Average Bench: 66.5% (164th of 1206)

Based on 7,205 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 66.5% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 33.4% 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 202Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is 20.4%. 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 530Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 521Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,205 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.4 1-Core 106 118
160 2-Core 202 228
72.8% 154 Pts
Min Avg Max
274 4-Core 350 416
419 8-Core 521 562
56.1% 436 Pts
Min Avg Max
434 64-Core 530 565
35.6% 530 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 109
2-Core 204
74% 157 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 562
62% 478 Pts
64-Core 555
37% 555 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 112
2-Core 217
78% 164 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 560
60% 466 Pts
64-Core 550
37% 550 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 209
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 548
57% 448 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)
1-Core 104
2-Core 212
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 448
52% 398 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)
1-Core 106
2-Core 208
74% 157 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 561
57% 450 Pts
64-Core 558
37% 558 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 199
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 546
56% 438 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.4
2-Core 211
69% 151 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 552
57% 448 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 93.6
2-Core 176
64% 135 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 428
48% 367 Pts
64-Core 434
29% 434 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,610,001 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 5,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $382

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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

8 months ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


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