Average Bench: 58.4% (256th of 1143)

Based on 6,008 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G4600 @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 58.4% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G4600 averaged 41.5% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 103Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 100Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G4600 is just 18.9%. 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 279Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 255Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,008 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.8 SC Int 97.1 108
80.3 SC Float 103 115
75.7 SC Mixed 100 111
80.2% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
180 QC Int 248 280
196 QC Float 287 320
200 QC Mixed 271 302
60.8% 269 Pts
Min Avg Max
204 MC Int 255 280
239 MC Float 295 320
222 MC Mixed 279 305
41.3% 276 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
SC Int 107
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 303
68% 300 Pts
MC Int 281
MC Float 322
MC Mixed 304
45% 302 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 111
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 310
QC Mixed 302
67% 296 Pts
MC Int 278
MC Float 317
MC Mixed 302
45% 299 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.9
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 261
QC Mixed 232
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 273
MC Mixed 252
38% 252 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.5
SC Float 67
SC Mixed 81.2
63% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 241
QC Mixed 229
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 217
MC Float 246
MC Mixed 225
34% 229 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,890,113 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $82 @ launch in Jan '17
NeweggUS $851 month
OutletPCUS $9020 days
AmazonUS $10224 mins
EbayUS $10432 mins
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Typical Pentium G4600 Builds (Compare 8,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $423

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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 23 months ago.

Terrible

6 months ago.

Smokes the i3, Hyperthreading and 2 cores.


Good

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Poor

3 days ago.

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


Excellent

9 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

14 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

15 months ago.

A great budget CPU.


Terrible

8 months ago.

2 cores only


Excellent

13 months ago.

Best! Runs anything Even 4K!


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