Intel Pentium G860: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium G860

Summary

Intel started Pentium G860 sales 15 September 2011 at a recommended price of $75. 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 3.00 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 8.54 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Pentium G860 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
11.06
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
Intel Pentium (Desktop)
 
Achitecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Release date
15 September 2011
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$75
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)
Price now
$73
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Pentium G860's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium G860's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
3 GHz
 
of 5
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 768
L2 cache
256 KB
 
of 16384
L3 cache
3072 KB
 
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 G860 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 G860. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
FDI
+
 
Fast Memory Access
+
 

Security technologies

Pentium G860 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium G860 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium G860.
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 G860.
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
Quick Sync
-
 
Clear Video HD
-
 
InTru 3D
-
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium G860's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
2
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Pentium G860's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium G860. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

8.54

3DMark06 CPU

3065

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3964

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

7695

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.2

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

2.3

WinRAR 4.0

1655

x264 encoding pass 1

70

x264 encoding pass 2

13

TrueCrypt AES

0.2

Geekbench 2

5393

Passmark

2741

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Pentium G860. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
2.3 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium G860 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium G860 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium G860 from AMD is Athlon II X4 605e, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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