IntelBX80646G3420
IntelBX8071513900K
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 53,889 user samples
4,757 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 41% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 41% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 700th / 1439
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
49,132 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 135% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 5.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 123% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 123% Great: 135%
SPEED RANK: 7th / 1439
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 170%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
53.5 % 129 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+140%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.6 Pts 85.1 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+7%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
84.4 Pts 232 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+175%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
159 Pts 460 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+189%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
161 Pts 918 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+470%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
164 Pts 1739 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+960%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93 Pts 94.9 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
94.2 Pts 243 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+158%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
186 Pts 478 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+157%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
185 Pts 939 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+408%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
185 Pts 1839 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+894%
Market Share
Based on 67,313,435 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.83 % Insanely higher market share.
+8,200%
Value
Value For Money
84.3 % 108 % Better value.
+28%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 97 % Hugely more popular.
+94%
Price
Price (score)
$53 Hugely cheaper.
+90%
$523
Age
Newest
125 Months 16 Months Hugely more recent.
+87%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
53 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+58%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 24 cores Insanely higher core count.
+1,100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
2 threads 32 threads Insanely higher thread count.
+1,500%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 10 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+55%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+7%
3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 5.8 GHz Hugely faster turbo frequency.
+81%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
186 Pts 4394 Pts Insanely faster OC 64-core speed.
+2,262%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
164 Pts 4164 Pts Insanely faster 64-core speed.
+2,439%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Raptor Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1700
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD UHD 770
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The G3420 is a 2013 Haswell based CPU and is part of Intel's value range of Pentium processors which were first released in 2011. The Pentium-G range have very strong single and dual core performance but lag far behind the group leaders in terms of multi-core processing (MCP). MCP is important for tasks such as audio/video encoding, or software development. For regular PC use such as surfing the web, listening to music, watching movies and playing the vast majority of games, MCP is not required. The G3420 currently retails for less than one fifth of the price of a top of the range 4770K but has an effective speed of 81.2 which is just 4% lower than the average of the current group leaders. The vast majority of users will notice no difference even by paying five times more for a top end multi-core processor. The G3420 is my top value CPU pick for 2014.  [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Intel’s 13th gen. Raptor Lake CPUs offer around 10% faster gaming and 45% faster multi-core performance than their predecessors. The new CPUs are compatible with DDR4 memory and Z690/B660 ($150) motherboards. New high-end gaming builders need look no further than the 13600K. The 13600K beats AMD’s flagship 7950X in gaming and almost matches the 7900X in multi-core performance. Extreme workstation users may find value in the 13700K or 13900K. Gamers on a tight budget can save $40 USD with a 13600KF which is a 13600K without integrated graphics. Although Ryzen 7000 has weaker multi-core, weaker single-core, higher platform costs and higher unit prices AMD have a 3D joker up their sleeve (7800X3D est. 2023). Via “Advanced Marketing” on youtube, forums, reddit, and twitter AMD will demonstrate that their upcoming CPU is the “best in the world” and offer “proof” by way of a small handful of obscure workloads. Games that few people play e.g. (Factorio, SotTR) will be cherry picked, video footage of the gameplay/settings won’t be provided and frame drops will be conveniently ignored. This playbook has easily outsold Intel in recent years but with every overhyped release, consumers lose trust in AMD. Based on social media/press coverage, you would never guess that the combined market share for all of AMD’s Radeon 5000 and 6000 GPUs amongst PC gamers is just 2.12% (Steam stats). Meanwhile Nvidia’s RTX 2060 alone accounts for a whopping 5.03%. Largely thanks to marketing incompetence, Intel is existentially motivated to deliver material annual performance improvements. Consumers can look forward to Meteor Lake (14th gen) in less than a years time. [Oct '22 CPUPro]

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