Average Bench: 73.3% (102nd of 1122)

Based on 480 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 56%Average: 73.3% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4690S averaged 26.6% 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 376Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 377Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4690S is 24.6%. 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 387Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 386Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 480 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.8 SC Int 102 113
85.5 SC Float 105 116
85.3 SC Mixed 103 114
82.7% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
277 QC Int 376 418
278 QC Float 379 419
269 QC Mixed 377 416
85.5% 377 Pts
Min Avg Max
313 MC Int 384 416
295 MC Float 387 419
303 MC Mixed 386 419
57.8% 386 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 112
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 404
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 401
MC Mixed 406
61% 406 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 111
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 404
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 403
61% 405 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 105
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 408
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 407
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 408
61% 406 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 102
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 102
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 399
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 404
61% 409 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 376
80% 355 Pts
MC Int 384
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 380
57% 380 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 365
86% 377 Pts
MC Int 397
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 394
59% 393 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.1
SC Float 92.6
SC Mixed 92.2
74% 93 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 296
QC Mixed 262
69% 302 Pts
MC Int 357
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 332
52% 347 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Core i5-4690S Builds (Compare 451 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: HP ProDesk 400 G1 MT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $750

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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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