Average Bench: 33.3% (650th of 1197)

Based on 1,479 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G640 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 24%Average: 33.3% Great: 37%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium G640 averaged 66.7% 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 68Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 128Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G640 is just 12.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G640 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 135Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 133Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,479 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.6 1-Core 68 73.6
77 2-Core 128 147
46.6% 98.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
90.8 4-Core 131 147
103 8-Core 133 147
18% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
102 64-Core 135 147
9% 135 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 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.3
2-Core 147
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 147
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 69.6
2-Core 146
50% 108 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 146
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.8
2-Core 135
49% 104 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 139
20% 142 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.2
2-Core 144
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 144
19% 139 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.1
2-Core 85
40% 78.1 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 136
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 62.4
2-Core 133
46% 97.9 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 140
18% 132 Pts
64-Core 144
10% 144 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 33.5
2-Core 67.4
24% 50.5 Pts
4-Core 95.7
8-Core 112
14% 104 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: ECS H61H2-CM

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $62

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G640 (3M Cache, 2.80 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor NumberG640
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$64.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ3'2013

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency850 MHz
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoNo
InTru 3D TechNo
Clear Video HD TechNo
Intel InsiderNo
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth17 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

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
vPro TechNo
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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