Average Bench: 77.2% (188th of 1316)

Based on 130,169 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: 59%Average: 77.2% Great: 88%
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4670K averaged 22.7% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 86.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 106Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4670K is 28.5%. 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 401Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 398Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 130,169 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.3 Memory 86.2 95.3
82.1 1-Core 106 124
148 2-Core 209 245
78.3% 134 Pts
Min Avg Max
246 4-Core 395 482
266 8-Core 398 479
54.1% 396 Pts
Min Avg Max
280 64-Core 401 483
26.9% 401 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.5
1-Core 134
2-Core 268
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 533
8-Core 536
73% 535 Pts
64-Core 537
36% 537 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.6
1-Core 121
2-Core 224
86% 146 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 401
57% 416 Pts
64-Core 443
30% 443 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.6
1-Core 105
2-Core 216
81% 138 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 416
56% 409 Pts
64-Core 406
27% 406 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 109
2-Core 209
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 419
55% 405 Pts
64-Core 420
28% 420 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.6
1-Core 111
2-Core 210
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 384
55% 398 Pts
64-Core 405
27% 405 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,127,779 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $279 @ launch in Jun '13
AmazonUS $40026 days
EbayUS $6007 mins
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Typical Core i5-4670K Builds (Compare 6,546 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,152

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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 8 years ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

1 month 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.

runs everything well, works great overall

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

3 months ago.

9 years old and steal runing very well.

Comment  www.userbenchmark.com/...

here is the OC


Excellent

4 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

2 months ago.

Still actual with small boost. After 6 years.


Excellent

10 months ago.

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


Average

4 months ago.

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


Good

6 months ago.

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


Poor

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

8 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

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7Zip Benchmark

7Zip Benchmark


Excellent

2 months 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

10 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

2 years ago.

Still a good CPU , Hun!


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