Average Bench: 77.8% (41st of 961)

Based on 23,988 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: 58%Average: 77.8% Great: 94%
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4670K averaged 22.1% 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 407Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 402Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4670K is 35.6%. 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 420Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 413Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,988 samples)
Min Avg Max
91 SC Int 110 129
91.8 SC Float 110 128
89.4 SC Mixed 108 127
87.3% 109 Pts
Min Avg Max
285 QC Int 407 501
284 QC Float 408 502
278 QC Mixed 402 493
92% 406 Pts
Min Avg Max
315 MC Int 419 505
327 MC Float 420 512
312 MC Mixed 413 496
62.6% 417 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 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 492
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 469
110% 483 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 445
69% 461 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 93.7
SC Mixed 99.4
78% 97.4 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 378
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 387
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 372
58% 384 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.4
SC Float 98.5
SC Mixed 97.8
79% 98.2 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 345
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 359
51% 342 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 93.6
79% 99.1 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 339
69% 306 Pts
MC Int 373
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 375
57% 380 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,099,147 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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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.

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1 day ago.

Comment 

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


Liked

3 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

4 days ago.

great rendimment


Excellent

4 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

GPU-Z

Discussion  forums.vr-zone.com/...

Owners Thread, Lots of benchmarks

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Poor

7 hrs ago.

The Best !!!


Excellent

15 months ago.

Very good performance and overclockability for a reasonable price.


Very good

11 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

10 months ago.

Great price performance


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