Average Bench: 63.5% (145th of 959)

Based on 8,278 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4440 CPU @ 3.10GHz

The Intel i5-4440 is one of the cheaper four core Haswell processors. Unfortunately it is clocked at just 3.3 GHz Turbo, which is 15% lower than the leading Haswell i5 and because it has a locked multiplier there is little that can be done about it. Comparing the 4440 to the 4670K shows that the 15% reduction in Turbo clock speed basically results in a 23% performance loss to the 4670K. The Pentium G3420 actually has a higher base clock speed and costs about a third as much as the i5-4440 yet for the majority of, single and dual-core, desktop orientated tasks offers comparable performance. I don't think the i5-4440 makes much sense and would prefer either a much stronger 4770 or the weaker but much better value G3420[Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 51%Average: 63.5% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4440 averaged 36.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Integer Speed 332Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 326Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4440 is just 18.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4440 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 342Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 336Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,278 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.8 SC Int 90.4 96.9
80.6 SC Float 91.1 98.6
79.3 SC Mixed 89.1 95.4
72.2% 90.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
245 QC Int 332 367
235 QC Float 331 369
234 QC Mixed 326 359
74.8% 330 Pts
Min Avg Max
278 MC Int 341 367
278 MC Float 342 370
265 MC Mixed 336 361
51% 340 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 97.7
SC Mixed 94.6
77% 96.2 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 357
83% 364 Pts
MC Int 365
MC Float 368
MC Mixed 359
55% 364 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.7
SC Float 96.1
SC Mixed 92.6
76% 94.5 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 354
81% 355 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 356
54% 358 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96
SC Float 98.1
SC Mixed 95
77% 96.4 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 342
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 292
MC Float 257
MC Mixed 255
40% 268 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 94
SC Float 95.4
SC Mixed 91.5
75% 93.6 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 299
QC Mixed 262
66% 289 Pts
MC Int 356
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 349
52% 350 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,789,429 CPUs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $185.753 days ago.
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Typical Core i5-4440 Builds (Compare 2,868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $594

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4440 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi5-4440
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$182.00 - $187.00
Clock Speed3.1 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP84 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

Superb visuals and graphics performance...

Models: BX80646I54440, BXC80646I54440, CM8064601464800

Added 3 years ago.

Good

17 mins ago.

got it super cheap at $120, works really well


Above average

3 years ago.


Good

28 days ago.

GPU on CPU failed tenchnology, Intel have no worry about it.


Good

3 months ago.

jea


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