Average Bench: 81.1% (44th of 981)

Based on 35,588 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: 63%Average: 81.1% Great: 98%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4670K averaged just 18.8% 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 418Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 421Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4670K is 35%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4670K performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 428Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 430Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,588 samples)
Min Avg Max
95 SC Int 111 131
96.4 SC Float 111 131
95.5 SC Mixed 111 131
89% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
280 QC Int 418 515
303 QC Float 419 511
305 QC Mixed 421 517
95.1% 419 Pts
Min Avg Max
343 MC Int 427 517
345 MC Float 428 515
338 MC Mixed 430 519
64.2% 428 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 125
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 487
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 491
MC Mixed 489
73% 489 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 118
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 474
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 464
MC Mixed 473
70% 469 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 111
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 419
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 452
MC Float 453
MC Mixed 439
67% 448 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 103
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 418
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 420
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 416
63% 420 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 99.1
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 411
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 414
62% 414 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,886,136 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Gaming
Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,056

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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 4 years ago.

Average (edit your comment) Add link

20 days ago.

Comment 

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


Excellent

1 month 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

6 months ago.

The Best !!!


Good

4 months ago.

great rendimment


Excellent

3 months ago.

I have this CPU since 2013, and I like it a lot!


Excellent

2 months ago.

Been using it since 2013. Still waiting for a worthy succesor in its class.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Review  www.hardwareluxx.com/...

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CPU-Z

CPU-Z

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GPU-Z

GPU-Z

Discussion  forums.vr-zone.com/...

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Excellent

4 months ago.

Not high price, not bad graphics, 4 cores and no overheat problem.


Excellent

5 months ago.

this cpu is excellent and more with oc


Terrible

3 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

5 months ago.

it low for 4k


Excellent

22 months ago.

Very good performance and overclockability for a reasonable price.


Very good

18 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.


Excellent

5 months ago.

It's 4 years old and still great


Very good

17 months ago.

Great price performance


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