Average Bench: 73.5% (64th of 956)

Based on 1,234 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 63%Average: 73.5% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 26.4% 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 105Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is just 18.5%. 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 552Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 543Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,234 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.5 SC Int 105 117
94.5 SC Float 108 119
91.7 SC Mixed 105 116
84.8% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
286 QC Int 354 416
310 QC Float 366 423
298 QC Mixed 358 414
81.4% 359 Pts
Min Avg Max
456 MC Int 514 540
492 MC Float 552 573
484 MC Mixed 543 567
80.3% 536 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 113
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 412
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 562
83% 555 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 107
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 384
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 566
MC Mixed 561
83% 554 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 365
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 565
84% 560 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 375
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 525
MC Float 556
MC Mixed 549
81% 543 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 105
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 364
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 559
MC Mixed 556
82% 547 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 361
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 518
MC Float 555
MC Mixed 537
80% 536 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 98.7
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 358
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 546
80% 537 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 325
79% 346 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 524
78% 521 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 101
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 326
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 553
MC Mixed 536
79% 530 Pts
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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 1,252 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

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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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