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Front view of Intel Pentium G4520

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Intel Pentium G4520

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Much better performance per dollar 2.21 pt/$ vs 1.61 pt/$ More than 35% better performance per dollar
Front view of Intel Core i3 6320

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Higher clock speed 3.9 GHz vs 3.6 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 10% better turbo clock speed
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Better PassMark score 6,031 vs 4,195 Around 45% better PassMark score
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.35 GHz vs 3.96 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,243 vs 2,078 Around 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better performance per watt 5.06 pt/W vs 4.33 pt/W More than 15% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G4520 vs Core i3 6320

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Pentium G4520  vs
Core i3 6320 
Clock speed 3.6 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 51W 51W
Annual home energy cost 12.29 $/year 12.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 44.68 $/year 44.68 $/year
Performance per watt 4.33 pt/W 5.06 pt/W
Typical power consumption 41.44W 41.44W


Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s


Pentium G4520  vs
Core i3 6320 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L3 cache 3 MB 4 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1


Overclocked clock speed 3.96 GHz 4.35 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.64 GHz 4.52 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.96 GHz 4.35 GHz

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 65,536 MB
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