Average Bench: 43.1% (449th of 1197)

Based on 5,264 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3260 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 43.1% Great: 48%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3260 averaged 56.8% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 87.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 166Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3260 is just 17.5%. 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 Mixed Speed 174Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 173Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,264 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.1 1-Core 87.9 97.2
95.6 2-Core 166 193
60.2% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
116 4-Core 170 193
128 8-Core 173 193
23.4% 171 Pts
Min Avg Max
129 64-Core 174 192
11.7% 174 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 96.8
2-Core 191
68% 144 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 189
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 191
68% 144 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 186
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.4
2-Core 188
67% 142 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 192
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.6
2-Core 189
67% 142 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 188
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 194
65% 140 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 189
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 186
66% 140 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 152
23% 163 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.5
2-Core 174
62% 132 Pts
4-Core 153
8-Core 163
21% 158 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.6
2-Core 80
46% 85.8 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 174
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 82.3
6% 82.3 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,816,548 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3260 Builds (Compare 10,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $268

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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

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