Intel Pentium G3440 vs Core 2 Quad Q6700

Intel Pentium G3440
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700

General info

Comparing Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
6.20
 
21.79
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Achitecture codename
Haswell
 
Kentsfield
Release date
on May 2014
 
on April 2007
Launch price (MSRP)
$95
 
n/d
Price now
$160
 
$45

Technical specs

Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 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 Core 2 Quad Q6700 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
4
Number of threads
2
 
4
Maximum frequency
3.3 GHz
 
2.666 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
8 MB (shared)
L3 cache
3 MB (shared)
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
65 nm
Die size
177 mm2
 
2x 143 mm2
Maximum core temperature
72 °C
 
n/d
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
62 °C
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
582 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 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
 
775
Power consumption (TDP)
54 Watt
 
95 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
n/d
vPro
-
 
n/d
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
n/d
Turbo Boost
-
 
n/d
Hyper-Threading
-
 
n/d
Idle States
+
 
n/d
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-

Security technologies

Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
n/d
EDB
+
 
n/d

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
n/d
VT-x
+
 
n/d
EPT
+
 
n/d

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
n/d
Max memory channels
2
 
n/d
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
n/d
ECC memory support
+
 
-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD (Haswell)
 
n/d
Max video memory
1.7 GB
 
n/d
Quick Sync
+
 
-
Clear Video HD
+
 
n/d
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
n/d

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
n/d
eDP
+
 
n/d
DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
DVI
+
 
n/d
VGA
+
 
n/d

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
1920x1080@60Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over eDP
2560x1600@60Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over DisplayPort
2560x1600@60Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over VGA
1920x1200@60Hz
 
n/d

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.1 / 12
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.3
 
n/d

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700.
PCIe revision
Up to 3.0
 
n/d
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
n/d

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Pentium G3440 7.01 +1.2%
2 Quad Q6700 6.93

Passmark

Pentium G3440 3319 +1.2%
2 Quad Q6700 3281

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Pentium G3440 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Pentium G3440

1.2% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (22 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (54 vs 95 watts)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
ECCMemory
QuickSyncVideo
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

Advantages of Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 over Intel Pentium G3440.

So, Pentium G3440 or Core 2 Quad Q6700?

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