Average Bench: 70.2% (150th of 1158)

Based on 3,311 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4590S CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 59%Average: 70.2% Great: 76%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4590S averaged 29.8% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 363Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 359Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4590S is just 16.9%. 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 366Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 367Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,311 samples)
Min Avg Max
88 SC Int 99.7 107
82.6 SC Float 99.9 109
86.5 SC Mixed 99.4 108
79.8% 99.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
284 QC Int 363 391
282 QC Float 358 394
281 QC Mixed 359 389
81.6% 360 Pts
Min Avg Max
311 MC Int 370 390
309 MC Float 366 393
316 MC Mixed 367 391
55.2% 368 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 109
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 437
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 432
65% 431 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 436
97% 426 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 434
65% 431 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 108
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 385
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 388
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 372
56% 375 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 103
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 385
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 379
MC Mixed 383
57% 382 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 101
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 100
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 380
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 388
MC Float 382
MC Mixed 378
57% 382 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 88.5
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 384
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 384
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 378
57% 378 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.9
SC Float 95.4
SC Mixed 96.6
77% 96.3 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 358
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 383
MC Mixed 380
57% 383 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.7
SC Float 98.8
SC Mixed 94.7
77% 95.7 Pts
QC Int 347
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 353
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 357
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 356
54% 358 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 97.9
SC Mixed 97.6
80% 99.6 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 308
69% 302 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 323
51% 340 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4590S Builds (Compare 355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 9030 AIO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $246

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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

3 months ago.

Really good processor for gamer. Cheap'n'fast


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