Average Bench: 62.3% (509th of 1369)

Based on 74,644 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]

Above average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4560 averaged 37.6% 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 79Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 97.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4560 is 23.4%. 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 Speed 271Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 270Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 74,644 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.6 Memory 79 92.6
71.6 1-Core 97.2 107
124 2-Core 172 198
67.9% 116 Pts
Min Avg Max
174 4-Core 265 299
192 8-Core 270 299
35.7% 268 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 64-Core 271 299
16.8% 271 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 75.4
1-Core 82.4
2-Core 158
62% 105 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 249
33% 248 Pts
64-Core 255
16% 255 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.7
1-Core 100
2-Core 149
64% 107 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 237
28% 218 Pts
64-Core 240
15% 240 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.6
1-Core 50.1
2-Core 107
41% 69.5 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 187
22% 174 Pts
64-Core 193
12% 193 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $75 @ launch in Jan '17
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AmazonUS $642 months
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Typical Pentium G4560 Builds (Compare 3,296 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 22%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 17%
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Motherboard: Asus H110M-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $186

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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 5 years ago.


Poor

2 months ago.

I have it.I love it.#pentium#intelbest#G4560


Terrible

9 months ago.

hyper pentium 4560 = i5 6500t =i3 6100


Good

20 months ago.

price-quality i lov this machine!


Terrible

13 months ago.

Nao gostei prefiro o g3258 Com over


Good

2 years ago.

insufficient for today's standards


Average

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

5 years ago.


Poor

20 months ago.

its a good cpu but only have 2 core


Terrible

3 years 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

3 years 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.


Terrible

3 years ago.

The best Intel CPU in existence.


Excellent

19 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 years ago.

Best dual core processor I ever had


Terrible

5 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Outstanding

5 years ago.

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


Terrible

5 years ago.

it low for 4k


Good

4 years ago.

One of the better budget options out there


Outstanding

5 years ago.

I'm impressed with price/performance ratio.


Excellent

5 years ago.

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


Poor

4 years 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

5 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

4 years ago.

I 3 Killer


Excellent

4 years 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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