Intel Pentium G870 

Released June, 2012
  • 3.1 GHz
  • Dual core
6.9 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Pentium G870 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Pentium G870
5.7
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Pentium G870
6.6
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Pentium G870
n.d.
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Pentium G870
n.d.
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Pentium G870
6.8
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Pentium G870
5.2
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

6.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Pentium G870
6.9

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Pentium G870

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G870
3,884
Core i3 3220
5,399

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G870
2,135
Core i3 3220
2,501

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G870
153,000 MB/s
Core2 Duo E8400
128,000 MB/s
Core i3 3220
173,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G870
3,805
Core i3 3220
5,351

GeekBench

Pentium G870
3,805
Core i3 3220
8,919

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Pentium G870
2,893
Core i3 3220
4,229

PassMark (Single Core)

Pentium G870
1,593
Core i3 3220
1,764

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type LGA 1155

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

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 2
GPU clock speed 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1333
  2. DDR3-1066
  3. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 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
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 31
Operating temperature Unknown - 69.1°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0
Overclocked clock speed 3.21 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,148.8
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.21 GHz

power consumption

TDP 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 2.92 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W

bus

Architecture DMI
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s
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