Average Bench: 44.6% (327th of 1182)

Based on 9,578 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4600 averaged 55.3% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 102Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 177Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is just 16.8%. 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 275Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 272Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,578 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.3 1-Core 102 111
115 2-Core 177 209
67.1% 139 Pts
Min Avg Max
181 4-Core 268 300
206 8-Core 272 301
36.8% 270 Pts
Min Avg Max
211 64-Core 275 304
18.5% 275 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 112
2-Core 195
74% 153 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 295
40% 295 Pts
64-Core 292
20% 292 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 150
57% 118 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 268
38% 278 Pts
64-Core 287
19% 287 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.2
2-Core 155
50% 109 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 261
35% 257 Pts
64-Core 261
18% 261 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 172
67% 138 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 224
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 119
58% 112 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 225
28% 213 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,235,720 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $82 @ launch in Jan '17
OutletPCUS $968 months
AmazonUS $1173 months
EbayUS $27815 mins
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Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 12,357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 28%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 28%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $156

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $520

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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

16 months ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Excellent

9 months ago.

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


Average

3 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

1 month ago.

its a nice budget cpu for games like csgo :P


Poor

1 month ago.

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


Good

2 years ago.

A great budget CPU.


Excellent

19 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

24 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

18 months ago.

2 cores only


Excellent

22 months ago.

Best! Runs anything Even 4K!


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