Intel Pentium G4600 vs Intel Core i3-7100

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Pentium G4600 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-7100
Intel Pentium G4600 Intel Core i3-7100
Intel Pentium Family Intel Core i3
Intel Pentium G4000 CPU group Intel Core i 7000
7 Generation 7
Kaby Lake S Architecture Kaby Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor Intel Core i3-6100
-- Successor Intel Core i3-8100

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Pentium G4600 or Intel Core i3-7100 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
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.60 GHz Frequency 3.90 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Pentium G4600 or Intel Core i3-7100 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 630 GPU Intel HD Graphics 630
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.10 GHz
9.5 GPU Generation 9.5
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
24 Execution units 24
192 Shader 192
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

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.

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

Memory & 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.

DDR4-2400 Memory DDR4-2400
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
-- Bandwidth --
Yes ECC No
L2 Cache
3.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal 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.

51 W TDP (PL1) 51 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Pentium G4600 or Intel Core i3-7100 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 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, AVX2
LGA 1151 Socket LGA 1151
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 Q1/2017
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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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
327 (100%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)
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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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
838 (100%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)
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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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
873 (90%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
973 (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 Pentium G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1913 (92%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2076 (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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
375 (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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1021 (92%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1104 (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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422 (100%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422 (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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
5378 (92%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
5827 (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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
155 (92%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
168 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
392 (92%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
425 (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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3686 (92%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
3994 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
7816 (92%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
8467 (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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1.89 (92%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2.05 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
4.75 (92%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
5.15 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
35.7 (94%)
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
38.1 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Devices using this processor

Intel Pentium G4600 Intel Core i3-7100
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