Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Pentium Gold G6600 has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 10. gen of the Intel Pentium series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1200 socket and was released in Q2/2020. The Intel Pentium Gold G6600 scores 1,082 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 2,415 points.
Intel Pentium Gold G6600

At a glance

Name: Intel Pentium Gold G6600
Family: Intel Pentium (150)
CPU group: Intel Pentium G6000 (12)
Architecture: Comet Lake S
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 10
Predecessor: Intel Pentium Gold G5600
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium Gold G6600 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium Gold G6600 is 4.20 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 4.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Pentium Gold G6600 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Pentium Gold G6600 uses the Intel HD Graphics 630, which has 192 texture shaders and 24 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 630
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.10 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q2/2016
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Frame Generation: No

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.

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

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 128 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 42.7 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2666
42.7 GB/s
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 58 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 58 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Pentium Gold G6600 is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 4.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1200
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Release date: Q2/2020
Release price: 103 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Pentium Gold G6600 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.
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6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1085
AMD Athlon Gold PRO 4150GE AMD Athlon Gold PRO 4150GE
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1084
Intel Xeon Platinum 8180 Intel Xeon Platinum 8180
28C 56T @ 3.80 GHz
1083
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1082
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U AMD Ryzen 5 4680U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1082
Intel Pentium Gold G6505 Intel Pentium Gold G6505
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1082
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1082

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.
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4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
2418
Intel Core i3-1000G4 Intel Core i3-1000G4
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
2416
Intel Core i3-1000NG4 Intel Core i3-1000NG4
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
2416
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
2415
Intel Pentium Gold G6505 Intel Pentium Gold G6505
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
2415
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
2411
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U AMD Ryzen 7 2700U
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
2411

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.
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2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
920
Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
918
Intel Core i5-4590T Intel Core i5-4590T
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
917
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
916
Intel Pentium Gold G6505 Intel Pentium Gold G6505
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
916
Intel Core i3-4130T Intel Core i3-4130T
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
916
MediaTek Dimensity 7020 MediaTek Dimensity 7020
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
914

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.
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6C 6T @ 2.39 GHz
1997
AMD Athlon 200GE AMD Athlon 200GE
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1986
AMD Athlon PRO 300U AMD Athlon PRO 300U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1986
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1977
Intel Pentium Gold G6505 Intel Pentium Gold G6505
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1977
Intel Core i5-3340 Intel Core i5-3340
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1977
AMD Athlon 300GE AMD Athlon 300GE
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1972

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.
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28C 56T @ 4.60 GHz
437
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4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
434
Intel Core i5-1035G7 Intel Core i5-1035G7
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
434
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
433
Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i5-7600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
433
Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
431
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
24C 48T @ 4.20 GHz
431

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.
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AMD Radeon HD 8570D @ 0.84 GHz
432
AMD A8-5545M AMD A8-5545M
AMD Radeon HD 8510G @ 0.55 GHz
425
AMD FX-7500 AMD FX-7500
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) @ 0.55 GHz
425
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Pentium Gold G6505T Intel Pentium Gold G6505T
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Pentium Gold G6505 Intel Pentium Gold G6505
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Pentium Gold G6605 Intel Pentium Gold G6605
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422

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.
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2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
4421
Intel Core i7-2820QM Intel Core i7-2820QM
4C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
4406
MediaTek Dimensity 820 MediaTek Dimensity 820
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
4401
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
4400
Intel Pentium Gold G6505 Intel Pentium Gold G6505
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
4400
Intel Core i3-6320 Intel Core i3-6320
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
4400
Intel Core i3-8121U Intel Core i3-8121U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
4395

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.
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8C 16T @ 4.30 GHz
177
Intel Core i7-5960X Intel Core i7-5960X
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
177
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
177
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
176
Intel Core i3-10300T Intel Core i3-10300T
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
176
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
176
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 4.00 GHz
176

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 Core i5-4430 Intel Core i5-4430
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
448
Intel Core i3-7320 Intel Core i3-7320
2C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
447
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
6C 6T @ 3.30 GHz
446
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
437
Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
436
Intel Core i5-4690T Intel Core i5-4690T
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
433
AMD Phenom II X6 1045T AMD Phenom II X6 1045T
6C 6T @ 3.20 GHz
433

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