Average Bench: 65.1% (386th of 1264)

Based on 12,420 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 65.1% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4600 averaged 34.8% 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 84.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 101Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is 20.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G4600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 272Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 269Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,420 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.4 Memory 84.9 94.1
70.6 1-Core 101 111
121 2-Core 176 207
72.7% 121 Pts
Min Avg Max
179 4-Core 263 298
191 8-Core 269 300
36.2% 266 Pts
Min Avg Max
207 64-Core 272 303
18.2% 272 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 111
2-Core 212
79% 136 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 299
41% 298 Pts
64-Core 299
20% 299 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.9
1-Core 69.2
2-Core 146
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 254
35% 255 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,182,374 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $82 @ launch in Jan '17
AmazonUS $9522 mins
OutletPCUS $9620 months
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Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 3,578 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $342

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G4600 (3M Cache, 3.60 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor NumberG4600
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$82.00
Clock Speed3.60 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 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

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 3 years ago.

Poor

1 month ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Excellent

21 months ago.

Cheap, best cpu for this price :) In csgo fps never go below 110!


Average

15 months ago.

Does the job. Paired with a gtx 1050ti it’s a budget gaming beast!


Good

15 months ago.

Power saving & Cost saving, since internal graphic HD630 is good enough for normal usages (excepting games).


Excellent

13 months ago.

its a nice budget cpu for games like csgo :P


Poor

14 months ago.

Honestly really bad for gaming. it's decent for people who just want to browse the web.


Good

9 months ago.

Great alrounder. Use it for World of Tanks too.


Excellent

2 years ago.

This is just a G4560 but with a slightly better iGPU. Sometimes they're at the same price because of high demand so I got it. Anyway, this processor is a beast for its price.


Good

3 years ago.

A great budget CPU.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

2 years ago.

Best! Runs anything Even 4K!


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