Average Bench: 73.5% (82nd of 980)

Based on 1,884 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 64%Average: 73.5% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 26.5% 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%. 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 546Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 538Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,884 samples)
Min Avg Max
92 SC Int 106 117
95.6 SC Float 108 119
92.7 SC Mixed 105 116
85.1% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
294 QC Int 357 420
313 QC Float 365 424
306 QC Mixed 358 413
81.6% 360 Pts
Min Avg Max
451 MC Int 513 543
486 MC Float 546 574
468 MC Mixed 538 572
79.7% 532 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 120
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 412
94% 412 Pts
MC Int 591
MC Float 633
MC Mixed 619
92% 614 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 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 419
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 564
83% 557 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 405
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 573
MC Mixed 561
84% 557 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 110
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 385
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 559
MC Mixed 552
81% 544 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 393
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 565
MC Mixed 560
83% 553 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 109
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 378
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 569
MC Mixed 535
82% 546 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 365
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 551
MC Mixed 545
81% 539 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 101
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 348
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 560
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 102
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 330
76% 333 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 547
MC Mixed 541
80% 534 Pts
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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 1,357 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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