Average Bench: 77.1% (80th of 1137)

more Based on 67,129 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306C3, BFEBFBFF000906E9, BFEBFBFF000206C2, 0000000000000000, BFEBFBFF000206D7, BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000306C3, BFEBFBFF000106A5, BFEBFBFF000506E3, 178BFBFF00600F20 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770K CPU @ 3.50GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770K CPU @ 3.90GHz

The Core i7-4770K is Intel's fourth generation (codename Haswell) flagship processor in the hugely successful Core range. It's not surprising that the 4770K sets a new Real World Performance index record, besting its predecessor by just over 9%. The 4770K also tops out in the remainder of our benchmarks setting new highs of 10020 and 2164 in the PassMark and PassMark Single Thread tests which equates to roughly an 8% overall performance increase over the 3770K. With a TDP of 84 watts, power consumption has increased slightly over the 3770K. The new Core i7-4770K demonstrates around an 8% performance increase over its predecessor the 3770K but it costs 12% more. As a result, at least until prices drop, this processor represents marginally worse value for money than the 3770K. [Jun '13 CPUPro]

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Poor: 62%Average: 77.1% Great: 93%
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4770K averaged 22.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-4770K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 550Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 110Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4770K is 31.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4770K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 588Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 381Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 67,129 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.5 SC Int 110 130
85.6 SC Float 111 131
90.8 SC Mixed 110 130
88.2% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
285 QC Int 371 473
304 QC Float 381 477
281 QC Mixed 374 474
85.1% 375 Pts
Min Avg Max
446 MC Int 550 651
471 MC Float 588 694
475 MC Mixed 578 683
85.6% 572 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, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 134
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 131
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 366
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 682
102% 679 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.6
SC Float 97.6
SC Mixed 99.3
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 323
QC Mixed 318
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 496
MC Mixed 532
76% 504 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,150,305 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $362 @ launch in Mar '13
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4770K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi7-4770K
# 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$339.00 - $350.00
Clock Speed3.5 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 Frequency1.25 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)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

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Added 5 years ago.

Average (edit your comment) Add link

1 day ago.

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Can't complain, good bang for the buck, particularly great at single-threaded programs—Sep '14


Excellent

4 months ago.

Comment 

Excellent OC capabilities, speed even on stock clocks and overall performance. Runs a bit too hot however and needs powerful cooling solutions to cope with the high heat generated by the overvolts —Dec '14


Excellent

2 months ago.

I using it and its god damn powerfull


Excellent

8 months ago.

Love it! It's covered in blood.


Excellent

4 months ago.

Excellent performance! Nothing to envy of the newest chips. Ive got it on a bargain, very satisfied!


Liked

12 months ago.

Comment 

Very fast CPU. Combined with the right GPU and enough RAM = POWER—Dec '14


Outstanding

5 years ago.

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CPU-Z

CPU-Z

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HD Graphics 4600 - Benchmarked

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GPU-Z (HD 4600)

GPU-Z (HD 4600)

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Excellent

11 months ago.

Much better than the I9 Value wise because the I9 is for advanced Animation rendering, Unlike the I7 that is for gaming and can also be used to do some lower class animation


Terrible

13 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Average

5 years ago.

Review  www.tomshardware.com/...

The Core i7-4770K, specifically, is a bit faster than the -3770K it replaces—but only because of IPC improvements. It runs at the same 3.5 GHz and sports the same four cores otherwise. HD Graphics 4600 are a small step up, but not significant enough to overtake AMD’s $130 A10-5800K APU in any meaningful way.

Review  hexus.net/...

As it stands, there aren't a great number of reasons for desktop users with Sandy Bridge or Ivy Bridge platforms to rush out and upgrade - indeed, if you're a gamer with a discrete card, you're unlikely to see a major framerate differential between any of the three generations, and you may find less overclocking headroom.


Excellent

12 months ago.

fenomenal performance for it's price


Excellent

6 months ago.

Manages to stack up against the competition in 2018, even without overclocking. If you're happy with 4c/8t and don't need more cores, the 7700k only offers 25-30% more raw performance, 4 generations of incremental improvements after Haswell. Even better delidded.


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