Average Bench: 60.9% (201st of 1084)

Based on 4,255 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 60.9% 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 39.0% 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 108Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 105Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is just 16.9%. 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 288Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 303Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,255 samples)
Min Avg Max
78 SC Int 103 110
86 SC Float 108 115
80.4 SC Mixed 105 113
84.2% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
182 QC Int 259 282
212 QC Float 296 320
215 QC Mixed 282 304
63.1% 279 Pts
Min Avg Max
222 MC Int 266 283
248 MC Float 303 322
229 MC Mixed 288 308
42.7% 286 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 290
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 320
MC Mixed 301
44% 298 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 111
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 284
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 288
43% 286 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 285
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 289
43% 286 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 90.9
SC Mixed 100
74% 92 Pts
QC Int 223
QC Float 261
QC Mixed 244
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 288
MC Mixed 279
41% 276 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,432,846 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $82 @ launch in Jan '17
EbayUS $7926 mins
AmazonUS $7921 mins
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Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 5,524 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $470

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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 15 months ago.

Poor

3 months ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Excellent

6 days ago.

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


Excellent

2 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

7 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

8 months ago.

A great budget CPU.


Terrible

1 month ago.

2 cores only


Excellent

5 months ago.

Best! Runs anything Even 4K!


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