Average Bench: 54.1% (642nd of 1307)

Based on 8,439 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3260 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 54.1% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3260 averaged 45.9% 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 79.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 88.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3260 is 20.1%. 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 Mixed Speed 172Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 172Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,439 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.9 Memory 79.2 91.3
58.9 1-Core 88.3 97.2
93.1 2-Core 167 193
66.8% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 4-Core 170 193
119 8-Core 172 192
23.3% 171 Pts
Min Avg Max
122 64-Core 172 192
11.5% 172 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.3
1-Core 95
2-Core 188
76% 125 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 187
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 157
11% 157 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 82.1
2-Core 184
71% 119 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 181
26% 185 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.9
1-Core 95.4
2-Core 185
75% 124 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 188
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 90.8
1-Core 79.2
2-Core 154
67% 108 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 189
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 189
13% 189 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 179
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 130
22% 154 Pts
64-Core 173
12% 173 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 76
1-Core 87.9
2-Core 186
68% 116 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 183
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.3
1-Core 80.3
2-Core 186
65% 113 Pts
4-Core 119
8-Core 181
19% 150 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 37.1
1-Core 34
2-Core 54.2
27% 41.8 Pts
4-Core 49.4
8-Core 82.6
8% 66 Pts
64-Core 72.8
5% 72.8 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,155,463 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3260 Builds (Compare 7,493 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: $237

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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

7 months ago.

Awesome power saving with good performance


Good

5 months ago.

Underrated processor


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