Average Bench: 53.2% (679th of 1369)

Based on 9,237 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3260 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 53.2% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3260 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 78.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 85.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3260 is 22.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G3260 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 166Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 166Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,237 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.9 Memory 78.3 91.8
53 1-Core 85.5 94.1
89 2-Core 163 187
63.9% 109 Pts
Min Avg Max
105 4-Core 165 187
106 8-Core 166 187
22.1% 165 Pts
Min Avg Max
96.6 64-Core 166 187
10.2% 166 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 87.6
2-Core 127
62% 99.8 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 156
21% 156 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.5
1-Core 89.5
2-Core 117
62% 97.5 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 150
19% 146 Pts
64-Core 138
8% 138 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 81.3
2-Core 140
62% 102 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 152
18% 142 Pts
64-Core 146
9% 146 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.1
1-Core 87.7
2-Core 121
62% 98 Pts
4-Core 119
8-Core 125
16% 122 Pts
64-Core 121
8% 121 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.8
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 148
62% 104 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 150
20% 151 Pts
64-Core 144
9% 144 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 66
1-Core 77.4
2-Core 140
55% 94.3 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 136
19% 140 Pts
64-Core 145
9% 145 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.6
1-Core 87.1
2-Core 147
58% 99.2 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 144
19% 144 Pts
64-Core 149
9% 149 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.9
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 118
54% 88.9 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 123
16% 124 Pts
64-Core 117
7% 117 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,940,519 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3260 Builds (Compare 3,599 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $153

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $188

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G3260 (3M Cache, 3.30 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ1'15
Processor NumberG3260
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$64.00
Clock Speed3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP53 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
Graphics Video Max Memory1.7 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333, DDR3L-1333 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo
Secure KeyYes

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
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Excellent

11 months ago.

Underated. Very good processor


Good

2 years ago.

Awesome power saving with good performance


Good

2 years ago.

Underrated processor


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