Average Bench: 73.2% (105th of 1110)

Based on 3,171 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 73.2% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 26.8% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 106Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 105Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is 25.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4790S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 543Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 532Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,171 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.4 SC Int 105 117
86.6 SC Float 106 119
84.8 SC Mixed 106 118
84.7% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
264 QC Int 349 416
274 QC Float 358 420
268 QC Mixed 354 420
80.2% 354 Pts
Min Avg Max
395 MC Int 507 540
434 MC Float 543 575
414 MC Mixed 532 567
78.9% 527 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, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 448
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 636
95% 637 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 107
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 412
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 525
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 532
79% 524 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 117
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 389
QC Mixed 388
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 565
MC Mixed 530
81% 541 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 100
SC Float 99.3
SC Mixed 99.8
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 403
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 531
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 560
83% 553 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 373
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 573
MC Mixed 566
84% 558 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 108
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 365
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 557
83% 555 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 353
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 518
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 545
81% 539 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,296,913 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 2,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $473

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4790S Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi7-4790S
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$303.00 - $312.00
Clock Speed3.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4 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/DVI/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 TechYes
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

 Comments

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Excellent performance and power consumption.


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