Average Bench: 41.5% (464th of 1117)

Based on 3,043 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3250 @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 41.5% Great: 46%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3250 averaged 58.5% 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 Integer Speed 86.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 87Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3250 is just 15.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G3250 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 172Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 172Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,043 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.4 SC Int 86.5 94.1
59.3 SC Float 86.9 95.5
61.4 SC Mixed 87 95.2
69.4% 86.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
113 QC Int 168 188
107 QC Float 166 189
114 QC Mixed 167 190
37.9% 167 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 MC Int 173 189
129 MC Float 172 189
128 MC Mixed 172 190
25.9% 172 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 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.2
SC Float 93.1
SC Mixed 94
75% 93.8 Pts
QC Int 184
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 187
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 187
MC Float 179
MC Mixed 184
28% 183 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 93.7
SC Float 94.2
SC Mixed 94
75% 94 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 186
43% 189 Pts
MC Int 186
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 186
28% 186 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.1
SC Float 88.8
SC Mixed 93.3
74% 92.1 Pts
QC Int 184
QC Float 171
QC Mixed 184
41% 180 Pts
MC Int 189
MC Float 182
MC Mixed 176
27% 182 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 92.5
SC Float 94
SC Mixed 92.1
74% 92.9 Pts
QC Int 147
QC Float 161
QC Mixed 178
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 178
MC Mixed 179
27% 178 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.3
SC Float 92.1
SC Mixed 92.9
74% 92.8 Pts
QC Int 184
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 173
40% 175 Pts
MC Int 171
MC Float 168
MC Mixed 172
26% 170 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 95
SC Mixed 91.8
75% 93.7 Pts
QC Int 189
QC Float 184
QC Mixed 169
41% 180 Pts
MC Int 188
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 187
28% 187 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 92
SC Float 92
SC Mixed 84.2
72% 89.4 Pts
QC Int 176
QC Float 178
QC Mixed 172
40% 175 Pts
MC Int 177
MC Float 173
MC Mixed 173
26% 174 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 85.5
SC Float 83.5
SC Mixed 86.4
68% 85.1 Pts
QC Int 158
QC Float 149
QC Mixed 148
34% 152 Pts
MC Int 166
MC Float 184
MC Mixed 175
26% 175 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 88.2
SC Mixed 80.1
67% 84.2 Pts
QC Int 166
QC Float 120
QC Mixed 156
34% 147 Pts
MC Int 169
MC Float 169
MC Mixed 147
24% 162 Pts
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Typical Pentium G3250 Builds (Compare 5,481 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $425

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G3250 (3M Cache, 3.20 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'14
Processor NumberG3250
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$50.00 - $64.00
Clock Speed3.2 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
Graphics Video Max Memory1.7 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333, DDR3L-1333 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 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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