Intel
IntelBX80646I54460
  

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.53 GHz, Lynnfield.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.2GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 215,584 user samples
6,045 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 54% Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 54% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 405th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
209,539 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 54% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 54% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 314th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
65.6 % 70.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
88.7 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+6%
84 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
68.1 Pts 92 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+35%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts 180 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+37%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
235 Pts 333 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+42%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
329 Pts 339 Pts +3%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.5 Pts +4% 92.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
93.2 Pts 99.5 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
184 Pts 195 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+6%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
339 Pts 375 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+11%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
469 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+25%
374 Pts
Market Share
Based on 44,090,960 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.5 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,400%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 57 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Age
Newest
86+ Months 85 Months +1%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
472 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+25%
378 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
333 Pts 341 Pts +2%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'09 Q2'14
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography
Lithography
45 nm 22 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$230.00 $182.00 - $187.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
2.93 GHz 3.4 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
2.5 GT/s DMI 5 GT/s DMI2
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 800/1066/1333 DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
Yes No
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
No Yes
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
1.0 2.0
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 Up to 3.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8, 4x4 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

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The Intel Core i5-4460 is a slightly upgraded version of Intel's 2013 Haswell i5-4440. Comparing the i5-4460 and i5-4440 shows that the only change is an increase in both base and turbo frequencies from 3.4 to 3.5 GHz. In terms of effective speed the 4460 is exactly on a par with the average of the top ten user rated CPUs, not a bad result for an i5. Thanks to its four cores the 4460 is can easily deal with the vast majority of desktop computing (email, web browsing, word processing etc.). In fact this model is probably overpowered for the majority of users. Most users wont require the multi-core capabilities that the 4460 offers and will do better to choose a lower powered and cheaper CPU. [Jun '14 CPUPro]

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