Average Bench: 42.7% (341st of 953)

Based on 47 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 57.2% 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 90.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 89.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3430 is just 13.1%. 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 177Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 173Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 47 samples)
Min Avg Max
5.2 SC Int 87.7 96.7
3.8 SC Float 90.8 99.6
7.3 SC Mixed 89.5 97.5
71.5% 89.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
15.4 QC Int 170 195
10.8 QC Float 174 198
12.9 QC Mixed 173 195
39% 172 Pts
Min Avg Max
7.7 MC Int 172 191
16.1 MC Float 177 198
8.5 MC Mixed 173 195
26.1% 174 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 3.3 GHz
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 99.6
SC Mixed 97.5
78% 97.9 Pts
QC Int 195
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 190
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 191
MC Float 192
MC Mixed 192
29% 192 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.8
SC Float 95.9
SC Mixed 94
76% 94.9 Pts
QC Int 186
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 179
40% 178 Pts
MC Int 187
MC Float 184
MC Mixed 184
28% 185 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 90.3
SC Float 88
SC Mixed 89.2
71% 89.2 Pts
QC Int 152
QC Float 154
QC Mixed 129
33% 145 Pts
MC Int 151
MC Float 168
MC Mixed 160
24% 160 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,254,866 CPUs tested.

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Typical Pentium G3430 Builds (Compare 207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2PH

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $146

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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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