Intel Pentium G850: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium G850

Summary

Intel started Pentium G850 sales on May 2011 at a recommended price of $27. This is Sandy Bridge architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.90 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCLGA1155 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 8.38 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Pentium G850 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
26.19
 
Type
Desktop
 
Achitecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Release date
May 2011
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$27
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)
Price now
$30
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Pentium G850's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium G850's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
2.9 GHz
 
of 5
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 768
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
of 16384
L3 cache
3072 KB (shared)
 
of 65536
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
of 7
Die size
131 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
69 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
504 million
 
of 19200
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Pentium G850 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
 
of 8
Socket
FCLGA1155
 
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
of 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium G850. 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
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
FDI
+
 
Fast Memory Access
+
 

Security technologies

Pentium G850 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium G850 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium G850.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
21 GB / s
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Pentium G850.
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
Quick Sync
-
 
Clear Video HD
-
 
InTru 3D
-
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium G850's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
2
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Pentium G850's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium G850. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

8.38

Passmark

2667

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium G850 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium G850 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium G850 from AMD is Phenom II X3 720, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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