Average Bench: 58.3% (282nd of 1173)

Based on 9,765 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 42%Average: 58.3% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4600 averaged 41.7% 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 105Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 102Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is 22.7%. 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 275Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 252Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,765 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.6 SC Int 99.2 108
72.7 SC Float 105 115
72.9 SC Mixed 102 111
81.6% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
165 QC Int 244 278
185 QC Float 286 319
179 QC Mixed 267 302
60.2% 266 Pts
Min Avg Max
195 MC Int 252 279
227 MC Float 293 320
211 MC Mixed 275 304
40.9% 273 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 288
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 292
44% 292 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,517,725 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $82 @ launch in Jan '17
OutletPCUS $966 months
AmazonUS $1171 month
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Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 11,665 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $509

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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 2 years ago.

Terrible

14 months ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Average

1 month ago.

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


Good

23 days ago.

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


Good

23 months ago.

A great budget CPU.


Excellent

17 months 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.


Terrible

22 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

16 months ago.

2 cores only


Excellent

20 months ago.

Best! Runs anything Even 4K!


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