Intel Pentium G4560 vs 6600K vs 7600K

Today, we’ll be taking a quick look at the Intel Pentium G4560 processor. It’s based on Intel’s latest 7th gen (Kaby Lake) 14nm architecture, and runs at a speedy 3.5GHz with a total of 3Mb cache.

It’s a dual core processor with 4 hyper threads and only costs USD $64.00, making it one of the cheapest Kaby Lake processor you can buy on the market.

Many users have already taken a liking to this super affordable processor due to its extremely low price.  



When I heard about this processor, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on one. We wanted to find out whether this $65.00 processor can give its bigger siblings a run for its money!

Preliminary tests so far have shown some pretty impressive results … We’ll be comparing the Intel Pentium G4560 against the Core i5-6600K and my new favorite Core i5-7600K, all running at default speeds. Buy it now at Amazon –



Processor Number G4560
Status Launched
Launch Date Q1’17
Lithography 14 nm
Recommended Customer Price $64.00


# of Cores 2
# of Threads 4
Processor Base Frequency 3.50 GHz
Cache 3 MB
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3
# of QPI Links 0
TDP 54 W

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 64 GB
Memory Types DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Max # of Memory Channels 2
ECC Memory Supported


Graphics Specifications

Processor Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 610
Graphics Base Frequency 350.00 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency 1.05 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory 64 GB
4K Support Yes, at 60Hz
Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡ 4096×2304@24Hz
Max Resolution (DP)‡ 4096×2304@60Hz
Max Resolution (eDP – Integrated Flat Panel)‡ 4096×2304@60Hz
DirectX* Support 12
OpenGL* Support 4.4
Intel® Quick Sync Video

Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology Yes
# of Displays Supported 3
Device ID 0x5902

Expansion Options

Scalability 1S Only
PCI Express Revision 3.0
PCI Express Configurations Up to 1×16, 2×8, 1×8+2×4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes 16

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported FCLGA1151
Max CPU Configuration 1
Thermal Solution Specification PCG 2015C (65W)
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Low Halogen Options Available See MDDS

Advanced Technologies

Intel® vPro Technology

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)

Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)

Intel® TSX-NI No
Intel® 64

Instruction Set 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions SSE4.1/4.2
Idle States Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology

Thermal Monitoring Technologies Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology Yes
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) No

Intel® Data Protection Technology

Intel® AES New Instructions

Secure Key Yes
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) Yes
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX) Yes

Intel® Platform Protection Technology

OS Guard Yes
Trusted Execution Technology

Execute Disable Bit Yes
Intel® Device Protection Technology with Boot Guard Yes

More information on Intel’s website ..




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