Average Bench: 53.8% (621st of 1258)

Based on 1,069 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G870 @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 53.8% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G870 averaged 46.1% 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 83.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium G870 is just 18.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium G870 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 149Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 148Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,069 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.4 Memory 83.1 91.2
51.8 1-Core 75.4 81.7
86.7 2-Core 143 162
62.2% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
101 4-Core 145 162
113 8-Core 148 163
20% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 64-Core 149 162
10% 149 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 90.1
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 160
68% 110 Pts
4-Core 161
8-Core 159
22% 160 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.7
1-Core 81.6
2-Core 162
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 160
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 163
11% 163 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 80.4
2-Core 158
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 159
22% 159 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 81.4
2-Core 160
68% 110 Pts
4-Core 161
8-Core 159
22% 160 Pts
64-Core 159
11% 159 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.3
1-Core 81.8
2-Core 158
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 163
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 159
11% 159 Pts
Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G870 @ 3.10GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.3
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 151
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 148
21% 150 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 83.3
1-Core 61.6
2-Core 122
57% 89 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 148
19% 140 Pts
64-Core 143
10% 143 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.9
1-Core 81.1
2-Core 161
63% 106 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 159
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 163
11% 163 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,654,679 CPUs tested.

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Typical Pentium G870 Builds (Compare 957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV - $99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $218

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor G870 (3M Cache, 3.10 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor NumberG870
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$82.00
Clock Speed3.1 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 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
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 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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