Average Bench: 61.9% (143rd of 1182)

Based on 5,559 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 61.9% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 38.0% 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 104Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 199Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is 24.6%. 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 526Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 518Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,559 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.9 1-Core 104 117
159 2-Core 199 228
72% 152 Pts
Min Avg Max
260 4-Core 347 414
390 8-Core 518 562
55.6% 432 Pts
Min Avg Max
436 64-Core 526 565
35.3% 526 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 110
2-Core 227
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 559
62% 481 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 111
2-Core 223
79% 167 Pts
4-Core 404
8-Core 553
62% 479 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 109
2-Core 212
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 559
62% 479 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 115
2-Core 225
80% 170 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 548
59% 458 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 204
74% 156 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 542
58% 452 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 214
75% 160 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 505
53% 415 Pts
64-Core 488
33% 488 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 93.3
2-Core 176
64% 135 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 445
50% 382 Pts
64-Core 420
28% 420 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.7
2-Core 182
67% 141 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 436
48% 371 Pts
64-Core 461
31% 461 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,467,350 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 4,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $524

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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

4 months ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


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