Average Bench: 58.3% (258th of 1146)

Based on 7,384 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 58.3% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4600 averaged 41.6% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 104Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 100Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is 21.2%. 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 278Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 254Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,384 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.1 SC Int 97 108
76.8 SC Float 104 115
72.7 SC Mixed 100 111
80.2% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 QC Int 246 278
205 QC Float 288 320
187 QC Mixed 271 301
60.7% 268 Pts
Min Avg Max
199 MC Int 254 279
233 MC Float 296 320
214 MC Mixed 278 304
41.2% 276 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 107
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 294
66% 294 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 313
MC Mixed 306
44% 295 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 289
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 308
MC Mixed 291
43% 289 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 308
QC Mixed 289
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 291
43% 286 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.8
SC Float 98.6
SC Mixed 87.6
74% 92 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 305
QC Mixed 280
60% 267 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 278
41% 272 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,959,118 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $82 @ launch in Jan '17
NeweggUS $853 months
AmazonUS $964 days
OutletPCUS $961 month
EbayUS $25914 mins
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Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 9,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $447

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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

9 months ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Excellent

25 days ago.

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


Excellent

12 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

17 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

18 months ago.

A great budget CPU.


Terrible

11 months ago.

2 cores only


Excellent

16 months ago.

Best! Runs anything Even 4K!


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