Intel Pentium G3440 vs AMD Athlon II X3 425e

Intel Pentium G3440
AMD Athlon II X3 425e

General info

Comparing Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
7.16
 
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Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Architecture codename
Haswell
 
Rana
Release date
1 May 2014
 
3 May 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
$95
 
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Price now
$160
 
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Technical specs

Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
3
Number of threads
2
 
3
Base frequency
3.3 GHz
 
2.7 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.3 GHz
 
3.3 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
128 KB (per core)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
512 KB (per core)
L3 cache
3 MB (shared)
 
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Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
45 nm
Die size
177 mm2
 
169 mm2
Maximum core temperature
72 °C
 
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Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
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Transistor count
1,400 million
 
300 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e 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
 
1
Socket
FCLGA1150
 
AM3
Power consumption (TDP)
54 Watt
 
45 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
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vPro
-
 
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Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
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Turbo Boost
-
 
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Hyper-Threading
-
 
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Idle States
+
 
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Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-

Security technologies

Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
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EDB
+
 
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
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VT-x
+
 
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EPT
+
 
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Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR3 Dual-channel
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
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Max memory channels
2
 
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Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB/s
 
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ECC memory support
+
 
-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e.
Integrated graphics
Intel® HD Graphics for 4th Generation Intel® Processors
 
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Max video memory
1.7 GB
 
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Quick Sync
+
 
-
Clear Video HD
+
 
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Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
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Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
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eDP
+
 
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DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
DVI
+
 
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VGA
+
 
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Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
1920x1080@60Hz
 
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Max resolution over eDP
2560x1600@60Hz
 
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Max resolution over DisplayPort
2560x1600@60Hz
 
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Max resolution over VGA
1920x1200@60Hz
 
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Graphics API support

APIs supported by Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.1/12
 
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OpenGL
4.3
 
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Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e.
PCIe revision
Up to 3.0
 
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Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Pentium G3440 2.73
Athlon II X3 425e 2.75 +0.7%

Passmark

Pentium G3440 2221
Athlon II X3 425e 2239 +0.8%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Pentium G3440 and Athlon II X3 425e are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Pentium G3440

Much newer (1 May 2014 vs 3 May 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (22 vs 45 nm)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
ECCMemory
QuickSyncVideo
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

Advantages of AMD Athlon II X3 425e

0.7% faster in synthetic tests
Less power hungry (45 vs 54 watts)
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)

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