Average Bench: 61.8% (170th of 980)

Based on 4,614 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 61.8% 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 38.2% 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 318Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 317Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4430 is 23.6%. 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 327Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 326Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,614 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.8 SC Int 86.7 93.7
75.2 SC Float 87.8 95.6
74.1 SC Mixed 86.7 94.5
69.7% 87.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
211 QC Int 318 354
213 QC Float 319 356
206 QC Mixed 317 356
72.1% 318 Pts
Min Avg Max
243 MC Int 327 355
236 MC Float 327 357
233 MC Mixed 326 358
49% 327 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, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 92.6
SC Float 94.7
SC Mixed 93
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 342
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 341
52% 344 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 92.6
SC Mixed 91.9
73% 91.7 Pts
QC Int 342
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 339
78% 342 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 343
52% 344 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 89.1
SC Mixed 88.8
71% 88.9 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 340
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 326
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 336
50% 333 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.8
SC Float 89.3
SC Mixed 88.9
68% 85 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 336
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 337
51% 342 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.4
SC Float 82
SC Mixed 82
65% 81.1 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 315
QC Mixed 310
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 255
MC Float 242
MC Mixed 231
36% 243 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.3
SC Float 81.9
SC Mixed 74
64% 79.7 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 303
66% 294 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 350
MC Mixed 352
52% 346 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 95.5
SC Mixed 92.3
75% 93.5 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 259
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 346
MC Float 349
MC Mixed 349
52% 348 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.6
SC Float 91.6
SC Mixed 90.1
73% 91.1 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 121
QC Mixed 251
50% 221 Pts
MC Int 321
MC Float 341
MC Mixed 349
50% 337 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 20.8
SC Float 16.1
SC Mixed 27
17% 21.3 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 299
QC Mixed 284
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 317
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 330
49% 328 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4430 Builds (Compare 332 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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System: Lenovo 10120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $462

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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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