CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of G3258 vs C2758 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Pentium G3258 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Pentium G3258  based on its performance, single-core performance and value.

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Intel Pentium G3258

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Front view of Intel Pentium G3258

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium G3258

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium G3258

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 2.58 pt/$ vs 0.39 pt/$ Around 6.8x better performance per dollar
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for maximum performance when needed, while conserving power and minimizing heat production when not needed
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,149 vs 513 Around 4.2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 5,897 vs 2,292 More than 2.5x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.42 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 85% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.6 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 90% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Apr, 2014 vs Jul, 2013 Release date 9 months later
Front view of Intel Atom C2758

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Intel Atom C2758

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More cores 8 vs 2 6 more cores; run more applications at once
Significantly lower typical power consumption 16.25W vs 43.06W 2.6x lower typical power consumption
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 4.82 $/year vs 12.77 $/year 2.6x lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 17.52 $/year vs 46.43 $/year 2.6x lower annual commercial energy cost
Slightly better performance per watt 4.02 pt/W vs 3.41 pt/W Around 20% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G3258 vs Atom C2758

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
Atom C2758
52,100 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G3258  vs
Atom C2758 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Octa core

features

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

power consumption

TDP 53W 20W
Annual home energy cost 12.77 $/year 4.82 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 46.43 $/year 17.52 $/year
Performance per watt 3.41 pt/W 4.02 pt/W
Typical power consumption 43.06W 16.25W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 FSB
Number of links 0 1

details

Pentium G3258  vs
Atom C2758 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 8
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.42 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.6 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.42 GHz 2.4 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 350 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 65,536 MB
Intel Pentium G3258
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