Average Bench: 73.4% (67th of 961)

Based on 1,430 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 63%Average: 73.4% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 26.6% 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
Single Core Floating Point Speed 108Pts

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 552Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 544Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,430 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.6 SC Int 106 117
94.4 SC Float 108 119
91.5 SC Mixed 105 115
84.9% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
294 QC Int 356 421
310 QC Float 365 425
298 QC Mixed 357 414
81.5% 360 Pts
Min Avg Max
463 MC Int 519 541
489 MC Float 552 573
481 MC Mixed 544 568
80.6% 539 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 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 116
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 462
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 588
MC Float 609
MC Mixed 606
90% 601 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 375
87% 386 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 563
83% 556 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 101
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 378
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 536
79% 526 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 349
QC Mixed 347
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 566
MC Mixed 559
83% 553 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 101
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 349
QC Mixed 345
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 528
MC Float 563
MC Mixed 527
81% 539 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 324
76% 333 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 503
77% 516 Pts
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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 1,453 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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $464

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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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