Average Bench: 40.6% (983rd of 1337)

Based on 1,000 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, BFEBFBFF00020655 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G6950 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 40.6% Great: 46%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium G6950 averaged 59.3% 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 60.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G6950 is just 17.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G6950 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 123Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 123Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,000 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.6 Memory 60.7 69.5
41.2 1-Core 62.5 68
71.3 2-Core 118 135
48.8% 80.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
80.9 4-Core 121 136
85.6 8-Core 123 136
16.6% 122 Pts
Min Avg Max
84.6 64-Core 123 136
8.3% 123 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 70.7
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 134
55% 91.1 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 136
18% 133 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.4
1-Core 69
2-Core 138
56% 92 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 137
19% 137 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.1
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 137
54% 90.5 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 136
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.7
1-Core 69
2-Core 135
54% 89.9 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 134
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
CPU 1 , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.7
1-Core 69
2-Core 136
54% 89.6 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 136
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.1
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 131
54% 88.7 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 108
14% 107 Pts
64-Core 106
7% 106 Pts
XU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.6
1-Core 67.6
2-Core 134
50% 86 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 131
18% 131 Pts
64-Core 133
9% 133 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 42
1-Core 66.3
2-Core 132
45% 80 Pts
4-Core 115
8-Core 134
17% 124 Pts
64-Core 133
9% 133 Pts
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Typical Pentium G6950 Builds (Compare 703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
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System: HP Pro 3130 Microtower PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $107

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 Specifications

Essentials

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

Graphics

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

Memory

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

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

 Comments

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Excellent

19 months ago.

The G6950 is very famous for the Hana-ge (nose hair) server in Japan.


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