Average Bench: 53.9% (646th of 1316)

Based on 8,589 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3260 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 53.9% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3260 averaged 46.1% 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 78.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 87.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3260 is 22.2%. 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 171Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 172Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,589 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.1 Memory 78.9 91.1
55.4 1-Core 87.5 97
92.3 2-Core 166 192
66.4% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 4-Core 169 193
121 8-Core 172 192
23.2% 171 Pts
Min Avg Max
126 64-Core 171 192
11.5% 171 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 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 189
75% 125 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 188
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 85
1-Core 96.1
2-Core 185
73% 122 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 192
26% 191 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)
Memory 91.2
1-Core 83.4
2-Core 154
68% 110 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 169
22% 160 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 171
71% 117 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 189
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 83.6
1-Core 96.1
2-Core 187
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 186
25% 186 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)
Memory 58.5
1-Core 48.1
2-Core 96.2
42% 67.6 Pts
4-Core 95.7
8-Core 71.4
12% 83.6 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,063,040 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3260 Builds (Compare 8,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $236

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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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Good

10 months ago.

Awesome power saving with good performance


Good

8 months ago.

Underrated processor


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