Average Bench: 66.9% (159th of 1206)

Based on 7,635 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 66.9% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 33.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 106Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 203Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is just 18.3%. 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 535Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 526Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,635 samples)
Min Avg Max
90.9 1-Core 106 118
167 2-Core 203 228
73.2% 155 Pts
Min Avg Max
292 4-Core 352 412
421 8-Core 526 562
56.4% 439 Pts
Min Avg Max
451 64-Core 535 565
35.9% 535 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 233
83% 176 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 613
67% 520 Pts
64-Core 607
41% 607 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 114
2-Core 225
80% 170 Pts
4-Core 419
8-Core 553
64% 486 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 112
2-Core 220
78% 166 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 554
61% 471 Pts
64-Core 534
36% 534 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 114
2-Core 193
74% 153 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 562
60% 470 Pts
64-Core 553
37% 553 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 118
2-Core 225
81% 171 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 552
58% 451 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 201
73% 153 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 539
57% 445 Pts
64-Core 532
36% 532 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 207
73% 156 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 523
54% 428 Pts
64-Core 493
33% 493 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 206
73% 154 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 550
55% 434 Pts
64-Core 554
37% 554 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 5,449 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $369

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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

1 month ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


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