Average Bench: 73.9% (83rd of 985)

Based on 358 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 59%Average: 73.9% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4690S averaged 26.1% 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 378Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 380Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4690S is 21.8%. 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 392Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 389Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 358 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.2 SC Int 103 113
87.5 SC Float 105 116
87.9 SC Mixed 104 113
83.1% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
287 QC Int 378 420
285 QC Float 383 420
280 QC Mixed 380 415
86.2% 380 Pts
Min Avg Max
317 MC Int 387 417
309 MC Float 392 421
316 MC Mixed 389 420
58.4% 389 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 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 113
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 115
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 415
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 420
62% 414 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 416
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 417
MC Mixed 419
62% 416 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 113
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 415
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 416
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 406
61% 408 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 114
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 411
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 407
MC Mixed 417
62% 412 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 101
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 396
90% 395 Pts
MC Int 368
MC Float 364
MC Mixed 392
56% 374 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 99.9
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 100
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 374
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 411
MC Mixed 403
61% 406 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4690S Builds (Compare 314 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: 60% - Good Total price: $743

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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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