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Intel - Pentium G4560 3.5 GHz Dual-Core Processor

( 4.9 Average / 91 Ratings )




Part #


Data Width




Operating Frequency

3.5 GHz



L1 Cache

2 x 32 kB Instruction
2 x 32 kB Data

L2 Cache

2 x 256 kB

L3 Cache

1 x 3 MB


14 nm

Thermal Design Power

54 W

Includes CPU Cooler


Simultaneous Multithreading

Yes: Hyper-Threading

Maximum Supported Memory

64 GB

Integrated Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 610

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Merchant Base Promo Shipping Tax Availability Total
Dustin Home kr649.00 +kr59.00 s/h kr708.00

Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


Scuttles 99 points 26 months ago
from completed build $520 Mini-ITX Kaby Lake Build

Great duel core CPU with hyperthreading. It's been running my PC just fine for the past few days.

Would recommend.

aprofile 18 points 26 months ago
from completed build My finished build

Awesome CPU for the money. Good for most 1080p gaming and only £50!

Trickster5596 14 points 26 months ago
from completed build Luka (Stock Trading PC for Dad)

Two cores and four threads. Performs within 10% of an i3-7100, but costs 50% less.

Dova-Pug 11 points 26 months ago
from completed build Pentium build for Parents

Great value cpu that can handle gaming and chews through everyday tasks

oaoleley 32 points 26 months ago
from completed build Raw Cashew Nuts

Intel disappointed PC builders yet again with their Kaby Lake generation. Their monopoly over the market stagnated CPU development while maintaining prices unjustifiably high. Intel did, however, do something incredibly weird to their Kaby Lake Pentium line up. When I watched in disbelief that Intel had a strange flash of generosity to gift budget builders a 2 core/4 thread Pentium G4560 at around $60 with virtually identical performance to i3's, I knew I had to jump on it as soon as I could.

This CPU lived up to the hype. It keeps up with every basic Windows tasks effortlessly. I've yet to install open world online multiplayer games like BF1 to see how this CPU keeps up, but Bioshock Infinite and Doom on 1080p and Ultra settings are easily running at 100+ fps.

The G4560 proves that Intel can be less greedy when it wants to. The G4560 is basically an i3 but at $50-$110 less. This CPU made not only the entire i3 line up obsolete but also made the $120 gap to the i5's difficult to justify for budget gamers. With the release of AMD's Ryzen R5 CPUs later this year, I expect the i3's and i5's to become even more obsolete if Intel doesn't do some major price cuts.

Esamenoi 8 points 26 months ago

This thing is almost a steal at this price:performance ratio. Very quick so far and runs real cool. However the actual stock cooler is really quite loud, certainly compared with the GPU, PSU and 2 case fans. ( Plus the case fans were included in the case which was only £24!!) So I might look at swapping that out. It's not actually "bad" just obviously loud. Losing a star for the fan.

zhivotnoya 9 points 25 months ago
from completed build The needed upgrade

Good Kaby Lake class processor for the money. Allowed me to get my proverbial foot in the door on an upgrade, without breaking the bank. Paired with a Z170 Pro4s from AsRock. Not only will I save on the electric bill with this processor's 54W TDP over my old Core2 Quad's 95W, but at $60, this processor allows me room to expand my system to the maximum CPU my motherboard supports--Core i7-7700K. Nice!

atadams44 20 points 25 months ago
from completed build Budget-ish Gaming Build

Excellent budget CPU. Have not run into a bottleneck yet. The included stock cooler is sufficient.

un4given 23 points 25 months ago
from completed build HTPC for rare gaming sessions

Cheap, but fairly decent solution for a HTPC/Gaming Build. + HT for 60€.

mew16 2 points 25 months ago
from completed build first build / budget gaming pc

the price for performance is amazing