Intel Pentium G3258: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium G3258

Summary

Intel started Intel Pentium G3258 sales 2 June 2014 at a recommended price of $77. This is Haswell architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3200 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1150 processor with a TDP of 54 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR3-1333, DDR3L-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 2.60 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Pentium G3258 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
5.77
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Haswell
 
Release date
2 June 2014
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$77
 
Price now
$189
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Pentium G3258's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium G3258's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Base frequency
3.2 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
3.2 GHz
 
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
3 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
Die size
177 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
72 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Pentium G3258 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCLGA1150
 
Power consumption (TDP)
54 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium G3258. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 

Security technologies

Pentium G3258 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium G3258 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium G3258.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1333, DDR3L-1333
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
21.3 GB/s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Pentium G3258.
Integrated graphics
Intel® HD Graphics for 4th Generation Intel® Processors
 
Max video memory
1.7 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
-
 
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium G3258's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 
VGA
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Pentium G3258's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
1920x1080@60Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
2560x1600@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
2560x1600@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
1920x1200@60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Pentium G3258's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.1/12
 
OpenGL
4.3
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Pentium G3258's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
Up to 3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium G3258. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

2.60

Passmark

2114

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

3130

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Pentium G3258. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
9.5 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium G3258 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium G3258 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium G3258 from AMD is Athlon II X4 631, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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