Average Bench: 53.2% (636th of 1258)

Based on 2,023 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G850 @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 53.2% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G850 averaged 46.8% 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 83.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 70.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G850 is just 17.4%. 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 138Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 137Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,023 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.1 Memory 83.5 91.5
49.7 1-Core 70.3 76.3
78.3 2-Core 133 152
59.9% 95.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
90.2 4-Core 135 152
99.7 8-Core 137 152
18.6% 136 Pts
Min Avg Max
96.1 64-Core 138 152
9.3% 138 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 89
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 150
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 154
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 151
10% 151 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)
Memory 87.6
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 149
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 142
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 75.3
2-Core 146
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 144
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 149
63% 103 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 149
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
Memory 84.7
1-Core 73.6
2-Core 143
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 123
18% 127 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 66.8
2-Core 109
55% 85.4 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 125
17% 123 Pts
64-Core 117
8% 117 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.4
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 84.5
50% 75.2 Pts
4-Core 127
8-Core 77.8
15% 102 Pts
64-Core 137
9% 137 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.5
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 150
56% 96 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 143
19% 139 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Pentium G850 Builds (Compare 352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pro 3400 Series MT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $220

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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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