Average Bench: 52.1% (709th of 1335)

Based on 2,394 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G840 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 52.1% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G840 averaged 47.9% 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. Memory Latency 82.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G840 is just 17.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G840 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 133Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 132Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,394 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.9 Memory 82.1 91.2
42 1-Core 67.6 73.8
75.1 2-Core 129 147
58.4% 92.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
83.5 4-Core 131 147
93.2 8-Core 132 147
18% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
91.4 64-Core 133 147
8.9% 133 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 89.3
1-Core 67.4
2-Core 147
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 150
20% 150 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 90.9
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 136
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 140
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G840 @ 2.80GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 74
2-Core 139
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 144
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.9
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 148
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 126
19% 135 Pts
64-Core 119
8% 119 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 82
1-Core 68
2-Core 149
61% 99.8 Pts
4-Core 149
8-Core 135
20% 142 Pts
64-Core 139
9% 139 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.6
1-Core 75.3
2-Core 151
60% 100 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 148
20% 150 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 43.5
2-Core 75.3
44% 64.6 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 103
16% 114 Pts
64-Core 131
9% 131 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 73
1-Core 50.7
2-Core 93.3
47% 72.3 Pts
4-Core 91.6
8-Core 100
13% 95.9 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G840 @ 2.80GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 19.2
1-Core 51.7
2-Core 82.4
28% 51.1 Pts
4-Core 86.9
8-Core 88.4
12% 87.7 Pts
64-Core 89.9
6% 89.9 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Gaming
Gaming 3%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $25

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G840 (3M Cache, 2.80 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'11
Processor NumberG840
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$75.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ2'2012

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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