Intel® Pentium® Gold; Gold, effective and efficient for work and play

Find out how the new Intel® Pentium® Gold processor speeds up your computing for effortless multitasking…

29 Nov 2017

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Intel’s new Pentium® Gold® processors are replacing the existing Pentium® processor family, and there are several key improvements.

Firstly, you’ll be able to get more work done with less stress and browse the internet quicker, while games will look sharper and more realistic.


Who are they for?

Devices fitted with this type of processor are designed for those on a budget who want a good all-round computer for work and play. The Pentium® Gold® is ideal if you mainly use a laptop to surf the web and do basic document editing.

It’s a faster processor than the Celeron, but not quite as powerful as Intel’s Core™ i3 processors.


Perform multiple tasks quickly and easily

Slowed down by an old laptop? A computer with the new Pentium® Gold® processor is twice as fast as a five-year-old PC (1.) If you’ve been struggling with a sluggish computer, you’ll see an immediate improvement, so you’ll be able to get more things done instead of twiddling your thumbs waiting for your laptop to load documents.

  • Edit photos while watching a video
  • Have multiple apps open at the same time
  • Stay on top of emails while working on a presentation at home

The Dell Inspiron 13 5000 2-in-1 is a versatile all-rounder that can be used as a laptop or tablet. It’s great for working on reports, streaming TV on demand and keeping up to date with the latest news.


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Enjoy faster web browsing

It’s so frustrating if you’re waiting ages for internet pages to load. Computers with Pentium® Gold® processors give you up to 51% improved web browsing performance (2.), say Intel, so you can stay connected wherever you are.

  • Chat to family and friends online
  • Shop online quickly without your laptop crashing just as you’re about to check out
  • Have multiple tabs open at the same time

The HP Pavilion 14 lets you work while browsing online, and offers over 10 hours’ battery life so you don’t have to worry if you forget to take your charger with you on a long journey.


Play every day

From Netflix to Amazon Prime, Pentium® Gold® processors allow you to watch movies or stream videos in high definition smoothly. If you’re a casual gamer, the upgraded graphics and boosted performance will enhance your all-round gaming experience.

A Pentium® Gold® processor in your 2-in-1 computer means you get the best of all worlds…

  • Watch movies in stand mode
  • Follow a recipe in tent mode
  • Create party invitations in laptop mode

The Lenovo Yoga 520 2-in-1 has a vivid HD touchscreen that's great for viewing media so you can watch films in sharp detail from any angle.


Check out our range of laptops with Pentium Gold processors



Intel technologies’ features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. No computer system can be absolutely secure. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at

(1.) For More complete information about performance and benchmark results, visit © 2017 Intel Corporation.

(2.) PCMark* Vantage (HDD Suite) - Benchmark from Futuremark* that measures Windows* everyday computing performance. PCMark Vantage is made up of several benchmarking suites:  PCMark Suite (produces “PCMark” Score), Memories Suite, TV and Movies Suite, Gaming Suite, Music Suite, Communications Suite, Productivity Suite and HDD Suite.  The HDD Suite contains an operating system start-up workload that is sensitive to HDD versus SSD boot devices.

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