Average Bench: 64.3% (143rd of 967)

more Based on 37,099 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 1FABFBFF000306C3, 00004E414C206472, 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000306C3 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz

The Intel Core i5-4460 is a slightly upgraded version of Intel's 2013 Haswell i5-4440. Comparing the i5-4460 and i5-4440 shows that the only change is an increase in both base and turbo frequencies from 3.4 to 3.5 GHz. In terms of effective speed the 4460 is exactly on a par with the average of the top ten user rated CPUs, not a bad result for an i5. Thanks to its four cores the 4460 is can easily deal with the vast majority of desktop computing (email, web browsing, word processing etc.). In fact this model is probably overpowered for the majority of users. Most users wont require the multi-core capabilities that the 4460 offers and will do better to choose a lower powered and cheaper CPU. [Jun '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 49%Average: 64.3% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4460 averaged 35.7% 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 336Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 337Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4460 is 22.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4460 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 347Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 340Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,099 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.4 SC Int 91.4 99.3
81.9 SC Float 92.7 101
79.2 SC Mixed 90.3 98
73.2% 91.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
226 QC Int 336 377
227 QC Float 337 382
222 QC Mixed 330 370
75.9% 335 Pts
Min Avg Max
268 MC Int 346 378
267 MC Float 347 383
253 MC Mixed 340 372
51.7% 344 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 97.7
80% 99.6 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 369
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 377
MC Float 378
MC Mixed 364
56% 373 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.8
SC Float 96.2
SC Mixed 92.7
76% 94.6 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 361
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 372
MC Mixed 356
55% 366 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.9
SC Float 94.4
SC Mixed 95.5
76% 95.6 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 343
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 351
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 357
53% 352 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.7
SC Float 94.3
SC Mixed 91.1
74% 92.7 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 335
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 350
54% 359 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66
SC Float 55.2
SC Mixed 55.7
47% 59 Pts
QC Int 155
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 206
44% 194 Pts
MC Int 217
MC Float 244
MC Mixed 259
36% 240 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4460 Builds (Compare 1,982 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Dell Inspiron 3847

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4460 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi5-4460
# 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 Speed3.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 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

Haswell refreshed...

Added 3 years ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

13 days ago.

Kick-ass CPU for the money


Good

16 days ago.

Beautiful cpu, powerful and good value for money


Liked

6 days ago.

Comment 

For the price, it offers perfect performance. I can play Watch Dogs on Ultra settings and all to max at full HD.—Nov '14


Poor

1 month ago.

Actually it is pretty good processor. I can play some cpu intensive game comfortably, and of course low cost. But the low clock will be major disadvantages. when you running unoptimized app that using mostly 2 cores.


Above average

3 years ago.


Good

2 months ago.

Have one and its not bad at all would want more but this will do just fine ^^


Good

1 month ago.

best tempreture


Poor

5 days ago.

it low for 4k


Good

11 months ago.

Been using this CPU for a year and I have a Stock intel cooler on it. Hottest it has gotten under full load with photo rendering and Video Rendering is 65c (149f) after 3 hour on 100% load with my room at 75f. I also game and i play csgo to mmo's to single player rpgs. I have had 0 problem with the CPU and having trouble replacing it because i got it so cheap and it performs so well. I love this little guy. may he rest in peace when i kill it or retire it to my NAS computer.


Excellent

12 months ago.

Solid CPU. No complaints.


Good

2 months ago.

75% lock to 3,4ghz


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