Intel Pentium G3420
Top 49%229 points
Top 49%
Total clock speed
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204 CPUs
5.33GHz - 10.67GHz
NaN% of all CPUsYes
No
total clock speed
CPU threads
semiconductor size
number of transistors
RAM speed
thermal design power (TDP)
2 x 3.2
GHz
AMD Opteron 6220
8 x 8GHz
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Intel Pentium G3420: 35 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

2 x 3.2GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 8GHz
148
0

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz
104
0

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
2
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
65
0

4. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
350MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
65
0

5. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
22nm
MediaTek Helio X30: 10nm
64
0

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
128KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
62
0

7. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
54W
Intel Atom Z670: 3W
61
0

8. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
0.5MB
AMD Opteron 6380: 16MB
60
0

9. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.25MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core
56
0

10. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
25.6GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.2GB/s
54
0

11. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
Intel Pentium G3420
29% have it
45
0

12. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel Pentium G3420
68% have it
44
0

13. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1400 million
Nvidia Tegra K1 (64-bit): 7100 million
43
0

14. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Intel Pentium G3420
84% have it
42
0

15. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Core i7-3960X: 4
40
0

16. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
3
Intel Core i7-4770K: 3
40
0

17. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
3MB
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 60MB
40
0

18. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1.5MB/core
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 15MB/core
39
0

19. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4
AMD A10-7860K: 4.5
37
0

20. Has FMA3

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Pentium G3420
20% have it
33
0

21. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Pentium G3420
88% have it
33
0

22. Supports ECC memory

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.
Intel Pentium G3420
26% have it
32
0

23. Has RdRand

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.
Intel Pentium G3420
25% have it
31
0

24. height

37.5mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
30
0

25. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Intel Pentium G3420
95% have it
30
0

26. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Pentium G3420
74% have it
29
0

27. GPU turbo

When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
1150MHz
Intel Core i7-3940XM: 1350MHz
29
0

28. Has F16C

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Pentium G3420
35% have it
29
0

29. supported displays

Using multiple displays you can create a larger work space, making it easier to work across multiple applications.
3
AMD A10-5800K: 4
29
0

30. Has AVX

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
Intel Pentium G3420
58% have it
28
0

31. clock multiplier

The clock multiplier controls the speed of the CPU.
32
Intel Core i7-4870HQ: 47
28
0

32. SSE version

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.
4.2
Intel Core i7-4770K: 4.2
27
0

33. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
32GB
Intel Xeon E7-8870: 4096GB
27
0

34. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel Pentium G3420
98% have it
27
0

35. width

37.5mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
27
0

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