Average Bench: 56% (284th of 1158)

Based on 43,749 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 43.9% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 101Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 98.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4560 is 24%. 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
Multi Core Integer Speed 243Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,749 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.5 SC Int 95.4 105
73.4 SC Float 101 112
68.5 SC Mixed 98.2 108
78.7% 98.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 QC Int 235 270
183 QC Float 275 310
167 QC Mixed 257 292
57.8% 255 Pts
Min Avg Max
187 MC Int 243 270
216 MC Float 283 311
200 MC Mixed 265 295
39.4% 264 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
SC Int 104
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 308
QC Mixed 295
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 272
MC Float 307
MC Mixed 294
44% 291 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 284
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 257
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 285
42% 281 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 101
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 307
QC Mixed 289
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 305
MC Mixed 289
43% 287 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 274
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 275
41% 272 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.2
SC Float 99.5
SC Mixed 106
76% 94.5 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 270
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 298
MC Mixed 281
41% 277 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,792,756 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $75 @ launch in Jan '17
BHPhotoUS $703 months
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AmazonUS $8026 mins
OutletPCUS $8230 days
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Typical Pentium G4560 Builds (Compare 11,291 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $412

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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.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

5 days ago.

Cheap and good, two cores is somewhat limiting but its okay.


Poor

24 days ago.

The best Dual Core processor EVER produced.



Good

2 days ago.

horrible processor


Good

17 days ago.

Good value for your money ||☆||


Terrible

7 hrs 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.


Terrible

13 months ago.

There is no equivalent competitor for the price/performance value ! This little guy is a beast for the price !!! ♥


Terrible

3 months ago.

insufficient for today's standards


Terrible

9 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.


Good

1 month ago.

its a good cpu but only have 2 core


Excellent

2 years ago.


Excellent

1 month 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

2 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

4 months ago.

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


Poor

2 months ago.

The best Intel CPU in existence.


Terrible

21 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

22 months ago.

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


Excellent

5 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

22 months ago.

it low for 4k


Good

7 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

10 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

23 months 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

18 months ago.

I 3 Killer


Excellent

9 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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