Average Bench: 73.2% (115th of 1143)

Based on 552 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 73.2% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4690S averaged 26.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Integer Speed 377Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 376Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4690S is 23.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4690S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 385Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 385Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 552 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.9 SC Int 103 113
85.1 SC Float 104 116
90.1 SC Mixed 103 114
82.8% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
286 QC Int 377 417
278 QC Float 377 418
272 QC Mixed 376 415
85.4% 376 Pts
Min Avg Max
313 MC Int 385 415
297 MC Float 385 418
305 MC Mixed 385 419
57.7% 385 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, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 94
SC Mixed 114
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 395
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 411
MC Mixed 412
62% 411 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 393
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 397
MC Mixed 394
59% 396 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 357
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 379
58% 384 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99
SC Float 99.1
SC Mixed 97.6
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 342
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 357
MC Float 357
MC Mixed 389
55% 368 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 93.3
SC Mixed 93.4
74% 93.2 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 324
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 323
MC Float 333
MC Mixed 346
50% 334 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,836,459 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-4690S Builds (Compare 493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: HP ProDesk 400 G1 MT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 123% - Outstanding Total price: $78

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4690S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi5-4690S
# 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$213.00 - $224.00
Clock Speed3.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

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)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

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