Average Bench: 58.7% (264th of 1158)

Based on 8,823 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 58.7% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4600 averaged 41.2% 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 106Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 103Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is 20.3%. 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 277Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 254Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 8,823 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.9 SC Int 100 108
76.9 SC Float 106 115
75.8 SC Mixed 103 111
82.3% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
173 QC Int 247 278
208 QC Float 290 320
188 QC Mixed 270 302
60.9% 269 Pts
Min Avg Max
201 MC Int 254 279
240 MC Float 296 321
220 MC Mixed 277 304
41.1% 276 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 285
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 291
43% 286 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.9
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
77% 96.7 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 314
QC Mixed 287
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 272
MC Float 317
MC Mixed 298
44% 296 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 269
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 250
MC Float 298
MC Mixed 274
41% 274 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.3
SC Float 75.8
SC Mixed 75.8
65% 81.6 Pts
QC Int 171
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 195
46% 206 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 181
29% 196 Pts
8,823 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,051,104 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $82 @ launch in Jan '17
NeweggUS $856 months
OutletPCUS $964 months
AmazonUS $9917 days
EbayUS $26525 mins
Send price feedback
Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 10,879 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 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $436

Popular Pentium G4600 compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 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

12 months ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Excellent

5 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Average

18 days ago.

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


Excellent

15 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

20 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

21 months ago.

A great budget CPU.


Terrible

14 months ago.

2 cores only


Excellent

18 months ago.

Best! Runs anything Even 4K!


Your
opinion?
1158 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $345Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $92
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $145Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $208Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $99
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $112Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $43G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $651SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $73Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $85SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback