Average Bench: 62.9% (475th of 1385)

Based on 16,729 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 62.9% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4600 averaged 37.1% 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 79.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 98.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is 25%. 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 Speed 273Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 272Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,729 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.7 Memory 79.9 93.1
68.7 1-Core 98.7 110
127 2-Core 175 203
68.9% 118 Pts
Min Avg Max
184 4-Core 266 307
196 8-Core 272 307
35.8% 269 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 64-Core 273 307
16.9% 273 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 88.2
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 179
65% 112 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 260
33% 248 Pts
64-Core 261
16% 261 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 100
2-Core 184
72% 123 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 239
31% 235 Pts
64-Core 277
17% 277 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.1
1-Core 98.3
2-Core 149
61% 104 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 242
32% 238 Pts
64-Core 241
15% 241 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 46.3
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 105
43% 73.4 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 137
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 179
11% 179 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 58,840,585 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $82 @ launch in Jan '17
AmazonUS $13622 months
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Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 1,597 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI B250M PRO-VD (MS-7A74)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $274

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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 6 years ago.

Poor

2 years ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Liked

2 years 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

2 years ago.

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


Good

3 months ago.

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


Poor

12 months ago.

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


Poor

2 months ago.

its a nice budget cpu for games like csgo :P


Poor

3 years ago.

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


Good

3 years ago.

Great alrounder. Use it for World of Tanks too.


Excellent

4 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.


Excellent

5 years ago.

Best! Runs anything Even 4K!


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