Average Bench: 71.4% (278th of 1289)

Based on 634 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0653 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Gold G6400 CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 62%Average: 71.4% Great: 76%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Pentium Gold G6400 averaged 28.6% 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 88Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 117Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium Gold G6400 is just 14.5%. 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 323Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 321Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 634 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.9 Memory 88 95.2
92.7 1-Core 117 124
162 2-Core 205 229
80.9% 137 Pts
Min Avg Max
246 4-Core 317 337
260 8-Core 321 338
43.5% 319 Pts
Min Avg Max
272 64-Core 323 341
21.7% 323 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 93.1
1-Core 123
2-Core 189
82% 135 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 337
46% 336 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 123
2-Core 218
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 340
46% 339 Pts
64-Core 341
23% 341 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.4
1-Core 123
2-Core 216
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 330
45% 330 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.9
1-Core 123
2-Core 209
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 336
46% 335 Pts
64-Core 335
22% 335 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 123
2-Core 217
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 336
46% 335 Pts
64-Core 328
22% 328 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.6
1-Core 121
2-Core 200
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 332
45% 332 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 189
81% 134 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 296
38% 284 Pts
64-Core 319
21% 319 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.5
1-Core 101
2-Core 162
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 247
32% 240 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,330,385 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium Gold G6400 Builds (Compare 1,842 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: 64% - Good Total price: $183

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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

6 months ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.

A very vfm processor. My recommendation would be to go with the 80$ Core i3 10100F which is a 4core-4threaded CPU and delivers better overall performance for the money.


Good

5 months ago.

Great value, reminds me of the G4560


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