Average Bench: 72.2% (107th of 1117)

Based on 43,096 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000306C3, 0FABFBFF000306C3, 0F8BFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz

The Intel Core i7-4770 features Intel's most recent (Haswell) architecture. As with each of the previous "Core i" generations Intel have managed to reduce power consumption and simultaneously increase processing throughput. The i7-4770 has a locked multiplier which makes overclocking it much harder than its unlocked i7-4770K sibling. Comparing the 4770 and 4770K shows that the 4770K yields 14% higher processing throughput when overclocked and also costs 14% more. The 4770K has 4 physical cores which allow it to process four streams of instructions in parallel. General desktop computing tasks such as checking email, watching videos and surfing the web rarely require more than two cores, so for the majority of users this processor is overpowered. If you plan to encode video or compile software then this is one of the fastest reasonably priced processors available. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 60%Average: 72.2% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4770 averaged 27.8% 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

Multi Core Integer Speed 517Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 104Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4770 is 22.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4770 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 553Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 354Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,096 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.5 SC Int 104 114
81.4 SC Float 104 115
84.3 SC Mixed 103 114
82.9% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
268 QC Int 348 423
284 QC Float 354 420
280 QC Mixed 350 419
79.5% 351 Pts
Min Avg Max
429 MC Int 517 550
448 MC Float 553 589
448 MC Mixed 543 580
80.5% 537 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, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 115
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 409
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 549
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 577
85% 571 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 413
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 584
MC Mixed 563
84% 563 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 380
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 525
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 550
82% 549 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 110
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 332
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 578
MC Mixed 566
84% 562 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,795,562 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $310 @ launch in Mar '13
BHPhotoUS $3052 years
OutletPCUS $34617 months
AmazonUS $4005 hrs
EbayUS $4905 hrs
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Typical Core i7-4770 Builds (Compare 5,363 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $486

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4770 Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi7-4770
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$303.00 - $312.00
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 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/DVI/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 TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
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 TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

Haswell offers superior performance...

Added 4 years ago.

Excellent

7 days ago.

хороший проц нагружается не более 70% в играх 1080p с видеокартой rx 480 и записью на ReLive


Terrible

2 months ago.

served me well. no throttling or anything. *non-overclocked*


Good

3 months ago.

Top d+ aguenta um tranco do krl


Excellent

4 months ago.

Better effective speed = Better


Excellent

4 years ago.


Excellent

3 months ago.

A monster, despite Skylake and Kaby Lake are newer, time does not seem to move with this i7 4770, I've seen videos where it even handles a 1080 Ti without any issue. Its performance its truly remarkable and if anyone is looking for a decent gaming processor, this is the one, don't throw your money away, is either the i5 8400 or this, since this is cheaper+8 threads with decent IPC, I would get this. Capable of Ryzen 5 performance and even better sometimes.


Terrible

9 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

11 months ago.

old and weak


Excellent

22 months ago.

despite it IS a 3 years old CPU, It has stood the test of time admirably, I can still run the newest games with 0 problems, and even use ShadowPlay with this with a decent Nvidia card. But I am afraid that it will change anytime soon.


Excellent

4 years ago.

I think, i am going to buy it!! :)


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