IntelBX80646G3258
IntelBX80677G4560

2 Cores, 2 Threads
@3.2GHz Haswell (2013)

2 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.5GHz Kaby Lake (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 33,995 user samples
13,260 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 31% Base clock 3.2 GHz
Poor: 31% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 359th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
20,735 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 63% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 46% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 46% Great: 63%
SPEED RANK: 246th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
47 % 57.9 % Faster effective speed.
+23%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
97.9 Pts 98.8 Pts +1%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
191 Pts 270 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+41%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
195 Pts 277 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+42%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+19%
108 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
255 Pts 295 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+16%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
256 Pts 298 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+16%
Market Share
Based on 9,730,417 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.1 % 0.46 % Hugely higher market share.
+360%
Value
Value For Money
76.4 % 106 % Much better value.
+39%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 79 % Much more popular.
+32%
Price
Price (score)
$80 $58 Cheaper.
+27%
Age
Newest
50 Months 18 Months Much more recent.
+64%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
53 Watts +2% 54 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 2 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
2 threads 4 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.5 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.5 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+9%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
128 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+22%
105 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
128 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+14%
112 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
252 Pts 272 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+8%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
254 Pts 311 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+22%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
254 Pts 273 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+7%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
254 Pts 312 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+23%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Kaby Lake (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD HD 610
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'14 Q1'17
Lithography
Lithography
22 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$72.00 $64.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI2 8 GT/s DMI3
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2013C PCG 2015C (65W)
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3-1333, DDR3L-1333 @ 1.5V DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 610
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 350.00 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.1 GHz 1.05 GHz
Clear Video HD Tech
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
No Yes
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
1.7 GB 64 GB
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
No Yes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
No Yes
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
Up to 3.0 3.0

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The Intel G3258 is the first budget Pentium processor to feature an unlocked multiplier. This enables a comfortable overclock to 4.3 GHz using just the stock heat sink and fan. At 4.3 GHz, in terms of single and dual core performance, the G3258 challenges a fully overclocked i7-4790K, the fastest CPU I have seen to date! These results are stunning considering that the G3258 is retailing for around one fifth as much as an i7-4790K. The G3258's Achilles heel is its poor multi-core performance which is over 50% weaker than the group leaders. For the vast majority of users, assuming an overclock of 4.3 GHz, the G3258 is the best value processor on the market by miles. On the other hand, users that encode multi-media or run SLI/Crossfire setups should look elsewhere. [Jul '14 CPUPro]

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The Intel G4560 is one of the first Pentium processors to feature Hyper-threading. This means that although the G4560 only has two physical processing cores, it is able to process four threads in parallel by sharing resources between the physical cores. This typically results in a 50% performance improvement over two physical cores alone. Comparing performance between the lowest spec Kaby Lake i3 7100 and the Pentium G4560 shows that in terms of both performance and specs, very little separates them (even virtualization technology VT-d is present on the Pentium). The Pentium does lack AVX 2.0 (Advanced Vector Instructions) and it trails the i3 7100 by 400 MHz (10%) but there is no longer a clear divide between Pentiums and Core i3s. Intel have achieved an almost continuous distribution of performance levels for each price point from the cheapest Pentium to the top end i7-7700K[Jan '17 CPUPro]

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