Average Bench: 51.3% (775th of 1459)

Based on 2,557 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G840 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 51.3% Great: 58%
Gaming 51%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 35%
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Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G840 averaged 48.7% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 80.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 67.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G840 is 20.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G840 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 131Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 131Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 2,557 samples)
Min Avg Max
57 Memory 80.7 91.2
43.1 1-Core 67.5 74.1
70.9 2-Core 127 148
56.5% 91.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
82.3 4-Core 130 148
84.5 8-Core 131 148
17.5% 131 Pts
Min Avg Max
83.5 64-Core 131 148
8.1% 131 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 88
1-Core 70.9
2-Core 96.4
56% 85.1 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 99.3
14% 101 Pts
64-Core 98.3
6% 98.3 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G840 @ 2.80GHz, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.5
1-Core 8
2-Core 35.6
37% 45.7 Pts
4-Core 50.8
8-Core 51.3
7% 51 Pts
64-Core 52
3% 52 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82
1-Core 68.9
2-Core 101
54% 84 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 97.7
14% 102 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 66.1
2-Core 117
54% 87 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 118
16% 120 Pts
64-Core 119
7% 119 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 80.2
1-Core 67.4
2-Core 88.5
52% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 94
8-Core 89.5
12% 91.8 Pts
64-Core 92.9
6% 92.9 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 84
1-Core 62.9
2-Core 87.9
52% 78.3 Pts
4-Core 63.7
8-Core 84.4
10% 74.1 Pts
64-Core 88.7
6% 88.7 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.3
1-Core 69.6
2-Core 108
49% 80.6 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 118
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 107
7% 107 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 25.6
1-Core 64.2
2-Core 63.2
30% 51 Pts
4-Core 68.6
8-Core 82
10% 75.3 Pts
64-Core 51.6
3% 51.6 Pts
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Gaming 7%
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Desktop 53%
Workstation 7%
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Motherboard: Intel H61

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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


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


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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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