Average Bench: 73% (105th of 1100)

Based on 2,910 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 73% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 26.9% 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 104Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is 26.2%. 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 542Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 532Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,910 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.7 SC Int 104 117
85.8 SC Float 106 118
84.3 SC Mixed 106 118
84.2% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
254 QC Int 348 415
271 QC Float 356 417
265 QC Mixed 354 418
80% 353 Pts
Min Avg Max
401 MC Int 506 539
418 MC Float 542 575
413 MC Mixed 532 568
78.8% 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 109
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 376
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 552
80% 537 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 368
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 557
MC Mixed 543
81% 540 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 113
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 353
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 565
MC Mixed 554
82% 549 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 346
77% 342 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 522
MC Mixed 535
78% 518 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,459,024 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 2,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $472

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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

9 months ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


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