2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.5GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 50,294 user samples
48,239 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 60% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 39% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 39% Great: 60%
SPEED RANK: 314th / 1206
Gaming 54%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 27%
2,055 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 18% Base clock 2.8 GHz
Worst Bench: 10% Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 10% Great: 18%
SPEED RANK: 1017th / 1206
Gaming 16%
Desktop 20%
Workstation 7%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
53.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
16.3 %
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
97.9 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
33.7 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
171 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
62.4 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
256 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
63.5 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
262 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
65.6 Pts
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
37 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
201 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
73.2 Pts
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
291 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
73.4 Pts
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
292 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
73.7 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,713,785 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.19 % Insanely higher market share.
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
105 % Hugely more popular.
52 %
35 Months Much more recent.
71+ Months
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
294 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
74.1 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
265 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
66.8 Pts

The Intel G4560 is one of the first Pentium processors to feature Hyper-threading. This means that although the G4560 only has two physical processing cores, it is able to process four threads in parallel by sharing resources between the physical cores. This typically results in a 50% performance improvement over two physical cores alone. Comparing performance between the lowest spec Kaby Lake i3 7100 and the Pentium G4560 shows that in terms of both performance and specs, very little separates them (even virtualization technology VT-d is present on the Pentium). The Pentium does lack AVX 2.0 (Advanced Vector Instructions) and it trails the i3 7100 by 400 MHz (10%) but there is no longer a clear divide between Pentiums and Core i3s. Intel have achieved an almost continuous distribution of performance levels for each price point from the cheapest Pentium to the top end i7-7700K[Jan '17 CPUPro]


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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]


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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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