Average Bench: 41.8% (486th of 1206)

Based on 5,950 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3250 @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 41.8% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3250 averaged 58.1% 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 85.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 162Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3250 is just 17.7%. 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 5,950 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.6 1-Core 85.6 94.4
89.2 2-Core 162 187
58.7% 124 Pts
Min Avg Max
105 4-Core 164 187
118 8-Core 167 187
22.6% 166 Pts
Min Avg Max
114 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 94.2
2-Core 186
66% 140 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 185
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.8
2-Core 185
65% 139 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 188
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91
2-Core 184
64% 137 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 184
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 178
64% 135 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 185
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 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 172
60% 128 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 173
23% 169 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.5
2-Core 164
50% 111 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 123
20% 140 Pts
64-Core 120
8% 120 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.8
2-Core 119
48% 97.4 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 88.4
15% 105 Pts
64-Core 92.2
6% 92.2 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 53.5
2-Core 167
48% 110 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 125
18% 128 Pts
64-Core 132
9% 132 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,610,001 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3250 Builds (Compare 11,338 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: 35% - 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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