Average Bench: 67.1% (457th of 1442)

Based on 11,598 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4590S CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 67.1% Great: 76%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4590S averaged 32.8% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 79.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 91.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4590S is 26.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4590S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 329Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 328Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,598 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.6 Memory 79.1 91.2
56.6 1-Core 91.1 104
126 2-Core 178 197
67.2% 116 Pts
Min Avg Max
213 4-Core 319 374
236 8-Core 328 374
43% 323 Pts
Min Avg Max
234 64-Core 329 374
20.3% 329 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.1
1-Core 98.8
2-Core 184
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 345
46% 344 Pts
64-Core 343
21% 343 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82
1-Core 95.9
2-Core 186
70% 121 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 338
46% 342 Pts
64-Core 346
21% 346 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.5
1-Core 97
2-Core 187
71% 122 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 339
45% 338 Pts
64-Core 316
20% 316 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 179
68% 117 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 340
46% 340 Pts
64-Core 333
21% 333 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 92.8
2-Core 175
68% 117 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 325
43% 322 Pts
64-Core 316
20% 316 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.1
1-Core 92.1
2-Core 173
68% 116 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 319
42% 316 Pts
64-Core 301
19% 301 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.7
1-Core 94.8
2-Core 179
67% 117 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 339
45% 338 Pts
64-Core 336
21% 336 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86
1-Core 91.3
2-Core 178
70% 118 Pts
4-Core 257
8-Core 321
37% 289 Pts
64-Core 313
19% 313 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.6
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 103
57% 88.3 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 295
40% 297 Pts
64-Core 289
18% 289 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4590S Builds (Compare 1,137 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP 280 G1 MT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $179

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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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4 months ago.

Not a Bad Budget Processor, Would reccomend


Poor

16 days ago.

After 5 years it still holds up VERY well. While multitasking it doesn't break a sweat


Poor

21 months ago.

Really good processor for gamer. Cheap'n'fast


Excellent

3 years ago.

I love it! My little Dell optiplex 9020 with him have consumption 20W :)


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