Average Bench: 42.7% (347th of 961)

Based on 52 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3430 @ 3.30GHz

The G3430 is a 2013 Haswell based CPU and is part of Intel's value range of Pentium processors. The Pentium-G range have very strong single and dual core performance but lag the group leaders in terms of multi-core processing (MCP). MCP is important for tasks such as audio/video encoding and software development. For regular PC use such as surfing the web, watching movies and playing the vast majority of games, MCP is not required. The G3430 currently retails for a quarter as much as a 4770K but has an effective speed of 79.1 which is just 6% lower than the average of the current group leaders. The majority of users will notice no difference even by paying five times more for a top end processor. The G3430 is brilliant value but its sibling, the G3420, is cheaper and even better value for money.  [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 34%Average: 42.7% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3430 averaged 57.3% 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 Floating Point Speed 90.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 89.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3430 is just 12.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G3430 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 178Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 175Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 52 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.6 SC Int 86.5 96.6
62.4 SC Float 90.2 98.7
64.1 SC Mixed 89.2 97.1
70.9% 88.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
106 QC Int 171 192
104 QC Float 175 196
109 QC Mixed 173 193
39.2% 173 Pts
Min Avg Max
105 MC Int 173 191
122 MC Float 178 196
111 MC Mixed 175 194
26.2% 175 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.1
SC Float 97.7
SC Mixed 95.1
77% 96.6 Pts
QC Int 190
QC Float 187
QC Mixed 188
43% 188 Pts
MC Int 191
MC Float 194
MC Mixed 191
29% 192 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54.5
SC Float 80.5
SC Mixed 88.6
60% 74.5 Pts
QC Int 175
QC Float 173
QC Mixed 176
40% 175 Pts
MC Int 161
MC Float 180
MC Mixed 174
26% 172 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,134,255 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2PH

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $158

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G3430 (3M Cache, 3.30 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor NumberG3430
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$86.00 - $93.00
Clock Speed3.3 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 TypesDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 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
Secure KeyYes

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

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