Average Bench: 73.7% (72nd of 968)

Based on 1,658 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 64%Average: 73.7% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 26.3% 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 Floating Point Speed 108Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 106Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is just 18.7%. 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 550Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 541Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,658 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.9 SC Int 106 117
95.2 SC Float 108 119
92.2 SC Mixed 105 115
85.3% 107 Pts
Min Avg Max
294 QC Int 359 422
312 QC Float 367 428
306 QC Mixed 359 416
82% 362 Pts
Min Avg Max
451 MC Int 517 546
483 MC Float 550 574
472 MC Mixed 541 569
80.2% 536 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 105
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 436
97% 426 Pts
MC Int 571
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 559
86% 574 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 390
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 547
78% 523 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 372
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 533
MC Float 565
MC Mixed 553
82% 550 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 378
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 523
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 548
81% 543 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 109
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 361
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 563
84% 557 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 114
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 351
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 563
MC Mixed 546
82% 548 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 102
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 354
79% 347 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 520
MC Mixed 514
77% 513 Pts
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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 1,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
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

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