IntelBX80646I54690K
AMDYD1600BBAEBOX
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 473,977 user samples
200,026 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 130th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
273,951 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 271st / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
80.1 % Faster effective speed.
+12%
71.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
88.8 Pts Lower memory latency.
+21%
73.2 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+11%
99.8 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
220 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+13%
195 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
413 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+10%
375 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
418 Pts 630 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+51%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.5 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+19%
80.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
132 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
112 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
262 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+17%
223 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
516 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+16%
443 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
517 Pts 729 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+41%
Market Share
Based on 36,107,039 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.55 % 0.75 % Much higher market share.
+36%
Value
Value For Money
89 % Better value.
+11%
80.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
119 % 129 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Price
Price (score)
$190 $180 Slightly cheaper.
+5%
Age
Newest
78 Months 43 Months Much more recent.
+45%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
88 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+26%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
3.6 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
519 Pts 951 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+83%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
421 Pts 827 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+96%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 None
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The Intel Core i5-4690K is the latest incremental upgrade to Intel's unlocked mid-range quad core family of processors. The 4690K replaces the 4670K. Comparing the 4690K and 4670K shows that little has changed. The two chips share identical architecture; in fact the only difference between them is a 100 MHz bump to both the base and turbo clocks. The 100 MHz bump translates to an insignificant 2.9% performance increase. In terms of outright performance the 4690K has an effective speed of 103 which thanks to its superb single and dual core performance, is 12% stronger than the average of the group leaders. Overall the 4690K brings nothing new to the table so owners of previous flagship i5's will gain little by upgrading but as a new purchase the 4690K is a strong contender for both power users and high end gamers. [Jul '14 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 1600 is one of four new Ryzen 5 processors released this month. Based on the AMD Zen architecture, which is comparable to Intel in terms of IPC, the Ryzen 5 1600 has six cores which is more than the vast majority of games are able to use (most games cannot use more than four cores). Ryzen 5 CPUs offer gamers better value for money than the eight core Ryzen 7 models released last month. With six cores the 1600 is approximately 75% better at multi-threaded tasks than Intel's quad core i5 flagship – the similarly priced i5-7600K, the 1600 however, has 25% lower single and 33% lower quad core scores. The 1600 has stock base/boost clock speeds of 3.2/3.6 GHz and its price tag of $219 includes a cooler. Assuming a modest overclock of 10% brings the 1600 within striking range of the 1600X which is the Ryzen 5 flagship. The 1600X sports stock base/boost clocks of 3.6/4.0 GHz but costs $30 more than the 1600 and ships without a cooler included in the box. The Ryzen 5 1600 is the best value for money six core CPU we have seen to date. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 2020 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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