IntelBX80646I54690K
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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 97,923 user samples
73,549 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 52nd / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
24,374 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.9 % 87.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
113 Pts +3% 110 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
424 Pts +1% 421 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
433 Pts 912 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+111%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
134 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+13%
119 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
524 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+11%
471 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
526 Pts 1015 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+93%
Market Share
Based on 8,459,024 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.95 % Slightly higher market share.
+7%
0.89 %
Value
Value For Money
86.1 % 100 % Better value.
+17%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % 101 % More popular.
+23%
Price
Price (score)
$255 $200 Cheaper.
+22%
Age
Newest
47 Months 12 Months Much more recent.
+74%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
88 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+7%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4 GHz +3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
133 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+16%
115 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
133 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+7%
124 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
522 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+15%
454 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
521 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+6%
490 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
522 Pts 986 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+89%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
524 Pts 1022 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+95%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 None
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The Intel Core i5-4690K is the latest incremental upgrade to Intel's unlocked mid-range quad core family of processors. The 4690K replaces the 4670K. Comparing the 4690K and 4670K shows that little has changed. The two chips share identical architecture; in fact the only difference between them is a 100 MHz bump to both the base and turbo clocks. The 100 MHz bump translates to an insignificant 2.9% performance increase. In terms of outright performance the 4690K has an effective speed of 103 which thanks to its superb single and dual core performance, is 12% stronger than the average of the group leaders. Overall the 4690K brings nothing new to the table so owners of previous flagship i5's will gain little by upgrading but as a new purchase the 4690K is a strong contender for both power users and high end gamers. [Jul '14 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 1600X is the flagship processor from AMD's latest generation of Ryzen 5 processors which feature the Zen architecture. Following on from last month's release of the Ryzen 7 series, the Ryzen 5 series is positioned as a less expensive mid-performance alternative to Intel's i5 mainstream offerings. Once again, AMD excels in multi-core technology. Like the Ryzen 5 1600, the 1600X features 6 cores and 12 threads, but has roughly 11% higher clock speeds (out of the box) for a 14% premium. Like all Ryzen CPUs the 1600X is unlocked. The 1600X is the only Ryzen 5 CPU with a TDP of 95W, the 1600, 1500X and 1400 all have 50% lower power consumption of 65W. Due to its high thread count, UserBenchmarks show that at stock clocks the 1600X outperforms the i7-7700k on multi-threaded tasks by 23%, but it lags behind by 23% for single and 14% for quad-core performance. The 1600X is priced keenly at $249 so a more appropriate CPU comparison is the i5-7600k where the 1600X wins on stock multi-core by a whopping 81%. The 1600X does represent great value for workstation users that also game but its $30 cheaper sibling, the 1600 (non x version), which includes a cooler and has great overclocking potential out of the box is arguably the the value king in this segment. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2018 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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