Average Bench: 62.4% (205th of 1110)

Based on 6,403 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 62.4% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4430 averaged 37.5% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 319Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 321Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4430 is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4430 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 330Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 331Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,403 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.4 SC Int 86.4 93.7
72.9 SC Float 87.7 95.3
73.1 SC Mixed 87.1 94.8
69.7% 87.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
231 QC Int 319 354
234 QC Float 321 355
234 QC Mixed 321 356
72.6% 320 Pts
Min Avg Max
259 MC Int 329 355
268 MC Float 330 357
265 MC Mixed 331 360
49.5% 330 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, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 93
SC Float 94.5
SC Mixed 91.8
74% 93.1 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 368
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 366
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 377
56% 373 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.8
SC Float 94.5
SC Mixed 93.4
75% 93.9 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 356
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 353
53% 355 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 94.6
SC Mixed 94
75% 93.8 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 353
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 354
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 335
52% 348 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92
SC Float 93.2
SC Mixed 92.5
74% 92.6 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 348
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 325
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 318
46% 308 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 84.8
SC Float 90.1
SC Mixed 87.9
70% 87.6 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 348
QC Mixed 348
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 343
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 350
52% 346 Pts
LGA1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 90.9
SC Mixed 89.5
72% 89.7 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 340
74% 324 Pts
MC Int 327
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 315
48% 319 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.6
SC Float 87.8
SC Mixed 86.7
70% 87 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 336
75% 333 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 331
MC Mixed 336
50% 335 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.4
SC Float 86
SC Mixed 85.8
69% 85.7 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 271
QC Mixed 256
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 314
MC Float 306
MC Mixed 297
46% 306 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.7
SC Float 76
SC Mixed 81.7
63% 78.8 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 212
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 255
MC Mixed 247
38% 254 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4430 Builds (Compare 6,452 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $581

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4430 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi5-4430
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$182.00 - $187.00
Clock Speed3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP84 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 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 TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
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 TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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