Average Bench: 62.3% (174th of 985)

Based on 5,901 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 62.3% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4430 averaged 37.6% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 319Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 320Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4430 is just 19.9%. 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 329Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,901 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.8 SC Int 87 94
78.6 SC Float 88.1 95.6
76.8 SC Mixed 87.6 94.8
70% 87.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
226 QC Int 319 356
230 QC Float 320 358
226 QC Mixed 320 358
72.4% 320 Pts
Min Avg Max
264 MC Int 328 357
267 MC Float 330 360
263 MC Mixed 329 360
49.3% 329 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, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 88.7
SC Mixed 94.1
72% 90.5 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 352
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 344
MC Mixed 355
52% 350 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.7
SC Float 91.5
SC Mixed 92.8
74% 92 Pts
QC Int 353
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 350
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 351
MC Float 344
MC Mixed 352
52% 349 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.4
SC Float 94.3
SC Mixed 93
73% 91.6 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 347
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 354
MC Mixed 356
53% 353 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 84.7
SC Mixed 83.5
67% 84.2 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 336
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 339
MC Float 334
MC Mixed 333
50% 335 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.8
SC Float 86.1
SC Mixed 85.8
68% 85.6 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 321
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 315
MC Float 308
MC Mixed 309
47% 311 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 85.7
SC Mixed 89.3
70% 87.9 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 284
QC Mixed 285
64% 280 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 319
MC Mixed 321
49% 326 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,454,801 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-4430 Builds (Compare 432 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
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System: Lenovo 10120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $386

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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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