Average Bench: 73.7% (97th of 1110)

Based on 434 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 73.7% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4690S averaged 26.3% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 377Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 379Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4690S is 23.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4690S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 390Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 388Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 434 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.2 SC Int 103 113
85.8 SC Float 105 116
87.5 SC Mixed 103 114
82.9% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
287 QC Int 377 420
285 QC Float 381 421
278 QC Mixed 379 416
86% 379 Pts
Min Avg Max
314 MC Int 385 417
303 MC Float 390 421
307 MC Mixed 388 420
58.1% 388 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 459
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 462
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 466
69% 462 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 113
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 419
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 407
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 416
61% 409 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 113
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 412
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 411
62% 412 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 115
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 406
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 416
MC Mixed 417
62% 415 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 412
94% 412 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 412
62% 410 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 398
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 399
MC Mixed 415
60% 400 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 103
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 389
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 374
MC Float 387
MC Mixed 388
57% 383 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.2
SC Float 96.3
SC Mixed 97.4
78% 97.3 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 330
QC Mixed 347
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 363
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 380
55% 366 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4690S Builds (Compare 405 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: HP ProDesk 400 G1 MT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $759

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4690S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi5-4690S
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$213.00 - $224.00
Clock Speed3.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/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 TechNo
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

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