AMD Athlon II X4 740 vs. Intel Pentium G3420

CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD Athlon II X4 740 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium G3420
AMD Athlon II X4 740 Intel Pentium G3420
AMD Athlon II Family Intel Pentium
AMD Athlon II (Trinity) CPU group Intel Pentium G3000
1 Generation 5
Trinity Architecture Haswell S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 2
4 Threads 2
3.20 GHz Frequency 3.20 GHz
3.70 GHz Turbo (1 Core)
3.70 GHz Turbo (All Cores)
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

no iGPU GPU Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1)
GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
GPU Generation 7.5
Technology 22 nm
Max. displays 3
Execution units 10
Shader 80
Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version 11.1

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1866 Memory DDR3-1600
Max. Memory
1 Memory channels 2
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
PCIe version 3.0
PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

65 W TDP (PL1) 54 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

32 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE3 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
FM2 Socket LGA 1150
None Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
No AES-NI Yes
Q4/2012 Release date Q3/2013
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
80 (62%)
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Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
129 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
255 (100%)
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Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
242 (95%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
461 (69%)
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Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
668 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
1263 (100%)
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Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
1238 (98%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
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0 (0%)
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Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.15 GHz
184 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
1777 (62%)
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Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
2845 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
4525 (92%)
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Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
4936 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
0.88 (67%)
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Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
1.32 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
3.51 (100%)
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Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
2.64 (75%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
17.5 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
4011 (100%)
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Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
3314 (83%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

AMD Athlon II X4 740 Intel Pentium G3420
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