Average Bench: 74.8% (238th of 1323)

Based on 13,095 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 74.8% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 25.2% 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 84.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 105Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is just 17.1%. 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 533Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 528Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,095 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.9 Memory 84.2 92.4
84.5 1-Core 105 116
167 2-Core 203 226
76.6% 131 Pts
Min Avg Max
290 4-Core 354 414
422 8-Core 528 570
56.8% 441 Pts
Min Avg Max
445 64-Core 533 567
35.8% 533 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.5
1-Core 112
2-Core 171
77% 124 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 566
61% 476 Pts
64-Core 579
39% 579 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.3
1-Core 115
2-Core 222
85% 144 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 577
59% 465 Pts
64-Core 579
39% 579 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 215
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 556
61% 472 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.5
1-Core 104
2-Core 204
78% 132 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 569
59% 464 Pts
64-Core 572
38% 572 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 88
1-Core 113
2-Core 206
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 578
59% 464 Pts
64-Core 578
39% 578 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 96.5
2-Core 193
76% 127 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 426
47% 365 Pts
64-Core 518
35% 518 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 104
2-Core 206
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 349
8-Core 568
58% 458 Pts
64-Core 573
38% 573 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 90.8
2-Core 185
69% 118 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 508
53% 418 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,527,050 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 3,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $554

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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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Good

30 days ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


Excellent

16 months ago.

35w tdp i7 4770


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