Average Bench: 55.8% (284th of 1206)

Based on 11,367 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4600 averaged 44.2% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 102Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 178Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is 21.3%. 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 273Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 269Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,367 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.6 1-Core 102 111
121 2-Core 178 209
67.2% 140 Pts
Min Avg Max
173 4-Core 265 300
194 8-Core 269 301
36.4% 267 Pts
Min Avg Max
208 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 110
2-Core 199
74% 154 Pts
4-Core 293
8-Core 280
39% 286 Pts
64-Core 280
19% 280 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 168
68% 138 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 283
38% 279 Pts
64-Core 282
19% 282 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.3
2-Core 164
62% 130 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 290
39% 285 Pts
64-Core 291
20% 291 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.6
2-Core 178
65% 136 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 273
35% 261 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.9
2-Core 161
62% 128 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 238
30% 225 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,084,482 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $82 @ launch in Jan '17
OutletPCUS $9612 months
AmazonUS $1541 month
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Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 14,020 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 - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $443

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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.

Terrible

20 months ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Excellent

13 months ago.

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


Average

7 months ago.

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


Good

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

5 months ago.

its a nice budget cpu for games like csgo :P


Poor

6 months ago.

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


Good

1 month ago.

Great alrounder. Use it for World of Tanks too.


Excellent

23 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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