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Intel Pentium G4560 vs Core i3 7100

We compared two 2-core desktop CPUs: the 3.5 GHz Intel Pentium G4560 against the 3.9 GHz Core i3 7100. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 7100 and G4560
Advantages of Intel Core i3 7100
  • More powerful Intel HD Graphics 630 integrated graphics: 0.44 vs 0.06 TFLOPS
  • Consumes up to 6% less energy than the Pentium G4560 – 51 vs 54 Watt
  • 10% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 963 vs 875 points

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
2302
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
4225
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
2114

Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Pentium G4560 and Core i3 7100

General

Vendor Intel Intel
Released January 3, 2017 January 3, 2017
Launch price 64 USD 117 USD
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Kaby Lake Kaby Lake
Model number G4560 i3-7100
Socket LGA-1151 LGA-1151
Integrated GPU HD Graphics 610 HD Graphics 630

Performance

Cores 2 2
Threads 4 4
Base Frequency 3.5 GHz 3.9 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 35x 39x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 3MB (shared) 3MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 54 W 51 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel HD Graphics 610 Intel HD Graphics 630
GPU Base Clock 200 MHz 350 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 300 MHz 1150 MHz
Shading Units 96 192
TMUs 12 24
ROPs 2 3
Execution Units 12 24
TGP 5 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 4096x2304 - 30 Hz 4096x2304 - 60 Hz
iGPU FLOPS
0.06 TFLOPS
Core i3 7100 +633%
0.44 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2400, DDR3L-1600 DDR4-400, DDR3L-1600
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 35.76 GB/s 35.76 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes

Misc

Official site Intel Pentium G4560 official page Intel Core i3 7100 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16
Extended instructions SSE4.1, SSE4.2 SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2

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Total votes: 20

Comments

So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i3 7100 or Pentium G4560?