Intel Pentium G6950 

Released January, 2010
  • 2.8 GHz
  • Dual core
6.3 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Pentium G6950 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Pentium G6950
5.2
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Pentium G6950
5.7
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Pentium G6950
n.d.
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Pentium G6950
n.d.
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Pentium G6950
6.1
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Pentium G6950
5.0
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

6.3

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Pentium G6950
6.3

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Pentium G6950

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G6950
2,988
Core i3 3220
5,399

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G6950
1,637
Core i3 3220
2,501

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G6950
118,700 MB/s
Core i3 3220
173,000 MB/s
Core2 Duo E8400
128,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G6950
2,876
Core i3 3220
5,351

GeekBench

Pentium G6950
3,805
Core i3 3220
8,919

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

Pentium G6950
1,850
Core i3 3220
4,030

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Pentium G6950
1,886
Core i3 3220
4,229

PassMark (Single Core)

Pentium G6950
1,097
Core i3 3220
1,764

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type LGA 1156

features

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

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Integrated
Number of displays supported 2
GPU clock speed 533 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1066
  2. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 17,066.66 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,773.12 MB

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Transistor count 382,000,000
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 21
Voltage range 0.65 - 1.4V
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.38 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.38 GHz

power consumption

TDP 73W
Annual home energy cost 35.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 84.36 $/year
Performance per watt 1.21 pt/W
Idle power consumption 69.4W
Peak power consumption 96.3W
Typical power consumption 89.58W

bus

Architecture DMI
Transfer rate 2,500 MT/s
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