Average Bench: 43.4% (376th of 1052)

Based on 2,232 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3260 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 43.4% Great: 48%
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop 55%
Workstation 25%

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3260 averaged 56.5% 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.


Single Core Integer Speed 90.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 90.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3260 is just 14.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G3260 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Multi Core Floating Point Speed 180Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 180Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 2,232 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.8 SC Int 90.2 97.3
67.8 SC Float 90.8 98.8
66.3 SC Mixed 90.6 98.3
72.4% 90.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
123 QC Int 175 194
125 QC Float 175 195
123 QC Mixed 176 196
39.8% 176 Pts
Min Avg Max
139 MC Int 180 196
136 MC Float 180 196
137 MC Mixed 180 196
27% 180 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.1
SC Float 98.5
SC Mixed 97
78% 97.5 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 198
QC Mixed 191
44% 194 Pts
MC Int 196
MC Float 199
MC Mixed 193
29% 196 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 97.7
SC Mixed 96.1
77% 96.6 Pts
QC Int 192
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 190
43% 191 Pts
MC Int 188
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 188
28% 184 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.8
SC Float 96
SC Mixed 95.4
77% 96.1 Pts
QC Int 184
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 189
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 191
MC Float 184
MC Mixed 190
28% 189 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 95
SC Float 95.4
SC Mixed 94.2
76% 94.9 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 188
QC Mixed 190
43% 189 Pts
MC Int 189
MC Float 191
MC Mixed 191
29% 191 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 89.9
SC Mixed 89
70% 88.2 Pts
QC Int 160
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 157
36% 160 Pts
MC Int 143
MC Float 157
MC Mixed 188
24% 163 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,884,063 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3260 Builds (Compare 4,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 23%

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $112

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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


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


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
vPro TechNo
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No


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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