IntelBX80646I54690K
IntelBX80646I54670K

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.5GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2014.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.4GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 318,645 user samples
192,324 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 160th / 1307
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
126,321 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 63% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 1.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 63% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 180th / 1307
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
79 % +2% 77.8 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.1 Pts +1% 86.6 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts +3% 107 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
217 Pts +2% 212 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
410 Pts +3% 399 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
417 Pts +3% 404 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.8 Pts +0% 95.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts +4% 126 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
261 Pts +5% 249 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
511 Pts +5% 487 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
514 Pts +5% 490 Pts
Market Share
Based on 42,154,645 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.36 % Much higher market share.
+64%
0.22 %
Value
Value For Money
89.8 % +2% 87.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
72 % More popular.
+18%
61 %
Price
Price (score)
$175 +3% $180
Age
Newest
83 Months More recent.
+12%
94 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
88 Watts 84 Watts +5%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz +3% 3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz +3% 3.8 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
513 Pts +5% 490 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
418 Pts +3% 407 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Haswell
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 HD 4600
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'14 Q2'13
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.9 GHz 3.8 GHz
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 Up to 3.0

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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 Intel Core i5-4670K is the latest middle tier desktop processor from the fourth generation of Intel's Core range codenamed "Haswell". In terms of raw performance this processor slightly bests its predecessor the 3570K achieving approximately 10% higher server benchmark scores. In terms of real world performance the single core improvements are more relevant as more than two cores are rarely used for most typical consumer tasks and these have also improved by around 10% over the 3570K. It's not all good news though as the price increase of 14% more than offsets the performance improvements. This processor currently represents approximately the same value for money as its predecessor, the i5-3570K. [Jun '13 CPUPro]

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