Average Bench: 81.7% (30th of 969)

Based on 4,161 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306E4, 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: 81.7% Great: 98%
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4930K averaged just 18.3% 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 782Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 800Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4930K is 29.2%. 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 Floating Point Speed 102Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 100Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,161 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.1 SC Int 100 122
84.3 SC Float 102 124
85.4 SC Mixed 102 123
81% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
316 QC Int 400 483
321 QC Float 406 487
321 QC Mixed 402 485
91.3% 403 Pts
Min Avg Max
667 MC Int 782 924
681 MC Float 788 928
683 MC Mixed 800 942
118% 790 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 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 119
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 461
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 905
MC Float 907
MC Mixed 921
137% 911 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 410
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 856
MC Float 854
MC Mixed 870
129% 860 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.2
SC Float 94.3
SC Mixed 93.5
75% 93.7 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 316
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 714
MC Float 714
MC Mixed 728
108% 719 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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29 days ago.

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


Excellent

7 days ago.

очень хороший проц


Excellent

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

3 years ago.


Excellent

3 years ago.

One of the best priced Intel 2011 socket CPUs


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