Average Bench: 57.9% (244th of 1121)

Based on 24,196 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4560 @ 3.50GHz

The Intel G4560 is one of the first Pentium processors to feature Hyper-threading. This means that although the G4560 only has two physical processing cores, it is able to process four threads in parallel by sharing resources between the physical cores. This typically results in a 50% performance improvement over two physical cores alone. Comparing performance between the lowest spec Kaby Lake i3 7100 and the Pentium G4560 shows that in terms of both performance and specs, very little separates them (even virtualization technology VT-d is present on the Pentium). The Pentium does lack AVX 2.0 (Advanced Vector Instructions) and it trails the i3 7100 by 400 MHz (10%) but there is no longer a clear divide between Pentiums and Core i3s. Intel have achieved an almost continuous distribution of performance levels for each price point from the cheapest Pentium to the top end i7-7700K[Jan '17 CPUPro]

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Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4560 averaged 42.1% 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 102Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 99Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4560 is just 17.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G4560 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 276Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 290Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,196 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.5 SC Int 96.1 105
78.1 SC Float 102 112
74.2 SC Mixed 99 108
79.3% 99.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
183 QC Int 248 272
215 QC Float 284 311
204 QC Mixed 269 295
60.5% 267 Pts
Min Avg Max
214 MC Int 255 273
236 MC Float 290 311
226 MC Mixed 276 298
40.9% 274 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
SC Int 103
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 309
QC Mixed 295
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 272
MC Float 310
MC Mixed 293
44% 292 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 310
QC Mixed 290
66% 289 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 297
43% 288 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 104
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 261
QC Float 314
QC Mixed 288
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 302
MC Mixed 293
43% 287 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 245
QC Mixed 230
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 250
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 265
40% 264 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 271
QC Mixed 215
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 269
MC Float 309
MC Mixed 291
43% 290 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,269,902 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $75 @ launch in Jan '17
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Typical Pentium G4560 Builds (Compare 7,118 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $446

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G4560 (3M Cache, 3.50 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor NumberG4560
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$64.00
Clock Speed3.50 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP54 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 610
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation pentium desktop processor...

Added 19 months ago.

Good

2 days ago.

The best Dual Core processor EVER produced.



Excellent

3 days ago.

i love thşs cpu its budget performence


Terrible

1 month ago.

Just better than amd


Good

6 hrs ago.

core i3 7100


Excellent

1 day ago.

love it


Excellent

2 days ago.

This Pentium Has The Pentium Era Keeping it Alive Its Better Even Then i5


Excellent

5 days ago.

Not the one you'd like with a 1x4GB ddr3 RAM on a Gigabyte 81 series mobo, running a 64 bit Windows 10, iGpu is almost exhausted. It's slow and laggy.


Good

28 days ago.

ESKEREEEE lil pump :) :)


Terrible

1 month ago.

Pentium is history


Excellent

11 days ago.

Mejor procesador performance y precio


Terrible

2 months ago.

There is no equivalent competitor for the price/performance value ! This little guy is a beast for the price !!! ♥


Good

9 days ago.

Nao gostei prefiro o g3258 Com over


Terrible

1 month ago.

insufficient for today's standards


Excellent

19 months ago.


Average

4 months ago.

its good for cheap builds but not the best, cuz there is xeon x34** (only not x3430) that perfoms better for lower price.


Excellent

30 days ago.

its really good for budget gaming


Excellent

2 days ago.

suck big chicken


Excellent

2 months ago.

good


Excellent

6 months ago.

I think this CPU is a beast for is price, only 60 dollars, I'm in love with him.


Excellent

21 days ago.

its my first i love it


Excellent

10 months ago.

The best Intel CPU in existence.


Terrible

10 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

1 month ago.

good


Good

11 months ago.

I wouldn't get this. I'd get the G4620 because it's a better value. But whatever suits you i guess.


Outstanding

14 months ago.

When it comes to gaming, it puts all AMD Ryzen series to shame for the price.


Terrible

12 months ago.

it low for 4k


Outstanding

15 months ago.

I'm impressed with price/performance ratio.


Excellent

14 months ago.

This G4560 is a better version of i3-6100. One of the best for it's price from intel


Poor

15 days ago.

Why would you even consider a processor like this while used quad cores can go for the same...... If you have bought this and have used it for a year well its still worth your money but in 2018 its just not worth it anymore.


Excellent

13 months ago.

luckily i did not buy i3. for the price, i can spend the extra money to graphic card. i love my budget build (not so budget). lol


Excellent

7 months ago.

I 3 Killer


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