Average Bench: 63.6% (412th of 1276)

Based on 12,860 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 63.6% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4600 averaged 36.3% 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. Memory Latency 82.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 98.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is 23%. 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 265Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 263Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,860 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.6 Memory 82.7 93.7
62.5 1-Core 98.7 111
114 2-Core 174 207
71.2% 118 Pts
Min Avg Max
160 4-Core 258 298
178 8-Core 263 299
35.5% 261 Pts
Min Avg Max
186 64-Core 265 301
17.8% 265 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 94.3
1-Core 110
2-Core 172
78% 125 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 288
39% 285 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.3
1-Core 109
2-Core 127
71% 109 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 290
34% 259 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 110
2-Core 200
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 282
39% 283 Pts
64-Core 281
19% 281 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.8
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 149
58% 96.8 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 251
33% 242 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,678,145 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $82 @ launch in Jan '17
OutletPCUS $962 years
AmazonUS $11915 days
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Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 5,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $353

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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 4 years ago.

Poor

5 months ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Liked

19 days ago.

Info  www.userbenchmark.com/...

Terrible, especialy when ya got it for $48... just like meh :P Kabylake G seem in excluded from Intel's Nasty CPU MicroCode update plan, so it would be easy to raise its performance


Good

6 days ago.

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


Average

19 months ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

17 months ago.

its a nice budget cpu for games like csgo :P


Poor

18 months ago.

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


Good

13 months ago.

Great alrounder. Use it for World of Tanks too.


Excellent

2 years 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

3 years ago.

A great budget CPU.


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

3 years ago.

Best! Runs anything Even 4K!


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