IntelBX80646G3258
IntelBX80646I34350

2 Cores, 2 Threads @3.2GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2014.

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 19,211 user samples
18,774 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Base clock 3.2 GHz
Worst Bench: 41% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 41% Great: 65%
SPEED RANK: 616th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
437 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 3.6 GHz
Worst Bench: 54% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 54% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 401st / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
55.1 % 65.8 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.5 Pts 87.9 Pts Lower memory latency.
+11%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
92.9 Pts 96.5 Pts +4%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
177 Pts +5% 169 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
180 Pts 254 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+41%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
181 Pts 257 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+42%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93.3 Pts 95 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+16%
107 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+20%
204 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts 280 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+15%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
243 Pts 281 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+16%
Market Share
Based on 43,966,946 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
77.6 % +1% 76.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$80 Much cheaper.
+50%
$160
Age
Newest
85 Months 85 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
53 Watts +2% 54 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 2 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
2 threads 4 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz Faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+12%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts 284 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+16%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
180 Pts 260 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+44%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Haswell
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD HD 4600
Cache
Cache
3 MB 4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$72.00 $138.00 - $147.00
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3-1333, DDR3L-1333 @ 1.5V DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21.3 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.1 GHz 1.15 GHz
Clear Video HD Tech
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
No Yes
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
1.7 GB 2 GB
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
No Yes
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes

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The Intel G3258 is the first budget Pentium processor to feature an unlocked multiplier. This enables a comfortable overclock to 4.3 GHz using just the stock heat sink and fan. At 4.3 GHz, in terms of single and dual core performance, the G3258 challenges a fully overclocked i7-4790K, the fastest CPU I have seen to date! These results are stunning considering that the G3258 is retailing for around one fifth as much as an i7-4790K. The G3258's Achilles heel is its poor multi-core performance which is over 50% weaker than the group leaders. For the vast majority of users, assuming an overclock of 4.3 GHz, the G3258 is the best value processor on the market by miles. On the other hand, users that encode multi-media or run SLI/Crossfire setups should look elsewhere. [Jul '14 CPUPro]

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The Intel Core i3-4350 is a refreshed version of the Haswell i3-4330. The newer i3-4350 has received a 100 MHz increase in clock speed which translates to a performance improvement of 2.8%. With an effective speed of 93.5 the i3-4350 is no slouch and offers performance that's slightly above the average of the ten group leaders. Similar to the G3258, the 4350 has a performance profile which favours single and dual core workloads. Comparing the G3258 and 4350 shows that not only does the G3258 offer far better overclocked performance but it also costs less than half as much as the i3-4350. Although the i3-4350 is not a bad processor, there are relatively few use cases that would justify its price when compared to the stellar G3258. [Jul '14 CPUPro]

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