Average Bench: 42% (482nd of 1206)

Based on 6,306 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3250 @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 42% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3250 averaged 57.9% 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 85.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 163Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3250 is just 15.4%. 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 169Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 167Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,306 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.9 1-Core 85.8 94.5
96.2 2-Core 163 187
58.9% 124 Pts
Min Avg Max
115 4-Core 165 187
121 8-Core 167 187
22.7% 166 Pts
Min Avg Max
120 64-Core 169 187
11.3% 169 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 94.5
2-Core 187
66% 141 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 184
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 93
2-Core 174
64% 134 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 188
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86
2-Core 177
62% 132 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 179
24% 174 Pts
64-Core 175
12% 175 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.4
2-Core 154
57% 119 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 167
23% 167 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 83.1
2-Core 144
55% 113 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 174
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.4
2-Core 163
59% 125 Pts
4-Core 149
8-Core 144
20% 147 Pts
64-Core 171
11% 171 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 83
2-Core 110
49% 96.8 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 154
19% 145 Pts
64-Core 153
10% 153 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 43.6
22% 42.6 Pts
4-Core 42.6
8-Core 48.7
6% 45.7 Pts
64-Core 71.3
5% 71.3 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,084,916 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3250 Builds (Compare 12,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
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: $279

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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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