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Front view of Intel Pentium G3240T

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Significantly lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 43.06W Around 35% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 46.43 $/year Around 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 12.77 $/year Around 35% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of Intel Pentium G3240

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.7 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Much higher GPU clock speed 350 MHz vs 200 MHz 75% higher GPU clock speed
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 72 °C vs 66.4 °C Around 10% higher Maximum operating temperature

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G3240T vs G3240

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 G3240T
153.6 MB/s
Pentium G3240
177,300 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Pentium G3240T  vs
Clock speed 2.7 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1150
Is unlocked No No


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

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


Pentium G3240T  vs
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
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 27 31
Operating temperature Unknown - 66.4°C Unknown - 72°C

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,100 MHz

power consumption

TDP 35W 53W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 12.77 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 46.43 $/year
Performance per watt 3.16 pt/W 3.12 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 43.06W


Architecture DMI 2.0 DMI 2.0
Number of links 0 0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
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