Average Bench: 50.9% (696th of 1369)

Based on 2,785 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G850 @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 50.9% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G850 averaged 49.0% 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 79.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 69.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G850 is 20.5%. 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 Speed 135Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 135Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,785 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.2 Memory 79.5 90.9
43.6 1-Core 69.3 76.7
67.1 2-Core 130 153
56.9% 92.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
81 4-Core 133 152
84.1 8-Core 135 152
17.8% 134 Pts
Min Avg Max
81.6 64-Core 135 152
8.3% 135 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SKTH, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.8
1-Core 72.4
2-Core 84.9
55% 81 Pts
4-Core 98.7
8-Core 102
13% 100 Pts
64-Core 90.1
6% 90.1 Pts
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 65.5
2-Core 140
58% 95.7 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 93.8
15% 108 Pts
64-Core 90.6
6% 90.6 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 70.5
2-Core 113
53% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 128
17% 127 Pts
64-Core 125
8% 125 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.8
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 88
50% 77 Pts
4-Core 95.5
8-Core 91.3
13% 93.4 Pts
64-Core 87.8
5% 87.8 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.5
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 124
53% 88.3 Pts
4-Core 129
8-Core 99.7
16% 114 Pts
64-Core 109
7% 109 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.7
1-Core 72
2-Core 97.6
51% 80.4 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 108
14% 104 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.7
1-Core 60
2-Core 82.9
44% 68.9 Pts
4-Core 79.2
8-Core 72.2
10% 75.7 Pts
64-Core 82.3
5% 82.3 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G850 @ 2.90GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.3
1-Core 64
2-Core 91.5
44% 71.3 Pts
4-Core 95
8-Core 90.6
12% 92.8 Pts
64-Core 113
7% 113 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.6
1-Core 71.2
2-Core 94.1
46% 74.3 Pts
4-Core 93.3
8-Core 98.8
13% 96.1 Pts
64-Core 94.8
6% 94.8 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Gaming
Gaming 3%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
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System: HP Compaq 6200 Pro SFF PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $272

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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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