Average Bench: 75% (194th of 1239)

Based on 8,049 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 64%Average: 75% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 24.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-4790S near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 86.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 105Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is just 18.2%. 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 524Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 518Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,049 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.3 Memory 86.2 94
85.9 1-Core 105 118
161 2-Core 200 228
76.9% 130 Pts
Min Avg Max
275 4-Core 347 416
396 8-Core 518 561
55.6% 432 Pts
Min Avg Max
414 64-Core 524 564
35.1% 524 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 114
2-Core 222
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 555
64% 490 Pts
64-Core 554
37% 554 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 89
1-Core 104
2-Core 205
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 364
8-Core 540
58% 452 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 115
2-Core 225
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 546
57% 447 Pts
64-Core 540
36% 540 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 90
1-Core 101
2-Core 178
75% 123 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 502
54% 418 Pts
64-Core 491
33% 491 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.6
1-Core 96.5
2-Core 182
73% 122 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 543
54% 431 Pts
64-Core 544
36% 544 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.6
1-Core 90.5
2-Core 192
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 551
56% 441 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 128
61% 96.2 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 242
29% 218 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 6,368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $451

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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

5 months ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


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