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Front view of Intel Pentium G3240

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Pentium G3240 vs the Core i3 4150.

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G3240 vs Core i3 4150

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G3240
6.81 mHash/s
Core i3 4150
8.99 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Pentium G3240
7.9 mPixels/s
Core i3 4150
14.6 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G3240
0.64 fps
Core i3 4150
1.24 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G3240
177,300 MB/s
Core i3 4150
3,865,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G3240  vs
Core i3 4150 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1150
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s

details

Pentium G3240  vs
Core i3 4150 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 31 35
Operating temperature Unknown - 72°C Unknown - 72°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD graphics 4400

power consumption

TDP 53W 54W
Annual home energy cost 12.77 $/year 13.01 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 46.43 $/year 47.3 $/year
Performance per watt 3.12 pt/W 13.38 pt/W
Typical power consumption 43.06W 43.88W

bus

Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
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