Average Bench: 51.8% (740th of 1442)

Based on 9,453 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3260 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 51.8% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G3260 averaged 48.1% 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 76.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 83.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G3260 is 24.5%. 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 Speed 159Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 160Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,453 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.2 Memory 76.7 91.4
50 1-Core 83.7 94.1
81.8 2-Core 155 187
62% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
91.7 4-Core 158 187
96.8 8-Core 160 186
21.2% 159 Pts
Min Avg Max
85.9 64-Core 159 186
9.9% 159 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
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 88.3
1-Core 85.8
2-Core 151
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 164
20% 150 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.3
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 170
67% 113 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 164
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 168
10% 168 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 86.1
2-Core 165
65% 111 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 164
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 165
10% 165 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.7
1-Core 84.6
2-Core 166
63% 108 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 160
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 163
10% 163 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.6
1-Core 87
2-Core 155
60% 104 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 145
20% 150 Pts
64-Core 160
10% 160 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.4
1-Core 76.9
2-Core 108
54% 85.7 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 113
16% 117 Pts
64-Core 49.6
3% 49.6 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 69
1-Core 88.4
2-Core 161
61% 106 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 109
16% 120 Pts
64-Core 96.2
6% 96.2 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.2
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 150
56% 98 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 124
20% 141 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,686,091 CPUs tested

Typical Pentium G3260 Builds (Compare 6,092 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 31% - Below average Total price: $93

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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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Poor

28 days ago.

Underated. Very good processor


Good

3 years ago.

Awesome power saving with good performance


Good

3 years ago.

Underrated processor


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