Average Bench: 52.7% (682nd of 1323)

Based on 1,538 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G870 @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 52.7% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Pentium G870 averaged 47.2% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 81.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75Pts

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 146Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 146Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,538 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.3 Memory 81.2 91
49.5 1-Core 75 81.7
80.8 2-Core 141 162
61.2% 98.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
91.9 4-Core 144 162
104 8-Core 146 163
19.8% 145 Pts
Min Avg Max
98.3 64-Core 146 163
9.8% 146 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 3.1 GHz
Memory 90.8
1-Core 83.2
2-Core 164
69% 113 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 164
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 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 89.5
1-Core 67.2
2-Core 162
65% 106 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 163
22% 159 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.4
1-Core 83.8
2-Core 166
64% 108 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 166
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.4
1-Core 81.5
2-Core 162
63% 106 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 159
22% 160 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 161
62% 105 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 164
22% 164 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 65.4
1-Core 68.9
2-Core 99.7
50% 78 Pts
4-Core 111
8-Core 116
15% 114 Pts
64-Core 99.8
7% 99.8 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.8
1-Core 12.1
2-Core 52.3
34% 46.1 Pts
4-Core 21.2
8-Core 81.4
6% 51.3 Pts
64-Core 34.5
2% 34.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,384,132 CPUs tested.

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Typical Pentium G870 Builds (Compare 2,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV - $99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $214

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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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