Average Bench: 52.5% (681st of 1316)

Based on 17,598 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 0FABFBFF000306C3, 2054454B434F5300 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3220 @ 3.00GHz

The G3220 is a 2013 Haswell based CPU and is part of Intel's value range of Pentium processors which were launched 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 G3220 currently retails for one sixth of the price of a top of the range 4770K but has an effective speed of 75.3 which is just 12% 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 one of the top end multi-core processors. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

Poor: 39%Average: 52.5% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3220 averaged 47.5% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 78.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3220 is 20.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G3220 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,598 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.7 Memory 78.1 90.2
59.2 1-Core 81.4 88.3
95.5 2-Core 156 176
63.5% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
104 4-Core 158 175
113 8-Core 159 175
21.6% 158 Pts
Min Avg Max
110 64-Core 159 175
10.7% 159 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 88.7
1-Core 87
2-Core 176
71% 117 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 177
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 175
12% 175 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 84.4
1-Core 61.3
2-Core 174
63% 106 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 169
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.8
1-Core 85
2-Core 172
64% 110 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 159
23% 165 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 63.4
1-Core 22.8
2-Core 124
41% 70 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 175
23% 172 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 21.4
1-Core 86.4
2-Core 141
44% 82.9 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 144
18% 137 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $58 @ launch in Sep '13
EbayUS $7254 secs
AmazonUS $8314 months
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Typical Pentium G3220 Builds (Compare 7,837 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817) - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $369

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G3220 (3M Cache, 3.00 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor NumberG3220
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$54.00 - $64.00
Clock Speed3 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
Clear Video HD TechNo
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

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

 Comments

Haswell offers superior performance over the previous generation...

Added 7 years ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

5 months ago.

literally a rock taped to a piece of metal


Good

9 months ago.

the cores of this cpu do as they should


Below average

7 years ago.


Good

3 years ago.

Totally does work, better than nothing, but it does perform well.


Excellent

5 years ago.

for this price, hands down some of the best value


Good

3 years ago.

In 2018 this chip is a surprising performer. The integrated graphics are not ideal for 3D gaming, but the HD 4000 series does perform well in Flash games and youtube/video playback. However, the dual cores, clocked at 3.0 GHz, do demonstrate the age of the chip. Too many Chrome tabs or writing data to a hard drive will easily max out this CPU. For office-style work or entertainment of the non-gaming variety, the Pentium G3220 is nearing its end of life.


Good

5 years ago.

Good Performence Average Effective Speed. Nice for Mid-range Gamers


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