Intel Pentium G3240 vs Intel Core i3-3240

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Pentium G3240 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-3240
Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Core i3-3240
Intel Pentium Family Intel Core i3
Intel Pentium G3000 CPU group Intel Core i 3000
5 Generation 3
Haswell S Architecture Ivy Bridge S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Pentium G3240 or Intel Core i3-3240 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

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

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

The Intel Pentium G3240 or Intel Core i3-3240 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

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

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

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

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR3-1333 Memory DDR3-1600
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
-- Bandwidth --
Yes ECC No
L2 Cache
3.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version
16 PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

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

Technical detailsTechnical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Pentium G3240 or Intel Core i3-3240 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

14 nm Technology 22 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
LGA 1150 Socket LGA 1155
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2014 Release date Q3/2012
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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%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
602 (95%)
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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 (83%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1342 (100%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
286 (100%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
651 (78%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
835 (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 (100%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.05 GHz
101 (57%)
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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 (73%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
4531 (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%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
119 (97%)
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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 (77%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
306 (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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
2501 (94%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2648 (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 Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
4420 (79%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
5576 (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 (92%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1.42 (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.

Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
2.55 (75%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3.41 (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
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.10 GHz
16.2 (100%)
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.05 GHz
10.8 (66%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

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