Pentium_G3258_3.2GHz
Intel Pentium G3258 3.2GHz

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3.2 GHz
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Pentium G3258 3.2GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Pentium G3258 3.2GHz is a budget processor based on the 22nm, Haswell architecture.


It offers 2 Physical Cores (2 Logical), clocked at 3.2GHz and 3MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Virtualization is activated.


The processor integrates very weak Graphics called Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Haswell), with 10 Execution Units, initially clocked at 350MHz and that go up to 1150MHz, in Turbo Mode which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 54W.


It offers average performance. This means it will become a bottleneck in some demanding applications.


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02-Jun-2014
Pentium G3258 3.2GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Halo: The Master Chief Collection 27% 143%
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i got this cpu and so far so good.


Overclocked on stock cooler to 4.2
and temp doesnt go over 70 on max load.


looking forward to 4.8

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Is this CPU is good for gaming ?
Here my specs :-
CPU - Intel Pentium G3258 @ 3.2Ghz
GPU - Geforce GTX 750 ti 2Gb
Ram - 6Gb DDR3 1333Mhz
HDD - 1Tb


Is this PC is good for gaming ??

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I use it to play, though my "toughest" game is just re revelations 2 and it goes great at ultra, though the cpu usage reaches a 100 per cent, but some people also reaches to a 100 per cent of usage with better cpus, anyway it runs pretycool

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Mine is not oc yet and it has a different cooler and my gpu is a gtx 950 but still I think is quite good, just some games wont run cause they need 4 threads as mortal kombat x

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Would this go well with the GTX 750 Ti while OC'd to 4GHz?

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ofc it it would :)

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Its a destiny from the day they were born
marry G3258 overclocked with GTX 750 ti
best performance u can get without worrying about bottleneck
nice budget little processor
but the 2 threads will kill it in some games

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Did someone reach 5 GHZ?

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Will this cpu bottleneck r7 265 sapphire 2gb?

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No, especially if you overclock this processor.

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I cri cuz I haz teh G3260
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Its nearly 60% better than my third gen i3 mobile! No wonder I fell that my office desktop is alot faster than my current rig although is only 2 cores and 2 thread

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This looks like a perfect CPU for my cousin! Only one question: How good is the stock cooler for this CPU and how high of an OC can the stock cooler withstand if good?

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Sorry for the late reply, I own a G3258 and have the stock cooler. It runs 25-30 idle and 45-55 under load. I also have this clocked at 4.2GHz, no sweat from this little beast. Great value for money.

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Such a good CPU for overclocking :3
Much people out there with a 40%+ OC??
Got mine at 4.4Ghz and runs all games beautifully!

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which is better for gaming this or i3-4160?

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Late response, but the G3258 OCed would def. kill the i3-4160 but ONLY in dual core games. It would stutter in games like FC4 as it requires hyperthreading and multiple cores. I would recommend for you to get the i3-4160.

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i3 core man… this is really good budget cpu and it performs really well but i3 of new gen is stronger, and also no need for extreme processor overclock for gaming or OC to nor bottleneck strong graphics. G3258 is great cpu but i3 better.

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OK thanks man

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I still think this dual proccessor oc'ed is better than core i3.

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Don't get me wrong, the i3 is a great processor. But since most games haven't really taken advantage of multi-core CPU's, the G3258 is perfect for most games. Especially when overclocked to 4.2GHz+

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