Average Bench: 56% (283rd of 1206)

Based on 10,523 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4600 averaged 44.0% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 102Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 179Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is 20.6%. 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 273Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 271Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,523 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.8 1-Core 102 111
121 2-Core 179 211
67.5% 140 Pts
Min Avg Max
173 4-Core 265 301
205 8-Core 271 302
36.5% 268 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 64-Core 273 304
18.3% 273 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 111
2-Core 199
74% 155 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 284
40% 292 Pts
64-Core 300
20% 300 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 111
2-Core 179
71% 145 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 292
40% 291 Pts
64-Core 290
19% 290 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 192
73% 152 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 289
39% 286 Pts
64-Core 295
20% 295 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87
2-Core 181
63% 134 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 271
34% 256 Pts
64-Core 284
19% 284 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,610,001 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $82 @ launch in Jan '17
OutletPCUS $9611 months
AmazonUS $15413 days
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Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 13,388 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $417

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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

19 months ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Excellent

12 months ago.

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


Average

6 months ago.

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


Good

5 months ago.

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


Excellent

4 months ago.

its a nice budget cpu for games like csgo :P


Poor

4 months ago.

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


Good

7 days ago.

Great alrounder. Use it for World of Tanks too.


Excellent

22 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.


Good

2 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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