Average Bench: 42.9% (428th of 1117)

Based on 2,704 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3260 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 42.9% Great: 48%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3260 averaged 57.0% 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 Integer Speed 89.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 89.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3260 is just 17%. 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 179Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 178Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,704 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.7 SC Int 89.8 97.2
61.6 SC Float 90.1 98.5
63 SC Mixed 89.9 98.4
71.9% 89.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
116 QC Int 174 194
115 QC Float 173 195
114 QC Mixed 173 196
39.3% 173 Pts
Min Avg Max
138 MC Int 179 196
139 MC Float 179 196
137 MC Mixed 178 196
26.8% 179 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.8
SC Float 94.7
SC Mixed 95.3
76% 95.3 Pts
QC Int 189
QC Float 180
QC Mixed 188
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 190
MC Float 184
MC Mixed 187
28% 187 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.9
SC Float 95.8
SC Mixed 95.4
76% 95.7 Pts
QC Int 186
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 187
43% 188 Pts
MC Int 189
MC Float 191
MC Mixed 190
28% 190 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95
SC Float 93.9
SC Mixed 94.4
76% 94.4 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 184
QC Mixed 186
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 188
MC Float 162
MC Mixed 174
26% 174 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.3
SC Float 80
SC Mixed 85
64% 79.8 Pts
QC Int 160
QC Float 143
QC Mixed 186
37% 163 Pts
MC Int 158
MC Float 160
MC Mixed 164
24% 161 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.9
SC Float 88.3
SC Mixed 88.8
72% 89.7 Pts
QC Int 170
QC Float 163
QC Mixed 172
38% 169 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 176
MC Mixed 185
27% 180 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.6
SC Float 93.3
SC Mixed 89.1
74% 93 Pts
QC Int 181
QC Float 170
QC Mixed 170
39% 174 Pts
MC Int 187
MC Float 185
MC Mixed 183
28% 185 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 90.7
SC Float 89.4
SC Mixed 88.7
72% 89.6 Pts
QC Int 154
QC Float 154
QC Mixed 129
33% 146 Pts
MC Int 167
MC Float 164
MC Mixed 167
25% 166 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 79.2
SC Mixed 82.6
64% 80.5 Pts
QC Int 137
QC Float 136
QC Mixed 120
30% 131 Pts
MC Int 118
MC Float 126
MC Mixed 128
19% 124 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 40.4
SC Float 52.4
SC Mixed 63.5
42% 52.1 Pts
QC Int 110
QC Float 122
QC Mixed 130
27% 121 Pts
MC Int 150
MC Float 142
MC Mixed 152
22% 148 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,730,417 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3260 Builds (Compare 5,481 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $115

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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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