Average Bench: 71.3% (122nd of 1132)

Based on 4,034 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 71.3% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 28.6% 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 104Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 103Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is 24%. 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 539Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 349Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,034 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.8 SC Int 104 116
79.5 SC Float 104 118
83.7 SC Mixed 103 115
82.8% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
252 QC Int 341 417
272 QC Float 349 416
265 QC Mixed 345 411
78.2% 345 Pts
Min Avg Max
402 MC Int 503 537
413 MC Float 539 574
412 MC Mixed 528 566
78.3% 523 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
SC Int 109
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 113
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 408
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 533
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 558
83% 553 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 113
SC Float 97.6
SC Mixed 113
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 396
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 581
MC Mixed 570
84% 563 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 379
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 528
MC Float 566
MC Mixed 557
82% 551 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 114
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 344
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 573
MC Mixed 564
83% 557 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 103
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 100
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 367
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 530
80% 532 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.8
SC Float 98.6
SC Mixed 96.6
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 316
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 492
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 502
75% 503 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.3
SC Float 92.3
SC Mixed 92.2
75% 93.6 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 318
72% 317 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 496
74% 495 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.7
SC Float 96.7
SC Mixed 96.6
77% 96.3 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 306
71% 311 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 494
73% 487 Pts
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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 2,704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

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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

15 months ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


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