Average Bench: 40.7% (1001st of 1406)

Based on 1,090 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G6950 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 40.7% Great: 46%
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 50%
Workstation 28%

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G6950 averaged 59.2% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 60Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 64.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G6950 is just 18%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G6950 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 128Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 128Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 1,090 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.1 Memory 60 69.4
41.4 1-Core 64.9 70.6
70.7 2-Core 124 141
48.8% 83 Pts
Min Avg Max
84 4-Core 126 141
92.2 8-Core 128 141
17% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
88.2 64-Core 128 141
7.9% 128 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 85
2-Core 114
55% 89.1 Pts
4-Core 127
8-Core 126
17% 127 Pts
64-Core 145
9% 145 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.8
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 107
47% 77.5 Pts
4-Core 108
8-Core 111
15% 109 Pts
64-Core 111
7% 111 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 47.2
1-Core 47.3
2-Core 73.3
35% 55.9 Pts
4-Core 74.1
8-Core 90.2
11% 82.1 Pts
64-Core 81.5
5% 81.5 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 26.7
1-Core 16.4
2-Core 20.8
15% 21.3 Pts
4-Core 49.8
8-Core 53.8
7% 51.8 Pts
64-Core 32.7
2% 32.7 Pts
CPU 1 , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 17
1-Core 27.4
2-Core 50.4
18% 31.6 Pts
4-Core 86.3
8-Core 92.4
12% 89.4 Pts
64-Core 102
6% 102 Pts
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Gaming 5%
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Desktop 44%
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Workstation 5%
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DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G6950 (3M Cache, 2.80 GHz)
Code NameClarkdale
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor NumberG6950
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.6500V-1.4000V
Recommended Price$77.00 - $96.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP73 W


Processor GraphicsIntegrated
Graphics Base Frequency533 MHz
# of Displays Supported2
Clear Video HD TechNo
Flexible Display InterfaceYes


Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth17 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo


Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography45 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1156
Processing Die Size81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors382 million
Graphics and IMC Die Size114 mm2
# of Graphics and IMC Die Transistors177 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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