Intel Pentium G4560 vs Intel Pentium G3258

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Intel Pentium G4560 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium G3258
Intel Pentium G4560 Intel Pentium G3258

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Pentium G4560 and the Intel Pentium G3258 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Pentium G4560 2 core processor released in Q1/2017 with the Intel Pentium G3258 which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2014.
Intel Pentium (150) Family Intel Pentium (150)
Intel Pentium G4000 (5) CPU group Intel Pentium G3000 (14)
7 Generation 5
Kaby Lake S Architecture Haswell S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium G4560 is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.50 GHz. The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The Intel Pentium G3258 clocks with 3.20 GHz, has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel.

Intel Pentium G4560 Characteristic Intel Pentium G3258
2 Cores 2
4 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
3.50 GHz Frequency 3.20 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

Intel Pentium G4560 Characteristic Intel Pentium G3258
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

Intel HD Graphics 610 GPU Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1)
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
9.5 GPU Generation 7.5
14 nm Technology 22 nm
3 Max. displays 3
12 Compute units 10
96 Shader 80
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
32 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 DirectX Version 11.1

Hardware 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.

Intel HD Graphics 610 GPU Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1)
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 64 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Pentium G4560, while the Intel Pentium G3258 supports a maximum of 32 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s enabled.

Intel Pentium G4560 Characteristic Intel Pentium G3258
DDR4-2400 Memory DDR3-1600
64 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
38.4 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
3.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Pentium G4560 has a TDP of 54 W. The TDP of the Intel Pentium G3258 is 53 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Pentium G4560 Characteristic Intel Pentium G3258
54 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 53 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Pentium G4560 has 3.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 14 nm. The cache of Intel Pentium G3258 is at 3.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm.

Intel Pentium G4560 Characteristic Intel Pentium G3258
14 nm Technology 14 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
LGA 1151 Socket LGA 1150
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
Q1/2017 Release date Q2/2014
60 $ Release price 65 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium G4560 (99%)
Intel Pentium G3258 (88%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 7 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium G4560 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 (72%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
860 (94%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
917 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
2344 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
2173 (93%)

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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
903 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
721 (80%)

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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
2027 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
1582 (78%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Pentium G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
768 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
667 (87%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Pentium G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1547 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
1396 (90%)

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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
259 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
231 (89%)

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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
824 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
443 (54%)

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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
Intel HD Graphics 610 @ 1.05 GHz
202 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.15 GHz
184 (91%)

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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
3518 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
2062 (59%)

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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
994 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
685 (69%)

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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
151 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
129 (85%)

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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
382 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
242 (63%)

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 G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
339 (100%)
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

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