Average Bench: 80.4% (27th of 956)

Based on 22,182 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4670K CPU @ 3.40GHz

The Intel Core i5-4670K is the latest middle tier desktop processor from the fourth generation of Intel's Core range codenamed "Haswell". In terms of raw performance this processor slightly bests its predecessor the 3570K achieving approximately 10% higher server benchmark scores. In terms of real world performance the single core improvements are more relevant as more than two cores are rarely used for most typical consumer tasks and these have also improved by around 10% over the 3570K. It's not all good news though as the price increase of 14% more than offsets the performance improvements. This processor currently represents approximately the same value for money as its predecessor, the i5-3570K. [Jun '13 CPUPro]

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Poor: 65%Average: 80.4% Great: 96%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4670K averaged just 19.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-4670K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Integer Speed 423Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 416Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4670K is 31.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4670K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 434Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 427Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,182 samples)
Min Avg Max
97 SC Int 112 130
95.7 SC Float 112 131
96.3 SC Mixed 111 128
89.5% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
314 QC Int 423 514
316 QC Float 422 512
316 QC Mixed 416 504
95.4% 421 Pts
Min Avg Max
360 MC Int 434 516
361 MC Float 434 518
353 MC Mixed 427 509
64.7% 432 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 0.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 125
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 480
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 499
MC Mixed 483
74% 492 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz
SC Int 120
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 119
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 466
104% 456 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 471
72% 480 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 453
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 458
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 454
69% 458 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 438
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 437
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 439
66% 442 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,531,292 CPUs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $244.9712 hrs ago.
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4670K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi5-4670K
# 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$242.00 - $243.00
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.8 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 Frequency1.2 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)No
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

LGA1150 Socket

Amazing performance and stunning visuals with a boost...

Added 3 years ago.

Liked (edit your comment) Add link

8 hrs ago.

Comment 

Can handle any game i have on maximum settings. —Sep '14


Disliked

7 days ago.

Review  www.vortez.net/...

With Haswell a new socket is required – this will probably exasperate some, especially if they have only just moved to Intel Z77. But with this new LGA 1150 socket, there is still compatibility with LGA115X CPU coolers and of course dual DDR3 memory kits which should help lower the cost for those wanting to jump ship.

Review  www.anandtech.com/...

You get more performance and a better platform at roughly the same prices as Ivy Bridge a year ago. It’s not enough to convince folks who just bought a PC over the past year or two to upgrade again, but if you are upgrading from even a 3 year old machine the performance gains will be significant.

Comment 

Excellent performing CPU and is now coming down in price a little with the release of the i5-4690K. My only real criticism so far is that it gets extremely hot when pushed to high clock speeds.—Sep '14


Good

11 days ago.

great rendimment


Excellent

3 years ago.

Review  www.hardwareluxx.com/...

Image  www.hardwareluxx.de/...
CPU-Z

CPU-Z

Review  www.notebookcheck.net/...

HD Graphics 4600 - Benchmarked

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GPU-Z

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Discussion  forums.vr-zone.com/...

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Good

3 days ago.

The Best !!!


Poor

28 days ago.

excellent


Good

2 months ago.

good


Excellent

14 months ago.

Very good performance and overclockability for a reasonable price.


Very good

10 months ago.

Great performance for price (at time of purchase 3 years ago, now the 6600k eclipses it). Overclocking with stock cooler not recommended. Takes everything I throw at it in normal desktop use and gaming and has no problem with single player gaming, unless you plan on running multiple game servers simultaneously while playing a game on the system... Otherwise all around very good CPU.


Very good

8 months ago.

Great price performance


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