Average Bench: 29.1% (589th of 1183)

Based on 5,557 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3250 @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 29.1% Great: 33%
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Pentium G3250 averaged 70.9% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 161Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3250 is just 13.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G3250 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 168Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 167Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,557 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.4 1-Core 85.5 94.3
91.2 2-Core 161 187
58.5% 123 Pts
Min Avg Max
105 4-Core 164 187
118 8-Core 167 187
22.5% 165 Pts
Min Avg Max
113 64-Core 168 186
11.2% 168 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 92.4
2-Core 187
66% 140 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 181
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 93.1
2-Core 184
65% 138 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 179
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 93.1
2-Core 180
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 187
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 93.5
2-Core 182
65% 138 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 182
24% 180 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 92.9
2-Core 182
65% 138 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 175
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.6
2-Core 165
61% 128 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 169
24% 171 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.3
2-Core 146
56% 116 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 159
19% 145 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.4
2-Core 102
39% 81.2 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 148
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 125
8% 125 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,914,267 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3250 Builds (Compare 10,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $275

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G3250 (3M Cache, 3.20 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'14
Processor NumberG3250
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$50.00 - $64.00
Clock Speed3.2 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP53 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
Graphics Video Max Memory1.7 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333, DDR3L-1333 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

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

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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