Average Bench: 78.5% (38th of 961)

Based on 31,944 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770K CPU @ 3.50GHz

The Core i7-4770K is Intel's fourth generation (codename Haswell) flagship processor in the hugely successful Core range. It's not surprising that the 4770K sets a new Real World Performance index record, besting its predecessor by just over 9%. The 4770K also tops out in the remainder of our benchmarks setting new highs of 10020 and 2164 in the PassMark and PassMark Single Thread tests which equates to roughly an 8% overall performance increase over the 3770K. With a TDP of 84 watts, power consumption has increased slightly over the 3770K. The new Core i7-4770K demonstrates around an 8% performance increase over its predecessor the 3770K but it costs 12% more. As a result, at least until prices drop, this processor represents marginally worse value for money than the 3770K. [Jun '13 CPUPro]

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Poor: 66%Average: 78.5% Great: 93%
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4770K averaged 21.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-4770K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 555Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 112Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4770K is 26.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4770K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 589Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 582Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,944 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.1 SC Int 112 130
97.2 SC Float 113 132
96.5 SC Mixed 110 128
89.5% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
307 QC Int 384 471
325 QC Float 393 482
313 QC Mixed 384 467
87.7% 387 Pts
Min Avg Max
477 MC Int 555 653
504 MC Float 589 694
493 MC Mixed 582 685
86.2% 576 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 408
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 666
MC Mixed 660
98% 652 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 129
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 125
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 380
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 639
MC Mixed 614
90% 605 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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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4770K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi7-4770K
# 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$339.00 - $350.00
Clock Speed3.5 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 Frequency1.25 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)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

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Added 4 years ago.

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22 hrs ago.

Comment 

Can't complain, good bang for the buck, particularly great at single-threaded programs—Sep '14


Poor

35 mins ago.

SPEEEEEEEEED!


Good

14 hrs ago.

Love it! It's covered in blood.


Disliked

17 days ago.

Comment 

Excellent OC capabilities, speed even on stock clocks and overall performance. Runs a bit too hot however and needs powerful cooling solutions to cope with the high heat generated by the overvolts —Dec '14


Outstanding

4 years ago.

Review  www.hardwareluxx.com/...

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CPU-Z

Review  www.notebookcheck.net/...

HD Graphics 4600 - Benchmarked

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GPU-Z (HD 4600)

GPU-Z (HD 4600)

Review  www.silentpcreview.com/...


Disliked

23 days ago.

Comment 

Very fast CPU. Combined with the right GPU and enough RAM = POWER—Dec '14


Average

4 years ago.

Review  www.tomshardware.com/...

The Core i7-4770K, specifically, is a bit faster than the -3770K it replaces—but only because of IPC improvements. It runs at the same 3.5 GHz and sports the same four cores otherwise. HD Graphics 4600 are a small step up, but not significant enough to overtake AMD’s $130 A10-5800K APU in any meaningful way.

Review  hexus.net/...

As it stands, there aren't a great number of reasons for desktop users with Sandy Bridge or Ivy Bridge platforms to rush out and upgrade - indeed, if you're a gamer with a discrete card, you're unlikely to see a major framerate differential between any of the three generations, and you may find less overclocking headroom.


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