Average Bench: 53.8% (313th of 1206)

Based on 48,239 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4560 @ 3.50GHz

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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Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4560 averaged 46.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 97.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 171Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4560 is 21.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G4560 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 265Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 262Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 48,239 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.9 1-Core 97.9 108
111 2-Core 171 201
64.6% 134 Pts
Min Avg Max
175 4-Core 256 291
195 8-Core 262 292
35.3% 259 Pts
Min Avg Max
202 64-Core 265 294
17.8% 265 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 201
74% 155 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 289
40% 292 Pts
64-Core 274
18% 274 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 193
72% 151 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 289
40% 289 Pts
64-Core 292
20% 292 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 205
74% 156 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 284
38% 281 Pts
64-Core 286
19% 286 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 174
68% 140 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 263
36% 264 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 195
72% 151 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 218
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,611,041 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $75 @ launch in Jan '17
BHPhotoUS $709 months
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Typical Pentium G4560 Builds (Compare 13,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $391

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G4560 (3M Cache, 3.50 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor NumberG4560
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$64.00
Clock Speed3.50 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP54 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 610
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation pentium desktop processor...

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

5 days ago.

Had a good run for budget builders.



Good

4 days ago.

The best Dual Core processor EVER produced.


Poor

22 days ago.

I want this because it have 4 threads


Good

2 months ago.

Nao gostei prefiro o g3258 Com over


Good

1 month ago.

G4560 its amaizing CPU. Whit my RX570 5gb +8Gb ram I can play all games (new) on Ultra/High settings.


Poor

2 months ago.

My schoolcomputer have this processor. Good for school related work but not for gaming lol


Terrible

26 days ago.

insufficient for today's standards


Excellent

12 days ago.

this cpu does not offer value, good only for office work and light gaming


Terrible

3 months ago.

its good for cheap builds but not the best, cuz there is xeon x34** (only not x3430) that perfoms better for lower price.


Terrible

3 months ago.

its a good cpu but only have 2 core


Excellent

2 years ago.


Terrible

21 days ago.

this core runs most things at a very chap price and it only needs fan cooling so it is great for a starter pc


Terrible

8 months ago.

Its an alright budget CPU but its a big bottleneck for gaming, id say its a good everyday use cpu for a family pc.


Good

10 months ago.

I think this CPU is a beast for is price, only 60 dollars, I'm in love with him.


Terrible

1 month ago.

The best Intel CPU in existence.


Good

2 years ago.

I wouldn't get this. I'd get the G4620 because it's a better value. But whatever suits you i guess.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

10 months ago.

Best dual core processor I ever had


Outstanding

2 years ago.

When it comes to gaming, it puts all AMD Ryzen series to shame for the price.


Terrible

2 years ago.

it low for 4k


Good

13 months ago.

One of the better budget options out there


Outstanding

2 years ago.

I'm impressed with price/performance ratio.


Excellent

2 years ago.

This G4560 is a better version of i3-6100. One of the best for it's price from intel


Poor

16 months ago.

Why would you even consider a processor like this while used quad cores can go for the same...... If you have bought this and have used it for a year well its still worth your money but in 2018 its just not worth it anymore.


Excellent

2 years ago.

luckily i did not buy i3. for the price, i can spend the extra money to graphic card. i love my budget build (not so budget). lol


Excellent

23 months ago.

I 3 Killer


Excellent

15 months ago.

Budget Beast! Can't do better for under $100, the only issue that I have it's I can't find anything better for upgrading with my current H110M chipset at a similar price range, Ryzen 3 took too long and I had to build with Intel. But this CPU is pretty kickass, I really love it and highly recommend it, if you can find it for $60-70 it's a steal.


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