Average Bench: 73.7% (95th of 1100)

Based on 399 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 56%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 26.2% 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 379Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4690S is 24.5%. 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 391Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 388Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 399 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.3 SC Int 103 113
85.9 SC Float 105 116
86.1 SC Mixed 103 114
83% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
287 QC Int 378 420
285 QC Float 382 420
277 QC Mixed 379 416
86.1% 380 Pts
Min Avg Max
317 MC Int 386 417
306 MC Float 391 421
317 MC Mixed 388 420
58.2% 388 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 111
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 111
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 408
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 401
MC Mixed 401
60% 403 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 396
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 401
60% 401 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 100
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 367
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 403
MC Mixed 411
61% 405 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 102
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 104
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 309
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 415
62% 411 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 23.5
SC Float 23.6
SC Mixed 23.5
19% 23.5 Pts
QC Int 93.2
QC Float 92.3
QC Mixed 93.4
21% 93 Pts
MC Int 93.2
MC Float 91.6
MC Mixed 94.4
14% 93.1 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 23.3
SC Float 23.8
SC Mixed 23
19% 23.4 Pts
QC Int 81.8
QC Float 79.6
QC Mixed 75.7
18% 79 Pts
MC Int 90
MC Float 93.6
MC Mixed 85.7
13% 89.8 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4690S Builds (Compare 370 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% - Above average Total price: $745

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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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