Average Bench: 73.1% (117th of 1144)

Based on 574 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 56%Average: 73.1% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4690S averaged 26.8% 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 24.4%. 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 574 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.5 SC Int 103 113
82.5 SC Float 104 116
87 SC Mixed 103 114
82.5% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
278 QC Int 377 416
280 QC Float 376 418
270 QC Mixed 376 415
85.3% 376 Pts
Min Avg Max
314 MC Int 386 415
299 MC Float 385 418
306 MC Mixed 385 419
57.8% 385 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 410
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 407
MC Mixed 413
61% 410 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 105
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 385
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 398
MC Mixed 394
59% 396 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 95.6
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 400
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 339
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 352
51% 341 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 110
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 296
70% 307 Pts
MC Int 377
MC Float 341
MC Mixed 370
54% 363 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 106
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 283
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 297
53% 349 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.5
SC Float 92.8
SC Mixed 96.6
74% 93 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 245
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 222
41% 276 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,915,646 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-4690S Builds (Compare 537 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: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $85

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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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