Average Bench: 60.5% (220th of 1110)

Based on 5,247 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 48%Average: 60.5% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4600 averaged 39.4% 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 107Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 105Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is just 17.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G4600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 287Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 302Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,247 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.8 SC Int 103 110
82.8 SC Float 107 115
81.7 SC Mixed 105 113
84.1% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
182 QC Int 258 282
214 QC Float 294 320
201 QC Mixed 279 304
62.7% 277 Pts
Min Avg Max
215 MC Int 265 283
252 MC Float 302 321
234 MC Mixed 287 308
42.6% 285 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 301
68% 300 Pts
MC Int 279
MC Float 317
MC Mixed 303
45% 300 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 292
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 298
44% 296 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.3
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 102
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 232
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 252
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 235
MC Float 267
MC Mixed 258
38% 254 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.6
SC Float 98.5
SC Mixed 97.5
72% 90.2 Pts
QC Int 197
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 242
49% 218 Pts
MC Int 238
MC Float 270
MC Mixed 264
38% 257 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,332,833 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $82 @ launch in Jan '17
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Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 6,340 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $58

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $479

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G4600 (3M Cache, 3.60 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor NumberG4600
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$82.00
Clock Speed3.60 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 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

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 17 months ago.

Terrible

1 month ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Good

2 days ago.

Cheap, best cpu for this price :) In csgo fps never go below 110!


Good

14 days ago.

Power saving & Cost saving, since internal graphic HD630 is good enough for normal usages (excepting games).


Excellent

4 months ago.

This is just a G4560 but with a slightly better iGPU. Sometimes they're at the same price because of high demand so I got it. Anyway, this processor is a beast for its price.


Terrible

8 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

10 months ago.

A great budget CPU.


Terrible

3 months ago.

2 cores only


Excellent

7 months ago.

Best! Runs anything Even 4K!


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