Average Bench: 43.2% (347th of 971)

Based on 1,268 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3260 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 43.2% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3260 averaged 56.8% 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 91.3Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 91.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3260 is just 12.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G3260 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 182Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 179Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,268 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.9 SC Int 91.3 97.4
72.1 SC Float 91.4 98.7
72.2 SC Mixed 90.5 96
72.9% 91.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 QC Int 177 194
133 QC Float 176 196
131 QC Mixed 174 191
39.9% 176 Pts
Min Avg Max
151 MC Int 182 195
151 MC Float 182 196
147 MC Mixed 179 192
27.2% 181 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, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.4
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 96
77% 96.8 Pts
QC Int 193
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 191
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 194
MC Float 194
MC Mixed 192
29% 193 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.7
SC Float 95.9
SC Mixed 95.9
77% 95.8 Pts
QC Int 193
QC Float 195
QC Mixed 191
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 194
MC Float 196
MC Mixed 192
29% 194 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.2
SC Float 95.5
SC Mixed 93.1
74% 92.3 Pts
QC Int 183
QC Float 184
QC Mixed 183
42% 183 Pts
MC Int 180
MC Float 180
MC Mixed 176
27% 179 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.2
SC Float 94.6
SC Mixed 93.2
75% 93.7 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 184
QC Mixed 180
42% 184 Pts
MC Int 186
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 183
28% 185 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 97.1
SC Mixed 91.7
76% 95 Pts
QC Int 186
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 181
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 188
MC Float 187
MC Mixed 188
28% 187 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 94.6
SC Mixed 94.9
76% 95.2 Pts
QC Int 183
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 160
40% 177 Pts
MC Int 189
MC Float 188
MC Mixed 185
28% 187 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,133,757 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3260 Builds (Compare 3,094 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 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $118

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G3260 (3M Cache, 3.30 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ1'15
Processor NumberG3260
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$64.00
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
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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