Goldmont Plus

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Goldmont Plus
General information
Product code80680
Architecture and classification
ArchitectureGoldmont Plus x86
Instructionsx86-64, Intel 64
Extensions
Physical specifications
Transistors
Cores
  • 2–4
Products, models, variants
Model(s)
  • Pentium
    Celeron
    Atom
History
PredecessorGoldmont
SuccessorTremont

Goldmont Plus is a microarchitecture for low-power Atom, Celeron and Pentium Silver branded processors used in systems on a chip (SoCs) made by Intel. The Gemini Lake platform with 14 nm Goldmont Plus core was officially launched on December 11, 2017.[1] Intel launched Gemini Lake Refresh platform on November 4, 2019.[2][3]

Design[edit]

Goldmont Plus is an enhanced 2nd generation out-of-order low-power Atom microarchitecture designed for the entry level desktop and notebook computers.[4] Goldmont Plus is built on the 14 nm manufacturing process and supports up to four cores for the consumer devices. It includes the Intel Gen9 graphics architecture with improvements introduced with the Kaby Lake microarchitecture.

The Goldmont Plus microarchitecture builds on the success of the Goldmont microarchitecture, and provides the following enhancements:

  • Widen previous generation Atom processor back-end pipeline to 4-wide allocation to 4-wide retire, while maintaining 3-wide fetch and decode pipeline.
  • Enhanced branch prediction unit.
  • 64 KB shared second level pre-decode cache (16 KB in Goldmont microarchitecture).
  • Larger reservation station and re-order buffer entries to support large out-of-order window.
  • Wider integer execution unit. New dedicated JEU port with support for faster branch redirection.
  • Radix-1024 floating point divider for fast scalar/packed single, double and extended precision floating point divides.
  • Improved AES-NI instruction latency and throughput.
  • Larger load and store buffers. Improved store-to-load forwarding latency store data from register.
  • Shared instruction and data second level TLB. Paging Cache Enhancements (PxE/ePxE caches).
  • Modular system design with four cores sharing up to 4 MB L2 cache.
  • Support for Read Processor ID (RDPID) new instruction.

Technology[edit]

List of Goldmont Plus processors[edit]

Desktop processors (Gemini Lake)[edit]

List of desktop processors as follows:

Target
segment
Cores
(Threads)
Processor
Branding & Model
GPU Model TDP

(W)

CPU Freq.

(GHz)

GPU Freq.

(MHz)

L2
Cache
Release
Date
Price
(USD)
Brand Name &

Model Number

EU Base Turbo Base Turbo
Desktop 4 (4) Pentium Silver J5005 UHD Graphics 605 18 10 1.5 2.8 250 800 4 MB Q4 2017 $161
Celeron J4105 UHD Graphics 600 12 2.5 750 $107
2 (2) J4005 2.0 2.7 700

Mobile processors (Gemini Lake)[edit]

List of mobile processors as follows:

Target
segment
Cores
(Threads)
Processor
Branding & Model
GPU Model TDP

(W)

CPU Freq.

(GHz)

GPU Freq.

(MHz)

L2
Cache
Release
Date
Price
(USD)
Brand Name &

Model Number

EU Base Turbo Base Turbo
Mobile 4 (4) Pentium Silver N5000 UHD Graphics 605 18 6 1.1 2.7 200 750 4 MB Q4 2017 $161
Celeron N4100 UHD Graphics 600 12 2.4 700 $107
2 (2) N4000 2.6 650

Desktop processors (Gemini Lake Refresh)[edit]

List of desktop processors as follows:

Target
segment
Cores
(Threads)
Processor
Branding & Model
GPU Model TDP

(W)

CPU Freq.

(GHz)

GPU Freq.

(MHz)

L2
Cache
Release
Date
Price
(USD)
Brand Name &

Model Number

EU Base Turbo Base Turbo
Desktop 4 (4) Pentium Silver J5040 UHD Graphics 605 18 10 2.0 3.2 250 800 4 MB Q4 2019 $161
Celeron J4125 UHD Graphics 600 12 2.7 750 $107
2 (2) J4025 2.9 700

Mobile processors (Gemini Lake Refresh)[edit]

List of mobile processors as follows:

Target
segment
Cores
(Threads)
Processor
Branding & Model
GPU Model TDP

(W)

CPU Freq.

(GHz)

GPU Freq.

(MHz)

L2
Cache
Release
Date
Price
(USD)
Brand Name &

Model Number

EU Base Turbo Base Turbo
Mobile 4 (4) Pentium Silver N5030 UHD Graphics 605 18 6 1.1 3.1 200 750 4 MB Q4 2019 $161
Celeron N4120 UHD Graphics 600 12 2.6 700 $107
2 (2) N4020 2.8 650

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://newsroom.intel.com/news/introducing-new-intel-pentium-silver-intel-celeron-processors/
  2. ^ https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/docs/processors/pentium/pentium-celeron-desktop-brief.html
  3. ^ https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/codename/197862/gemini-lake-refresh.html
  4. ^ Shilov, Anton. "Intel Launches New Pentium Silver and Celeron Atom Processors: Gemini Lake is Here". AnandTech.