Intel Pentium G3240 vs AMD A8-5600K

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Intel Pentium G3240 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A8-5600K
Intel Pentium G3240 AMD A8-5600K
Intel Pentium Family AMD A
Intel Pentium G3000 CPU group AMD A8-5000
5 Generation 2
Haswell S Architecture Trinity (Piledriver)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 4
2 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
3.10 GHz Frequency 3.60 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.90 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.90 GHz

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) GPU AMD Radeon HD 7560D
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.76 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo)
7.5 GPU Generation 4
22 nm Technology 32 nm
3 Max. displays 2
10 Execution units 4
80 Shader 256
Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.1 DirectX Version 11

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1333 Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
-- Bandwidth --
Yes ECC No
L2 Cache
3.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version
16 PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

54 W TDP (PL1) 100 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 32 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
LGA 1150 Socket FM2
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q2/2014 Release date Q3/2012
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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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
193 (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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
611 (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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
123 (100%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
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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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
236 (84%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
280 (100%)
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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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
632 (100%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
501 (79%)
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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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
1117 (80%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1396 (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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.10 GHz
176 (45%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389 (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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
3287 (100%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
2799 (85%)
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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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
2501 (100%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
2011 (80%)
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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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
4420 (98%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
4513 (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.

Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
1.3 (100%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1 (77%)
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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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
2.55 (80%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3.2 (100%)
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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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
16.2 (38%)
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
43 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Pentium G3240 AMD A8-5600K
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