Average Bench: 71.2% (131st of 1144)

Based on 4,421 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 71.2% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 28.8% 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 104Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 105Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is 24.9%. 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 538Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 347Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,421 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.8 SC Int 104 116
82.1 SC Float 105 119
84.3 SC Mixed 104 117
83.5% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
246 QC Int 337 408
275 QC Float 347 409
263 QC Mixed 342 408
77.6% 342 Pts
Min Avg Max
400 MC Int 502 537
432 MC Float 538 574
407 MC Mixed 528 565
78.2% 523 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 118
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 409
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 598
MC Float 643
MC Mixed 631
93% 624 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 117
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 389
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 642
MC Mixed 631
94% 625 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 115
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 390
84% 368 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 568
84% 558 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 382
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 567
MC Float 591
MC Mixed 550
85% 569 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 361
84% 373 Pts
MC Int 525
MC Float 560
MC Mixed 549
82% 545 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 108
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 347
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 525
MC Float 555
MC Mixed 553
82% 544 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 96.7
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 337
QC Mixed 331
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 538
MC Mixed 518
77% 517 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.5
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 101
80% 99.9 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 323
QC Mixed 317
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 541
81% 540 Pts
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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 3,349 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: 68% - Good Total price: $552

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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

18 months ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


Excellent

1 month ago.

its very good


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