Average Bench: 52.2% (687th of 1316)

Based on 2,334 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G840 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 52.2% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G840 averaged 47.7% 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 82.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.5Pts

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 132Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 132Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 2,334 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.2 Memory 82.4 91.3
42 1-Core 67.5 73.8
74.9 2-Core 128 147
58.4% 92.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
82.1 4-Core 131 147
92.2 8-Core 132 147
18% 131 Pts
Min Avg Max
91.4 64-Core 132 147
8.9% 132 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G840 @ 2.80GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.5
1-Core 73.8
2-Core 146
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 147
20% 147 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 90.3
1-Core 73.4
2-Core 146
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 147
20% 147 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G840 @ 2.80GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 90.8
1-Core 70.7
2-Core 142
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 142
19% 142 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.2
1-Core 60.1
2-Core 128
58% 91.7 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 92
15% 106 Pts
64-Core 131
9% 131 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 76.8
1-Core 73.3
2-Core 145
60% 98.4 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 138
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.5
1-Core 68.1
2-Core 137
60% 96 Pts
4-Core 75.7
8-Core 139
13% 107 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.3
1-Core 40.1
2-Core 105
44% 71.2 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 137
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 135
9% 135 Pts
2,334 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,571,794 CPUs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $252 years
Send price feedback
Typical Pentium G840 Builds (Compare 660 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Pegatron IPXSB-H61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $25

Popular Pentium G840 systems:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 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

 Comments

1316 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $394Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback