Average Bench: 75% (207th of 1264)

Based on 8,277 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 61%Average: 75% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 25.0% 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. Memory Latency 85.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 105Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is 22.9%. 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 523Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 515Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,277 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.5 Memory 85.6 93.5
81 1-Core 105 118
140 2-Core 200 229
76.7% 130 Pts
Min Avg Max
239 4-Core 350 422
351 8-Core 515 568
55.7% 432 Pts
Min Avg Max
389 64-Core 523 575
35.1% 523 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 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 119
2-Core 238
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 623
67% 519 Pts
64-Core 620
42% 620 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 114
2-Core 206
82% 138 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 556
62% 474 Pts
64-Core 551
37% 551 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.2
1-Core 113
2-Core 221
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 562
62% 477 Pts
64-Core 559
38% 559 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 177
68% 115 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 484
50% 391 Pts
64-Core 446
30% 446 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,181,341 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 1,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - 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

9 months ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


Excellent

2 months ago.

35w tdp i7 4770


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