that based on SYSmark benchmarking, the Pentium Silver delivers 58% faster productivity performance compared to a PC with a four-year-old Pentium processor.

Pentium Silver Celeron Mobile Sku chart

Intel says that products such as laptops, 2-in-1s, all-in-one PCs, mini-PCs and desktops with the new Intel Pentium Silver and Intel Celeron processors will be launched in the first quarter of 2018.