Average Bench: 71% (307th of 1316)

Based on 1,300 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0653 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Gold G6400 CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 62%Average: 71% Great: 76%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Pentium Gold G6400 averaged 28.9% 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 87.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 117Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium Gold G6400 is just 13.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium Gold G6400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 324Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 322Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,300 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.7 Memory 87.1 94.8
92.9 1-Core 117 124
167 2-Core 207 229
80.8% 137 Pts
Min Avg Max
253 4-Core 319 337
261 8-Core 322 338
43.7% 320 Pts
Min Avg Max
274 64-Core 324 341
21.7% 324 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 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.3
1-Core 108
2-Core 215
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 336
46% 336 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.1
1-Core 123
2-Core 219
86% 146 Pts
4-Core 323
8-Core 329
44% 326 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.7
1-Core 123
2-Core 212
84% 142 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 338
46% 336 Pts
64-Core 336
22% 336 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 122
2-Core 225
83% 143 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 341
46% 337 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 123
2-Core 210
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 324
43% 318 Pts
64-Core 325
22% 325 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.6
1-Core 72.3
2-Core 192
65% 114 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 297
38% 285 Pts
64-Core 309
21% 309 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,036,891 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium Gold G6400 Builds (Compare 2,971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte H410M H - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $186

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Gold G6400 Processor
Launch DateQ2'20
Processor NumberG6400
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed4.00 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP58 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 610
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.6 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechNo
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1200

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Good

26 days ago.

it's the best budget cpu for now


Good

9 months ago.

Shocked at how good the value and price are. Best Pentium CPU on the market.


Good

9 months ago.

Great value, reminds me of the G4560


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