Average Bench: 74.1% (219th of 1276)

Based on 10,253 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 62%Average: 74.1% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 25.9% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 84.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 104Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is 20.2%. 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 524Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 518Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,253 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.5 Memory 84.8 93.2
81.2 1-Core 104 116
156 2-Core 198 226
75.9% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
271 4-Core 343 407
386 8-Core 518 566
55.2% 430 Pts
Min Avg Max
404 64-Core 524 566
35.2% 524 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.2
1-Core 113
2-Core 217
83% 141 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 556
60% 466 Pts
64-Core 552
37% 552 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.8
1-Core 107
2-Core 209
81% 137 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 549
58% 455 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 112
2-Core 215
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 551
57% 448 Pts
64-Core 554
37% 554 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 116
2-Core 228
82% 142 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 562
61% 472 Pts
64-Core 563
38% 563 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 114
2-Core 226
83% 143 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 545
57% 446 Pts
64-Core 575
39% 575 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.8
1-Core 97.2
2-Core 172
73% 120 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 471
51% 395 Pts
64-Core 485
33% 485 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 81.3
1-Core 105
2-Core 211
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 538
57% 443 Pts
64-Core 547
37% 547 Pts
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 Prices

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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 2,597 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $346

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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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Poor

7 days ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


Excellent

6 months ago.

35w tdp i7 4770


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