Average Bench: 74.5% (269th of 1355)

Based on 14,189 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 00004E414C206472 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790S CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 64%Average: 74.5% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790S averaged 25.4% 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. Memory Latency 84.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 103Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790S is just 18.6%. 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 539Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 533Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,189 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.1 Memory 84.7 93.7
80.9 1-Core 103 114
154 2-Core 198 223
75.7% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
274 4-Core 348 404
368 8-Core 533 580
56.5% 441 Pts
Min Avg Max
395 64-Core 539 581
36.2% 539 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 115
2-Core 219
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 574
58% 460 Pts
64-Core 550
37% 550 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 106
2-Core 197
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 480
57% 431 Pts
64-Core 491
33% 491 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 110
2-Core 210
80% 136 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 570
58% 460 Pts
64-Core 566
38% 566 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.9
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 206
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 546
56% 442 Pts
64-Core 553
37% 553 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 96.4
2-Core 189
72% 123 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 554
58% 455 Pts
64-Core 521
35% 521 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 85.8
2-Core 194
70% 121 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 491
54% 416 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.5
1-Core 95.8
2-Core 182
68% 117 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 442
47% 369 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,547,807 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i7-4790S Builds (Compare 4,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $460

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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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Good

7 months ago.

Excellent performance and power consumption.


Excellent

23 months ago.

35w tdp i7 4770


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