Average Bench: 38.5% (442nd of 980)

Based on 3,546 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: 38.5% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium G3220 averaged 61.5% 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 80.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 80.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3220 is just 14.2%. 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 160Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,546 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.1 SC Int 80.8 88.4
50 SC Float 81 89.7
51 SC Mixed 80.4 87.5
64.6% 80.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
108 QC Int 158 177
109 QC Float 157 178
107 QC Mixed 156 174
35.5% 157 Pts
Min Avg Max
119 MC Int 162 177
120 MC Float 162 178
125 MC Mixed 160 175
24.2% 162 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 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.6
SC Float 88.7
SC Mixed 87.3
70% 87.9 Pts
QC Int 176
QC Float 180
QC Mixed 181
40% 179 Pts
MC Int 176
MC Float 175
MC Mixed 179
26% 177 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86
SC Float 86.5
SC Mixed 86.4
69% 86.3 Pts
QC Int 167
QC Float 166
QC Mixed 165
38% 166 Pts
MC Int 168
MC Float 163
MC Mixed 164
25% 165 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.3
SC Float 77.5
SC Mixed 81
63% 78.6 Pts
QC Int 148
QC Float 159
QC Mixed 156
35% 154 Pts
MC Int 160
MC Float 153
MC Mixed 155
23% 156 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.4
SC Float 84.1
SC Mixed 82.5
67% 84 Pts
QC Int 145
QC Float 149
QC Mixed 134
32% 143 Pts
MC Int 138
MC Float 153
MC Mixed 152
22% 148 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 84.6
SC Float 80.7
SC Mixed 74.9
64% 80.1 Pts
QC Int 118
QC Float 132
QC Mixed 127
28% 125 Pts
MC Int 162
MC Float 162
MC Mixed 160
24% 162 Pts
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Typical Pentium G3220 Builds (Compare 2,532 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $210

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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...

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Good

1 month ago.

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Good

4 months ago.

Incredible performance for the price.


Below average

3 years ago.


Excellent

22 months ago.

for this price, hands down some of the best value


Good

21 months ago.

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


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