Average Bench: 74.3% (75th of 981)

Based on 2,625 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 63%Average: 74.3% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 25.7% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 106Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 108Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is 20.4%. 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 548Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 538Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,625 samples)
Min Avg Max
92 SC Int 106 117
93.6 SC Float 108 119
93.1 SC Mixed 107 118
85.7% 107 Pts
Min Avg Max
294 QC Int 355 417
306 QC Float 364 420
296 QC Mixed 361 420
81.6% 360 Pts
Min Avg Max
418 MC Int 512 539
491 MC Float 548 575
467 MC Mixed 538 567
79.8% 533 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 117
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 117
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 398
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 591
MC Float 632
MC Mixed 624
92% 616 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 374
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 528
MC Float 566
MC Mixed 551
82% 548 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 362
82% 359 Pts
MC Int 521
MC Float 575
MC Mixed 536
81% 544 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 352
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 525
79% 527 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,895,074 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 1,875 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $463

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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

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6 months ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


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