Average Bench: 76.5% (181st of 1264)

Based on 122,596 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: 67%Average: 76.5% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4770 averaged 23.4% 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 86.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 107Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4770 is just 17.1%. 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 543Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 537Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 122,596 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.1 Memory 86.1 94
89.7 1-Core 107 115
167 2-Core 206 229
78% 133 Pts
Min Avg Max
292 4-Core 363 423
412 8-Core 537 577
57.9% 450 Pts
Min Avg Max
428 64-Core 543 580
36.4% 543 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
Memory 92.8
1-Core 114
2-Core 222
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 566
64% 491 Pts
64-Core 578
39% 578 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 93
1-Core 116
2-Core 218
84% 142 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 572
61% 475 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 94
1-Core 114
2-Core 210
83% 140 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 508
56% 434 Pts
64-Core 564
38% 564 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 113
2-Core 221
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 564
59% 460 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.8
1-Core 103
2-Core 186
76% 126 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 476
54% 415 Pts
64-Core 529
36% 529 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,183,282 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $310 @ launch in Mar '13
BHPhotoUS $3054 years
OutletPCUS $3463 years
AmazonUS $4002 months
EbayUS $49021 mins
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Typical Core i7-4770 Builds (Compare 3,783 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $494

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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.

Excellent

6 days ago.

Bester Stromspar Prozessor auf nem 1150er Sockel!


Poor

11 days ago.

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


Good

12 days ago.

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


Terrible

3 months ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.

tutto ora e un ottimo processore con una gpu 2070 sto veramente con i passi delle nuove generazioni


Good

20 days ago.

Can still run pretty well in 2019. the unlocked procceser is better though


Good

3 months ago.

pre-build with this cpu is cheap now


Excellent

23 days ago.

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


Excellent

5 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

6 years ago.


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Good

5 months ago.

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


Good

26 days ago.

Nice and still performs well. :)


Excellent

20 months ago.

Пока существует x86, этот процессор будет актуален.


Excellent

8 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.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


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

7 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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