Average Bench: 39.4% (477th of 1089)

Based on 4,932 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: 30%Average: 39.4% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium G3220 averaged 60.5% 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 81.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 82Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3220 is just 13.1%. 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 164Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 164Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,932 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.9 SC Int 81.7 88.3
56.9 SC Float 82.1 89.6
58.8 SC Mixed 82 89.2
65.5% 81.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
108 QC Int 160 176
116 QC Float 160 177
119 QC Mixed 160 178
36.2% 160 Pts
Min Avg Max
131 MC Int 164 177
127 MC Float 164 178
130 MC Mixed 164 178
24.6% 164 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.3
SC Float 87.8
SC Mixed 87.8
70% 87.6 Pts
QC Int 171
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 174
39% 173 Pts
MC Int 174
MC Float 176
MC Mixed 175
26% 175 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.6
SC Float 88.8
SC Mixed 88.7
71% 88.4 Pts
QC Int 174
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 172
39% 174 Pts
MC Int 165
MC Float 160
MC Mixed 166
24% 164 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.5
SC Float 86.4
SC Mixed 85.7
69% 86.5 Pts
QC Int 168
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 173
39% 172 Pts
MC Int 169
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 176
26% 173 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54.8
SC Float 59.2
SC Mixed 66.4
48% 60.1 Pts
QC Int 172
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 172
39% 171 Pts
MC Int 161
MC Float 154
MC Mixed 166
24% 160 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,443,572 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $58 @ launch in Sep '13
AmazonUS $802 month
EbayUS $992 mins
NeweggUS $1638 months
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Typical Pentium G3220 Builds (Compare 4,618 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 - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $205

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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 4 years ago.

Below average

4 years ago.


Good

1 month ago.

Totally does work, better than nothing, but it does perform well.


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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