Intel Pentium G3240 

Released February, 2014
  • 3.1 GHz
  • Dual core
7.8 Out of 10

Explore 2 desktops with the Intel Pentium G3240

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Pentium G3240 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Pentium G3240
6.0
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Pentium G3240
7.1
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Pentium G3240
n.d.
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Pentium G3240
6.6
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Pentium G3240
7.9
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Pentium G3240
6.8
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Pentium G3240
7.8

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Pentium G3240

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G3240
6.81 mHash/s
Pentium G3220
3.54 mHash/s
Core i3 3240
4.06 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Pentium G3240
7.79 mPixels/s
Core i3 3240
4.27 mPixels/s
Pentium G3220
8.15 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G3240
0.64 fps
Pentium G3220
0.75 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G3240
4,442
Core i3 3240
5,507

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G3240
2,407
Core i3 3240
2,516

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G3240
177,300 MB/s
Pentium G3220
171,700 MB/s
Core i3 3240
177,600 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Pentium G3240
3,278
Core i3 3240
4,316

PassMark (Single Core)

Pentium G3240
1,796
Core i3 3240
1,760

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type LGA 1150
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. SSE4.1
  5. SSE3
  6. Supplemental SSE3
  7. SSE4.2
  8. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 31
Operating temperature Unknown - 72°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz

power consumption

TDP 53W
Annual home energy cost 12.77 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 46.43 $/year
Performance per watt 3.86 pt/W
Typical power consumption 43.06W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s
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