Average Bench: 81.3% (41st of 980)

more Based on 4,768 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306E4, , 1FABFBFF000306E4, 4000000000010000, 0000000000000000, 00000000BC80E000, 00000000BC29C000, 00000000DC89F000, 00000000BC89F000, 1F8BFBFF000306E4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4930K CPU @ 3.40GHz

The Intel i7-4930K has six cores rather the standard four. The additional two cores improve multi-core throughput by 50% but leave single and dual-core speeds unchanged. Comparing the 4930K to the 3930K, its predecessor, shows that little has changed in terms of performance. At peak performance when both processors are overclocked the 4930K leads by around 7%. As well superb multi-core performance, both processors also have very strong single and dual core performance. The main downside to the 4930K is the fact that it still runs on the same FCLGA2011 platform as its predecessor, as a result purchasing it would effectively mean buying into a technology that is over three years old. In most cases, it would probably make sense to wait for a Haswell based hexacore. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 68%Average: 81.3% Great: 98%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4930K averaged just 18.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-4930K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 780Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 797Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4930K is 30.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4930K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 99.6Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 102Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,768 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.8 SC Int 99.6 122
82.2 SC Float 102 124
80.8 SC Mixed 101 123
80.5% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
306 QC Int 396 482
315 QC Float 404 489
314 QC Mixed 401 486
90.8% 400 Pts
Min Avg Max
644 MC Int 780 939
662 MC Float 786 943
677 MC Mixed 797 956
118% 788 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 114
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 436
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 859
MC Float 869
MC Mixed 873
130% 867 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 418
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 821
MC Float 819
MC Mixed 832
124% 824 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.6
SC Float 95
SC Mixed 89.3
73% 91.6 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 416
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 729
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 812
117% 782 Pts
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4930K Processor (12M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge E
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi7-4930K
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2, AVX, AES
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1333/1600/1866
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth59.7 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes40

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

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
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Smart Response TechYes

Package

Package Size52.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration1

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Intel 3rd Generation Core i7...

Models: BX80633I74930K CM8063301292702

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19 days ago.

This CPU is what it is advertised to do. 7 months old and it has yet to stutter.


Excellent

2 months ago.

очень хороший проц


Excellent

3 months ago.

Ich hve oc the 4930k up to 4,45 ghz and it runs perfectly! Im happy about that :-)


Excellent

3 years ago.


Terrible

25 days ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

3 years ago.

One of the best priced Intel 2011 socket CPUs


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