Intel Core i3-3240 vs. Intel Pentium G3258

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i3-3240 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium G3258
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Pentium G3258
Intel Core i3 Family Intel Pentium
Intel Core i 3000 CPU group Intel Pentium G3000
3 Generation 5
Ivy Bridge S Architecture Haswell S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

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

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 2500 GPU Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1)
0.65 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
7 GPU Generation 7.5
22 nm Technology 22 nm
3 Max. displays 3
6 Execution units 10
48 Shader 80
Max. GPU Memory
11.0 DirectX Version 11.1

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

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

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

55 W TDP (PL1) 53 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

22 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
LGA 1155 Socket LGA 1150
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q3/2012 Release date Q2/2014
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2x 3.20 GHz
231 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2x 3.20 GHz
443 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
119 (92%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
306 (100%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2x 3.20 GHz
242 (79%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
602 (77%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2x 3.20 GHz
786 (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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
1342 (91%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2x 3.20 GHz
1471 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.05 GHz
101 (55%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
2648 (93%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
5576 (100%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2x 3.20 GHz
4936 (89%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
1.42 (100%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2x 3.20 GHz
1.32 (93%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
3.41 (100%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2x 3.20 GHz
2.64 (77%)
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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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
10.8 (62%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
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.

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
4531 (100%)
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Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2x 3.20 GHz
3314 (73%)
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