Intel Pentium G3420 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Pentium G3420 is a 2 core processor. It can handle 2 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q3/2013. The Intel Pentium G3420 is based on the 5. generation of the Intel Pentium series and requires a mainboard with the socket LGA 1150. The Intel Pentium G3420 scores 721 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 1,408 points.
Intel Pentium G3420

At a glance

Name: Intel Pentium G3420
Family: Intel Pentium (150)
CPU group: Intel Pentium G3000 (14)
Architecture: Haswell S
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 5
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 2 CPU cores of the Intel Pentium G3420 clock with 3.20 GHz. The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 2
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

With the Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1), the Intel Pentium G3420 has an build in graphic solution. It has 10 SM processors, which have a total of 80 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1)
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.15 GHz
Compute units: 10
Shader: 80
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2012
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 7.5
Direct X: 11.1
Technology: 22 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

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

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Pentium G3420 supports up to 32 GB memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1600
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Intel Pentium G3420 has a TDP of 54 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 54 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Pentium G3420 has a 3.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1150
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Release date: Q3/2013
Release price: 70 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Pentium G3420 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 i5-2450P Intel Core i5-2450P
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
723
Intel Core i5-2390T Intel Core i5-2390T
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
722
Intel Xeon X3470 Intel Xeon X3470
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
722
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
721
Intel Core i7-4712MQ Intel Core i7-4712MQ
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
721
Intel Pentium G4400T Intel Pentium G4400T
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
721
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
721

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 i5-4360U Intel Core i5-4360U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
1412
AMD A10-7800 AMD A10-7800
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1411
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1411
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
1408
Samsung Exynos 8895 Samsung Exynos 8895
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
1407
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
1403
AMD Phenom II X4 955 AMD Phenom II X4 955
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1401

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 Core i7-3820QM Intel Core i7-3820QM
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
675
Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
672
Intel Celeron G4900 Intel Celeron G4900
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
669
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
667
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
667
Intel Core i5-4300Y Intel Core i5-4300Y
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
665
Intel Core i3-5015U Intel Core i3-5015U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
665

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 Core i5-2390T Intel Core i5-2390T
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1171
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1170
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1170
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
1167
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1167
Intel Celeron G4920 Intel Celeron G4920
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
1163
Intel Core i3-2125 Intel Core i3-2125
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1162

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 Xeon E3-1265L v3 Intel Xeon E3-1265L v3
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.20 GHz
192
Intel Atom x7-E3950 Intel Atom x7-E3950
Intel HD Graphics 505 @ 0.65 GHz
187
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
Qualcomm Adreno 509 @ 0.72 GHz
184
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.15 GHz
184
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.15 GHz
184
AMD A4-4020 AMD A4-4020
AMD Radeon HD 7480D @ 0.72 GHz
184
Intel Pentium G3440 Intel Pentium G3440
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.15 GHz
184

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 Celeron N3450 Intel Celeron N3450
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1975
Intel Core i7-3689Y Intel Core i7-3689Y
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
1974
AMD A4-9120 AMD A4-9120
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
1968
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
1966
AMD Athlon II X4 615e AMD Athlon II X4 615e
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1966
Intel Core i3-4120U Intel Core i3-4120U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
1965
Intel Celeron 6305E Intel Celeron 6305E
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
1964

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 Core i3-540 Intel Core i3-540
2C 4T @ 3.06 GHz
685
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
685
Intel Core i5-2450M Intel Core i5-2450M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
682
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
673
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
671
Intel Pentium G3250 Intel Pentium G3250
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
671
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
668

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.
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
130
Intel Core m7-6Y75 Intel Core m7-6Y75
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
130
Intel Xeon E5-1620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1620 v3
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
130
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
129
Intel Core i5-4210H Intel Core i5-4210H
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
129
AMD Ryzen 3 2200U AMD Ryzen 3 2200U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
129
Intel Pentium Gold G5400T Intel Pentium Gold G5400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
129

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.
AMD Phenom II X3 B77 AMD Phenom II X3 B77
3C 3T @ 3.20 GHz
243
AMD Phenom II X4 900e AMD Phenom II X4 900e
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
243
Intel Celeron G4920 Intel Celeron G4920
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
243
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
242
Intel Celeron G5905T Intel Celeron G5905T
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
242
Intel Celeron G5900T Intel Celeron G5900T
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
242
Intel Celeron G5900E Intel Celeron G5900E
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
242

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