Average Bench: 34.6% (631st of 1206)

Based on 1,621 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G850 @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 25%Average: 34.6% Great: 38%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium G850 averaged 65.4% 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 70.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 134Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G850 is just 13.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G850 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 140Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 139Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,621 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.7 1-Core 70.4 76.3
77.3 2-Core 134 152
48.4% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
89.2 4-Core 137 152
104 8-Core 139 152
18.8% 138 Pts
Min Avg Max
100 64-Core 140 152
9.4% 140 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 152
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 154
21% 152 Pts
64-Core 153
10% 153 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 152
52% 112 Pts
4-Core 153
8-Core 153
21% 153 Pts
64-Core 153
10% 153 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 152
53% 114 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 153
20% 148 Pts
64-Core 147
10% 147 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 137
51% 106 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 142
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 145
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 143
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.5
2-Core 126
49% 100 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 136
19% 140 Pts
64-Core 144
10% 144 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G850 @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.9
2-Core 138
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 133
18% 133 Pts
64-Core 132
9% 132 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G850 @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.7
2-Core 112
46% 93.2 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 133
17% 127 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Pentium G850 Builds (Compare 6,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 390

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $213

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G850 (3M Cache, 2.90 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'11
Processor NumberG850
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$70.00 - $75.00
Clock Speed2.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency850 MHz
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoNo
InTru 3D TechNo
Clear Video HD TechNo
Intel InsiderNo
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

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
vPro TechNo
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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