Pardew is aware of the danger the Belgium international will pose for his side during Sunday’s Premier League game at Anfield.
AP: I think [Benteke's] a terrific player. He's a different kind of threat to what they've had before and a great signing, I think.— Crystal Palace FC (@CPFC) November 6, 2015
Benteke is one of the better strikers in the Premier League and joined Liverpool from Aston Villa in the summer transfer window.
The 24-year-old has scored four goals and created nine chances in eight league matches so far this season.
The Belgian has a pass accuracy of 67% and a shot accuracy of 58%, and has won 58 headers, five dribbles and one tackle.
Liverpool are eighth in the Premier League table at the moment with 17 points from 11 matches.
The Reds are four points behind fourth-place Manchester United and are very much in the running for a Champions League place. Meanwhile, Palace are 10th in the standings with 16 points from 11 matches.