Average Bench: 54.3% (638th of 1323)

Based on 8,178 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3260 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 54.3% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3260 averaged 45.6% 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 79.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 87.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3260 is 22.4%. 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 173Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 173Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,178 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.5 Memory 79.5 91.6
51 1-Core 87.8 97.5
88.6 2-Core 167 193
66.8% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
106 4-Core 171 193
117 8-Core 173 193
23.5% 172 Pts
Min Avg Max
116 64-Core 173 192
11.6% 173 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 90.3
1-Core 94.9
2-Core 185
74% 123 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 184
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 93.9
2-Core 188
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 186
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 94.6
2-Core 187
70% 120 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 185
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 94
2-Core 182
69% 118 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 178
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.9
1-Core 88.1
2-Core 181
67% 115 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 184
26% 186 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.4
1-Core 67.6
2-Core 85.6
48% 73.2 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 154
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 36.1
1-Core 58
2-Core 102
38% 65.3 Pts
4-Core 62.9
8-Core 119
11% 90.8 Pts
64-Core 119
8% 119 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,528,079 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3260 Builds (Compare 9,848 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $95

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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

15 months ago.

Awesome power saving with good performance


Good

13 months ago.

Underrated processor


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