Average Bench: 75.3% (207th of 1288)

Based on 133,282 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000306C3, 0FABFBFF000306C3, 0F8BFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz

The Intel Core i7-4770 features Intel's most recent (Haswell) architecture. As with each of the previous "Core i" generations Intel have managed to reduce power consumption and simultaneously increase processing throughput. The i7-4770 has a locked multiplier which makes overclocking it much harder than its unlocked i7-4770K sibling. Comparing the 4770 and 4770K shows that the 4770K yields 14% higher processing throughput when overclocked and also costs 14% more. The 4770K has 4 physical cores which allow it to process four streams of instructions in parallel. General desktop computing tasks such as checking email, watching videos and surfing the web rarely require more than two cores, so for the majority of users this processor is overpowered. If you plan to encode video or compile software then this is one of the fastest reasonably priced processors available. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

Poor: 65%Average: 75.3% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4770 averaged 24.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-4770 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 84.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 105Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4770 is just 17.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4770 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 538Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 530Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 133,282 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.4 Memory 84.7 92.9
87 1-Core 105 115
164 2-Core 203 227
76.7% 131 Pts
Min Avg Max
275 4-Core 357 423
390 8-Core 530 577
57.2% 444 Pts
Min Avg Max
420 64-Core 538 580
36.1% 538 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 104
2-Core 215
79% 136 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 578
63% 487 Pts
64-Core 576
39% 576 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.8
1-Core 108
2-Core 212
77% 134 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 570
60% 470 Pts
64-Core 569
38% 569 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 104
2-Core 162
72% 117 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 555
57% 447 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $310 @ launch in Mar '13
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Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
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System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $430

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4770 Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi7-4770
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$303.00 - $312.00
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 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/DVI/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 TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
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 TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

Haswell offers superior performance...

Added 6 years ago.

Good

1 month ago.

It's very costly and not good in gaming i will.suggest i5 3470 better than this in gaming performance


Excellent

17 days ago.

Bester Stromspar Prozessor auf nem 1150er Sockel!


Excellent

1 day ago.

хороший проц нагружается не более 70% в играх 1080p с видеокартой rx 480 и записью на ReLive


Good

18 days ago.

served me well. no throttling or anything. *non-overclocked*


Excellent

1 month ago.

It is very helpfull if somone want to chek does rd2 will start on his pc


Excellent

3 months ago.

Bough a PC Pavilion 500-175el in 2014 Q1 with i7-4770, used almost everyday (as a desktop/workstation - no gaming), it still works well after almost 7 years.


Good

4 months ago.

Two-thirds-decent, one-third-good gaming CPU. Slightly outdated 4th gen cpu, but who cares about that if it performs well amirite


Good

9 months ago.

pre-build with this cpu is cheap now


Excellent

14 days ago.

Runs GTA V on Highest/Ultra and Ark: Survival Evolved on High together with a RTX2060 ventus OC and 24GB ram


Excellent

10 months ago.

I've had it for 5 years and it has worked perfectly! it can run games and stuff like rendering pretty well!


Excellent

12 months ago.

for a 2013 q1 release still a fast processor in 2020 q1.


Excellent

6 years ago.


Poor

3 months ago.

Bought it in China new, built it back up here, got Half Life Alyx to work well on this old beast.


Good

6 months ago.

Nice and still performs well. :)


Excellent

2 years ago.

Пока существует x86, этот процессор будет актуален.


Excellent

14 months ago.

A monster, despite Skylake and Kaby Lake are newer, time does not seem to move with this i7 4770, I've seen videos where it even handles a 1080 Ti without any issue. Its performance its truly remarkable and if anyone is looking for a decent gaming processor, this is the one, don't throw your money away, is either the i5 8400 or this, since this is cheaper+8 threads with decent IPC, I would get this. Capable of Ryzen 5 performance and even better sometimes.


Excellent

7 months ago.

good at 2013-15 year , today it has a ryzen 2400G performance


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

3 years ago.

old and weak


Excellent

4 years ago.

despite it IS a 3 years old CPU, It has stood the test of time admirably, I can still run the newest games with 0 problems, and even use ShadowPlay with this with a decent Nvidia card. But I am afraid that it will change anytime soon.


Good

13 months ago.

Much more powerful vs Core i5-3470 than benchmarks show, for basic everyday computing. But nearly not as much value-for-money in the used market as i5-3470. Hyperthreading at the i7 level (not i3) really improves overall experience.


Excellent

6 years ago.

I think, i am going to buy it!! :)


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