Average Bench: 70.3% (156th of 1173)

Based on 3,876 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4590S CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 70.3% Great: 78%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4590S averaged 29.7% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 363Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 360Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4590S is just 19.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4590S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 368Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 368Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,876 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.2 SC Int 99.5 108
81.3 SC Float 100 110
86.1 SC Mixed 99.5 109
79.7% 99.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
273 QC Int 363 403
274 QC Float 358 401
283 QC Mixed 360 404
81.7% 360 Pts
Min Avg Max
309 MC Int 372 419
304 MC Float 368 412
312 MC Mixed 368 406
55.4% 369 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, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 95.4
SC Mixed 110
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 430
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 427
64% 430 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 109
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 429
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 433
MC Mixed 421
64% 428 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 111
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 424
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 426
64% 429 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 99.8
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 384
86% 377 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 387
58% 387 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 360
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 378
57% 380 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 101
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 367
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 374
MC Mixed 366
56% 370 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 98.1
SC Mixed 96.8
78% 97.1 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 368
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 365
MC Mixed 363
55% 366 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.3
SC Float 77.4
SC Mixed 87.1
64% 79.9 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 246
QC Mixed 244
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 306
MC Float 302
MC Mixed 292
45% 300 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4590S Builds (Compare 394 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 9030 AIO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $191

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4590S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi5-4590S
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$192.00 - $202.00
Clock Speed3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.7 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/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 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 TechNo
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.

Really good processor for gamer. Cheap'n'fast


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