Average Bench: 78.7% (42nd of 967)

Based on 35,188 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: 67%Average: 78.7% Great: 92%
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4770K averaged 21.3% 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 556Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 112Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4770K is 24.4%. 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 590Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 583Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,188 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.9 SC Int 112 129
96.7 SC Float 113 130
96.6 SC Mixed 110 127
89.5% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
306 QC Int 385 472
324 QC Float 394 477
319 QC Mixed 386 462
88% 388 Pts
Min Avg Max
473 MC Int 556 649
505 MC Float 590 687
495 MC Mixed 583 679
86.3% 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, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 133
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 131
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 527
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 513
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 533
MC Mixed 519
79% 527 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 430
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 577
MC Float 612
MC Mixed 607
90% 599 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 107
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 383
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 576
MC Mixed 571
84% 559 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 358
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 551
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 576
85% 571 Pts
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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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13 days ago.

Comment 

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


Poor

1 month ago.

SPEEEEEEEEED!


Disliked

2 months 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


Good

1 month ago.

Love it! It's covered in blood.


Excellent

4 days ago.

cool


Outstanding

4 years ago.

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CPU-Z

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HD Graphics 4600 - Benchmarked

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GPU-Z (HD 4600)

GPU-Z (HD 4600)

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Disliked

2 months 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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