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 365,422 user samples
229,652 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% Base clock 3.5 GHz
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 188th / 1335
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
135,770 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 6.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 56% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 56% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 222nd / 1335
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
78.5 % +3% 76.2 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.1 Pts +2% 85.6 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts +3% 105 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts +4% 206 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
404 Pts +5% 386 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
409 Pts +4% 395 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.9 Pts 96 Pts +0%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts +4% 124 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
258 Pts +5% 246 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
499 Pts +4% 478 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
502 Pts +5% 480 Pts
Market Share
Based on 49,651,744 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.3 % Much higher market share.
+58%
0.19 %
Value
Value For Money
90.7 % Better value.
+12%
81.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
72 % More popular.
+18%
61 %
Price
Price (score)
$165 Cheaper.
+26%
$222
Age
Newest
92 Months More recent.
+11%
103 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
503 Pts +5% 481 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
410 Pts +4% 396 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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