Average Bench: 77.8% (178th of 1305)

Based on 126,321 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]

Poor: 63%Average: 77.8% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4670K averaged 22.1% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 86.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 107Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4670K is 26.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4670K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 407Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 404Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 126,321 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.7 Memory 86.6 95.5
86.2 1-Core 107 126
166 2-Core 212 249
79% 135 Pts
Min Avg Max
272 4-Core 399 487
280 8-Core 404 490
54.8% 401 Pts
Min Avg Max
295 64-Core 407 490
27.3% 407 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 99
2-Core 197
72% 124 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 384
53% 387 Pts
64-Core 381
26% 381 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.4
1-Core 68
2-Core 132
57% 91.8 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 201
24% 183 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 1.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.3
1-Core 56.6
2-Core 101
47% 74.4 Pts
4-Core 58.8
8-Core 90.3
10% 74.6 Pts
64-Core 93.3
6% 93.3 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,982,817 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $279 @ launch in Jun '13
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Typical Core i5-4670K Builds (Compare 6,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $852

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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 7 years ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

2 months ago.

Seriously, why would you buy something that underperforms the Ryzen 5 3600 for more money?!?!?

Comment 

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

bargain but super powerful for modern games

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


Terrible

30 days ago.

9 years old and steal runing very well.

Comment  www.userbenchmark.com/...

here is the OC


Excellent

2 months ago.

I recently just built a budget PC Upgrades. So then I bought a used 4670k for only IDR900k or roughly 64.24 USD.. it performs quite great. It still can play beam.ng drive at maximum settings with 30-40fps too!


Poor

14 days ago.

Still actual with small boost. After 6 years.


Excellent

8 months ago.

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


Average

2 months ago.

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


Good

4 months ago.

Good OC at 4.2Mhz boost 5.30Mhz happy with this core overall


Excellent

12 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 years ago.

Review  www.hardwareluxx.com/...

Image  www.hardwareluxx.de/...
CPU-Z

CPU-Z

Review  www.notebookcheck.net/...

HD Graphics 4600 - Benchmarked

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GPU-Z

GPU-Z

Discussion  forums.vr-zone.com/...

Owners Thread, Lots of benchmarks

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WinRAR Benchmark

WinRAR Benchmark

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7Zip Benchmark

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Excellent

7 days ago.

No issues in 8 years, still holding against new games!


Excellent

3 years ago.

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


Excellent

3 years ago.

this cpu is excellent and more with oc


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

3 years ago.

it low for 4k


Excellent

5 years ago.

Very good performance and overclockability for a reasonable price.


Excellent

8 months ago.

Hmmmmm, a CPU a little old but so powerful for its age, if you overclock it at 4.20 GHz it becomes equal to an i5 7600k. On the other hand it’s really a shame because it’s in LGA 1150 and it only supports DDR3 but again it’s just old


Excellent

3 years ago.

It's 4 years old and still great


Very good

4 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

4 years ago.

Great price performance


Good

22 months ago.

Still a good CPU , Hun!


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