Average Bench: 39% (437th of 985)

Based on 4,267 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 0FABFBFF000306C3, 2054454B434F5300 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3220 @ 3.00GHz

The G3220 is a 2013 Haswell based CPU and is part of Intel's value range of Pentium processors which were launched in 2011. The Pentium-G range have very strong single and dual core performance but lag far behind the group leaders in terms of multi-core processing (MCP). MCP is important for tasks such as audio/video encoding, or software development. For regular PC use such as surfing the web, listening to music, watching movies and playing the vast majority of games, MCP is not required. The G3220 currently retails for one sixth of the price of a top of the range 4770K but has an effective speed of 75.3 which is just 12% lower than the average of the current group leaders. The vast majority of users will notice no difference even by paying five times more for one of the top end multi-core processors. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 28%Average: 39% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium G3220 averaged 60.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Integer Speed 81.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3220 is just 15.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G3220 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 162Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 162Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,267 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.1 SC Int 81.2 88.3
55.3 SC Float 81.4 89.6
54.9 SC Mixed 81.5 89.3
65.1% 81.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 QC Int 158 176
108 QC Float 158 177
105 QC Mixed 158 178
35.8% 158 Pts
Min Avg Max
119 MC Int 162 178
119 MC Float 162 178
114 MC Mixed 162 178
24.3% 162 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 88.7
SC Mixed 88.2
70% 87.4 Pts
QC Int 170
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 175
39% 173 Pts
MC Int 171
MC Float 172
MC Mixed 177
26% 173 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.9
SC Float 84.9
SC Mixed 87.7
69% 86.5 Pts
QC Int 172
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 172
39% 172 Pts
MC Int 172
MC Float 171
MC Mixed 172
26% 172 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.2
SC Float 74.6
SC Mixed 86.9
66% 81.9 Pts
QC Int 142
QC Float 154
QC Mixed 172
35% 156 Pts
MC Int 169
MC Float 168
MC Mixed 150
24% 162 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.1
SC Float 81.3
SC Mixed 82.2
65% 81.2 Pts
QC Int 152
QC Float 137
QC Mixed 141
32% 143 Pts
MC Int 163
MC Float 152
MC Mixed 149
23% 155 Pts
4,267 MORE »

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,412,876 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $58 @ launch in Sep '13
AmazonUS $1031 month
NeweggUS $1636 months
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Typical Pentium G3220 Builds (Compare 3,910 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $201

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G3220 (3M Cache, 3.00 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor NumberG3220
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$54.00 - $64.00
Clock Speed3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP53 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
Clear Video HD TechNo
Graphics Video Max Memory1.7 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333, DDR3L-1333 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Haswell offers superior performance over the previous generation...

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

12 days ago.

SE LA RE BANCA PAPA!!


Below average

3 years ago.


Excellent

2 years ago.

for this price, hands down some of the best value


Good

2 years ago.

Good Performence Average Effective Speed. Nice for Mid-range Gamers


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