Average Bench: 72.1% (131st of 1147)

Based on 4,539 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 61%Average: 72.1% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 27.8% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 105Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 106Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is 21.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4790S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 542Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 353Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,539 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.5 SC Int 105 117
85.1 SC Float 106 119
87.4 SC Mixed 105 117
84.1% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
265 QC Int 344 416
287 QC Float 353 414
279 QC Mixed 348 411
79% 348 Pts
Min Avg Max
424 MC Int 506 541
461 MC Float 542 574
445 MC Mixed 532 566
78.9% 527 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, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 112
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 391
85% 377 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 560
83% 556 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 115
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 382
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 533
MC Float 564
MC Mixed 568
83% 555 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 365
80% 355 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 563
83% 556 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 349
80% 355 Pts
MC Int 521
MC Float 556
MC Mixed 534
80% 537 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.8
SC Float 91.1
SC Mixed 87.1
71% 89 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 269
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 462
65% 437 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.2
SC Float 93.7
SC Mixed 74.4
69% 86.4 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 289
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 449
67% 446 Pts
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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 3,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $425

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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

20 months ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


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