Average Bench: 30% (574th of 1182)

Based on 4,965 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3260 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 21%Average: 30% Great: 34%
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium G3260 averaged 69.9% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 88.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 166Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3260 is just 12.7%. 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 172Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,965 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.1 1-Core 88.2 97.2
92.3 2-Core 166 193
60.3% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 4-Core 170 193
127 8-Core 172 193
23.4% 171 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 64-Core 174 192
11.7% 174 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96
2-Core 186
67% 141 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 190
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)
1-Core 96.3
2-Core 175
65% 136 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 190
26% 189 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 95.1
2-Core 188
67% 142 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 188
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.1
2-Core 179
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 184
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.6
2-Core 186
65% 138 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 181
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 186
66% 141 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 173
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 153
10% 153 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 92.8
2-Core 172
63% 133 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 152
23% 165 Pts
64-Core 131
9% 131 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,258,063 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium G3260 Builds (Compare 10,220 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $260

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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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