Average Bench: 73.1% (106th of 1122)

Based on 3,590 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 60%Average: 73.1% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
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

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

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is 23%. 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 547Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 538Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,590 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.3 SC Int 106 117
87.3 SC Float 106 118
86.2 SC Mixed 106 118
84.7% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
285 QC Int 349 415
292 QC Float 358 418
283 QC Mixed 354 418
80.1% 353 Pts
Min Avg Max
439 MC Int 512 542
464 MC Float 547 577
463 MC Mixed 538 568
79.7% 532 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, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 112
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 400
90% 395 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 566
MC Mixed 557
82% 551 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 114
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 404
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 420
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 411
62% 411 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 91.9
SC Mixed 107
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 348
QC Mixed 354
80% 355 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 536
MC Mixed 519
77% 513 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 101
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 356
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 552
82% 545 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 348
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 517
MC Float 541
MC Mixed 558
81% 539 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 98.9
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 329
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 531
78% 525 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.2
SC Float 81.9
SC Mixed 89.9
69% 86.3 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 317
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 534
MC Mixed 510
77% 512 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 102
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 302
70% 307 Pts
MC Int 403
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 392
61% 405 Pts
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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 2,958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

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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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