Average Bench: 73.3% (119th of 1147)

Based on 616 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 73.3% 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 377Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4690S is 22.7%. 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 384Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 385Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 616 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.8 SC Int 103 113
82.7 SC Float 104 116
87.1 SC Mixed 103 114
82.5% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
271 QC Int 377 414
278 QC Float 376 417
275 QC Mixed 377 415
85.3% 376 Pts
Min Avg Max
323 MC Int 387 415
298 MC Float 384 417
308 MC Mixed 385 418
57.8% 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 110
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 406
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 408
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 399
61% 406 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 111
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 397
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 408
61% 408 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 113
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 398
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 400
MC Mixed 402
61% 404 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 397
QC Mixed 400
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 407
MC Float 385
MC Mixed 393
59% 395 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 77.4
SC Mixed 107
78% 96.9 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 381
90% 395 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 396
MC Mixed 395
60% 396 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.2
SC Float 96.8
SC Mixed 104
79% 99.2 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 382
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 407
MC Float 399
MC Mixed 387
60% 398 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 103
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 328
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 361
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 347
52% 347 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,639,428 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-4690S Builds (Compare 466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteDesk 800 G1 USDT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $90

Popular Core i5-4690S systems:

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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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