Average Bench: 25.6% (1277th of 1316)

Based on 802 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00000F49, BFEBFBFF00000F41, BFEBFBFF00000F27, BFEBFBFF00000F29 Models: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.06GHz, Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.06GHz
Poor: 11%Average: 25.6% Great: 35%
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Pentium 4 3.06GHz averaged 74.4% 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 45.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 24.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium 4 3.06GHz is 24.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium 4 3.06GHz performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 37.4Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 36.2Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 802 samples)
Min Avg Max
17 Memory 45.4 65
9.68 1-Core 24.7 32.8
15.6 2-Core 34.3 44.5
25% 34.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
18.2 4-Core 35.4 44.6
20.7 8-Core 36.2 44.8
4.9% 35.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
21.9 64-Core 37.4 45
2.5% 37.4 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.6
1-Core 28.4
2-Core 39.3
32% 43.4 Pts
4-Core 38.7
8-Core 39.8
5% 39.2 Pts
64-Core 39.6
3% 39.6 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.3
1-Core 21
2-Core 36.7
29% 39.3 Pts
4-Core 33.4
8-Core 31.4
4% 32.4 Pts
64-Core 34.2
2% 34.2 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
Memory 55.7
1-Core 26.4
2-Core 26.5
28% 36.2 Pts
4-Core 41.1
8-Core 40.8
6% 40.9 Pts
64-Core 30.8
2% 30.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
Memory 54.3
1-Core 27.5
2-Core 36.3
29% 39.4 Pts
4-Core 34
8-Core 38.3
5% 36.2 Pts
64-Core 41.3
3% 41.3 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 40.6
1-Core 18.4
2-Core 38.1
22% 32.4 Pts
4-Core 43.2
8-Core 33
5% 38.1 Pts
64-Core 36
2% 36 Pts
LGA775/PSC/TJS, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 39.7
1-Core 19.8
2-Core 26
21% 28.5 Pts
4-Core 33.3
8-Core 35.4
5% 34.3 Pts
64-Core 32.3
2% 32.3 Pts
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Typical Pentium 4 3.06GHz Builds (Compare 852 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G41MT-S2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $148

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