Average Bench: 70.4% (284th of 1257)

Based on 489 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Gold G5600 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 59%Average: 70.4% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Pentium Gold G5600 averaged 29.6% 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 89.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 111Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium Gold G5600 is just 16.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium Gold G5600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 305Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 301Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 489 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.5 Memory 89.4 96
84.2 1-Core 111 120
148 2-Core 195 228
78.8% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
218 4-Core 298 324
230 8-Core 301 325
40.8% 299 Pts
Min Avg Max
243 64-Core 305 330
20.4% 305 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 82
1-Core 119
2-Core 206
80% 136 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 311
43% 316 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 171
64% 107 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 284
41% 295 Pts
64-Core 313
21% 313 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 89
1-Core 98.9
2-Core 186
75% 125 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 266
37% 268 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 184
75% 126 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 302
42% 304 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.5
1-Core 45.8
2-Core 151
59% 95.9 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 212
29% 211 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 119
2-Core 206
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 242
34% 250 Pts
64-Core 300
20% 300 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.4
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 141
58% 94.8 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 258
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 29%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Motherboard: Asrock H310M-HDV - $60

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Gold G5600 Processor (4M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor NumberG5600
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$86.00 - $93.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP54 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2400
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth37.5 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
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 TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardNo
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Terrible

4 months ago.

Too expensive compared to other models.


Poor

20 days ago.

Pretty much the CPU of choice for pure desktop or Home Theater PC.


Terrible

6 months ago.

Too expensive vs the $85 Ryzen 5 1600 AF.


Good

19 months ago.

good for if you have an extremely low budget but the cores look like they'll be a problem in some games, would recommend saving up for a cpu like an i5 8400


Good

2 years ago.

fast


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