Average Bench: 78.2% (81st of 1146)

Based on 66,679 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4670K CPU @ 3.40GHz

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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Poor: 60%Average: 78.2% Great: 94%
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4670K averaged 21.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-4670K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Integer Speed 410Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 405Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4670K is 34.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4670K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 413Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 412Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 66,679 samples)
Min Avg Max
92.7 SC Int 110 129
86.2 SC Float 109 127
88.2 SC Mixed 108 128
87.2% 109 Pts
Min Avg Max
285 QC Int 410 502
289 QC Float 404 495
287 QC Mixed 405 497
92.2% 406 Pts
Min Avg Max
322 MC Int 419 508
324 MC Float 413 496
306 MC Mixed 412 498
62.2% 415 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 475
QC Mixed 484
110% 483 Pts
MC Int 491
MC Float 479
MC Mixed 478
72% 483 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 127
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 441
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 501
MC Mixed 505
74% 495 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 116
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 419
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 458
MC Float 447
MC Mixed 449
68% 451 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 101
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 102
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 372
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 390
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 381
59% 393 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91
SC Float 61.7
SC Mixed 93
66% 81.9 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 331
75% 332 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 326
MC Mixed 312
49% 326 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,959,118 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $279 @ launch in Jun '13
NeweggUS $27016 months
AmazonUS $42021 mins
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Typical Core i5-4670K Builds (Compare 9,021 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $970

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4670K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi5-4670K
# 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$242.00 - $243.00
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.8 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 Frequency1.2 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)No
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

 Comments

LGA1150 Socket

Amazing performance and stunning visuals with a boost...

Added 5 years ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

17 days ago.

its ok but not for multitasking

Comment 

Can handle any game i have on maximum settings. —Sep '14


Excellent

16 hrs ago.

Served me well for 8 years

Review  www.vortez.net/...

With Haswell a new socket is required – this will probably exasperate some, especially if they have only just moved to Intel Z77. But with this new LGA 1150 socket, there is still compatibility with LGA115X CPU coolers and of course dual DDR3 memory kits which should help lower the cost for those wanting to jump ship.

Review  www.anandtech.com/...

You get more performance and a better platform at roughly the same prices as Ivy Bridge a year ago. It’s not enough to convince folks who just bought a PC over the past year or two to upgrade again, but if you are upgrading from even a 3 year old machine the performance gains will be significant.

Comment 

Excellent performing CPU and is now coming down in price a little with the release of the i5-4690K. My only real criticism so far is that it gets extremely hot when pushed to high clock speeds.—Sep '14


Excellent

1 day ago.

old but still very efficient cpu for gaming. Actually coupled with RX480 and able to play 1440p games at 60 fps.


Excellent

10 months ago.

I have this CPU since 2013, and I like it a lot!


Excellent

2 months ago.

Been using it since 2013. Still waiting for a worthy succesor in its class.


Good

11 months ago.

i can tell that this is a great chip with not that bad at all in hardcore gaming! all in high settings with no lagg at all! Oc to 4.4Ghz for the best pref and it goes stabile wíth some good temps aswell 70^c +-


Excellent

1 month ago.

Bought this thing over 4 years ago, still going strong and it's core unlocked.


Excellent

5 years ago.

Review  www.hardwareluxx.com/...

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CPU-Z

CPU-Z

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HD Graphics 4600 - Benchmarked

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GPU-Z

GPU-Z

Discussion  forums.vr-zone.com/...

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Excellent

10 months ago.

Not high price, not bad graphics, 4 cores and no overheat problem.


Excellent

3 months ago.

rooonny


Excellent

19 months ago.

this cpu is excellent and more with oc


Terrible

17 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

18 months ago.

it low for 4k


Excellent

2 years ago.

Very good performance and overclockability for a reasonable price.


Excellent

18 months ago.

It's 4 years old and still great


Very good

2 years ago.

Great performance for price (at time of purchase 3 years ago, now the 6600k eclipses it). Overclocking with stock cooler not recommended. Takes everything I throw at it in normal desktop use and gaming and has no problem with single player gaming, unless you plan on running multiple game servers simultaneously while playing a game on the system... Otherwise all around very good CPU.


Very good

2 years ago.

Great price performance


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