Intel Pentium G3420 benchmarks

Below you will find comparison charts, telling how the Intel Pentium G3420 stands against other x86 microprocessors in multi-threaded applications. The difference in performance between Pentium G3420 and each of the listed processors is calculated as an average of differences in 11 multi-threaded benchmarks from our benchmark database. The list of test applications and programs includes Blowfish encryption, CINEBENCH R10, Euler3D, Fritz Chess Benchmark, PCMark05, MySQL 5.0.96 database test, and wPrime. Several audio and video encoding program are also taken into account, including FLAC audio encoding, H.264 video encoding, LAME MP3 audio encoding, and XVid video encoding.

Benchmarks of Intel Pentium CPUs for Socket 1150

This chart shows how well the G3420 performs in comparison with other microprocessors from Pentium family. The "Specs" column in the chart shows differences between major specs for all CPUs. All Pentium microprocessors in the graph below have 2 cores, 3MB L3 cache and 53 Watt TDP.

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ModelRelative performance Specs 
Pentium G3430
102.8%3.3 GHz>
Pentium G3420
100.0%3.2 GHz 
Pentium G3220
94.1%3 GHz>

Intel CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance

This chart shows Intel processors with approximately the same level of performance as the Intel G3420.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
Core i5-2390T
103.7%2C, 2.7 GHz, HT>
Core i3-2100
103.7%2C, 3.1 GHz, HT>
Core i3-2105
103.6%2C, 3.1 GHz, HT>
Pentium G3430
102.8%2C, 3.3 GHz>
Core i5-660
101.6%2C, 3.33 GHz, HT>
Core i5-661
101.6%2C, 3.33 GHz, HT>
Pentium G3420
100.0%2C, 3.2 GHz 
Core i5-655K
99.1%2C, 3.2 GHz, HT>
Core i5-650
98.6%2C, 3.2 GHz, HT>
Core i3-560
98.4%2C, 3.33 GHz, HT>
Core 2 Quad Q6700
97.9%4C, 2.67 GHz>
Core i3-3220T
96.2%2C, 2.8 GHz, HT>
Pentium G2140
95.8%2C, 3.3 GHz>

AMD CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance

This benchmark chart includes AMD microprocessors with multi-threaded performance, similar to the Intel G3420. For the differences between most important characteristics of listed CPUs please see the "Specs" column.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
AMD Athlon X4 750K
103.5%4C, 3.4 GHz>
AMD Phenom II X4 805
102.8%4C, 2.5 GHz, 4MB>
AMD Athlon II X4 620e
101.3%4C, 2.6 GHz>
AMD A8-3800
101.3%4C, 2.4 GHz>
AMD Athlon II X4 615e
100.7%4C, 2.5 GHz>
AMD Athlon II X4 630 (C2)
100.3%4C, 2.8 GHz>
Intel Pentium G3420
100.0%2C, 3.2 GHz, 3MB 
AMD FX-4100
99.8%4C, 3.6 GHz, 8MB>
AMD Phenom II X4 910
99.8%4C, 2.6 GHz, 6MB>
AMD Athlon II X3 460
99.3%3C, 3.4 GHz>
AMD Phenom II X4 810
99.2%4C, 2.6 GHz, 4MB>
AMD Athlon II X3 455
98.1%3C, 3.3 GHz>
AMD Athlon X4 740
97.7%4C, 3.2 GHz>

Pentium G3420 compared to the fastest desktop CPUs

This chart shows how the Intel G3420 stands against the fastest desktop x86 processors from our benchmark database.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
Intel Core i7-4770K
250.3%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4771
249.9%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4770
249.3%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4770S
238.2%4C, 3.1 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770
235.0%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770K
234.5%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770S
223.6%4C, 3.1 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2700K
221.8%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2600
217.8%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2600K
217.7%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
AMD FX-8350
214.2%8C, 4 GHz>
Intel Core i5-4670
208.3%4C, 3.4 GHz>
Intel Pentium G3420
100.0%2C, 3.2 GHz 

Popular performance comparisons

This benchmark graph displays relative multi-threading performance of microprocessors, that are most commonly compared to the Intel G3420.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
Intel Core i3-3220
112.0%2C, 3.3 GHz, HT>
AMD Athlon X4 750K
103.5%4C, 3.4 GHz>
Intel Pentium G3430
102.8%2C, 3.3 GHz>
Intel Pentium G3420
100.0%2C, 3.2 GHz 
Intel Pentium G3220
94.1%2C, 3 GHz>
Intel Pentium G2130
93.2%2C, 3.2 GHz>
Intel Pentium G2120
90.4%2C, 3.1 GHz>
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
90.0%4C, 2.4 GHz>
Intel Pentium G2020
85.0%2C, 2.9 GHz>
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
67.4%2C, 3 GHz>
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Intel Pentium G3420 is a dual-core desktop microprocessor, operating at 3.2 GHz. The processor has 3MB L3 cache, and 53 Watt power consumption. More details about this microprocessor you can find on the Intel Pentium G3420 specs page.

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For averaged single- threaded performance please see Pentium G3420 single-threaded benchmarks page.

Comparison of all tested Pentium processors can be found on the Intel Pentium Dual-Core benchmarks page.

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