Average Bench: 75.1% (227th of 1316)

Based on 10,590 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 75.1% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 24.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-4790S near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 84.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 106Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is just 17.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4790S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 531Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 525Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,590 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.7 Memory 84.9 92.5
87.6 1-Core 106 117
161 2-Core 204 227
77.2% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
275 4-Core 354 413
404 8-Core 525 563
56.6% 440 Pts
Min Avg Max
415 64-Core 531 565
35.6% 531 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 116
2-Core 235
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 604
64% 501 Pts
64-Core 606
41% 606 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.5
1-Core 104
2-Core 217
81% 138 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 559
59% 460 Pts
64-Core 566
38% 566 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 110
2-Core 224
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 560
63% 484 Pts
64-Core 559
38% 559 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.5
1-Core 104
2-Core 224
77% 136 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 560
62% 476 Pts
64-Core 558
38% 558 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 105
2-Core 186
74% 124 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 546
56% 438 Pts
64-Core 546
37% 546 Pts
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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 3,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $390

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4790S Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi7-4790S
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$303.00 - $312.00
Clock Speed3.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4 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/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

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Excellent

4 months ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


Excellent

12 months ago.

35w tdp i7 4770


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