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Front view of Intel Pentium G3258

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium G3258

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Much higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.05 GHz More than 55% higher clock speed
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.42 GHz vs 2.59 GHz More than 70% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 28 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.6 GHz vs 2.81 GHz Around 65% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Athlon 5350

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AMD Athlon 5350

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More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 90 °C vs 72 °C 25% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly lower typical power consumption 20.31W vs 43.06W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year vs 46.43 $/year 2.1x lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year vs 12.77 $/year 2.1x lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G3258 vs Athlon 5350

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G3258
6.52 mHash/s
Athlon 5350
19 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G3258
0.82 fps
Athlon 5350
0.29 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

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 G3258
231,200 MB/s
Athlon 5350
1,010,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G3258  vs
Athlon 5350 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 2.05 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked Yes 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
AMD64
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 53W 25W
Annual home energy cost 12.77 $/year 6.02 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 46.43 $/year 21.9 $/year
Performance per watt 3.41 pt/W 9.61 pt/W
Typical power consumption 43.06W 20.31W

details

Pentium G3258  vs
Athlon 5350 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
Manufacture process 22 nm 28 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72°C Unknown - 90°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.42 GHz 2.59 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.6 GHz 2.81 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 4,890.2 1,304.3
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.42 GHz 2.59 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Radeon HD 8400
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 600 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Single Channel
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Intel Pentium G3258
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their is a new sse4 code out that the 5350 supports. sse4 is the old one. their is a sse4a and the 4.1 and 4.2
how come it says the AMD 5350 does not support SSE4? i thought all CPUS since 2007 supported it. and that it was included in AMD64 spec or something...
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