Average Bench: 57.5% (199th of 1182)

Based on 4,190 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4590S CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 57.5% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4590S averaged 42.4% 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 98.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 191Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4590S is 22.3%. 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 Mixed Speed 366Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 363Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,190 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.8 1-Core 98.7 109
157 2-Core 191 216
68.5% 145 Pts
Min Avg Max
268 4-Core 358 423
281 8-Core 363 427
49.2% 360 Pts
Min Avg Max
291 64-Core 366 426
24.5% 366 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 204
73% 154 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 388
53% 386 Pts
64-Core 387
26% 387 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 206
74% 156 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 380
52% 381 Pts
64-Core 378
25% 378 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 109
2-Core 205
74% 157 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 379
52% 380 Pts
64-Core 390
26% 390 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 201
72% 152 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 382
52% 382 Pts
64-Core 382
26% 382 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 199
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 366
51% 374 Pts
64-Core 380
26% 380 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
1-Core 98.5
2-Core 195
69% 147 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 310
45% 323 Pts
64-Core 364
24% 364 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.6
2-Core 179
64% 136 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 302
39% 287 Pts
64-Core 328
22% 328 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.6
2-Core 100
32% 70.6 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 119
18% 129 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,235,720 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-4590S Builds (Compare 434 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 9030 AIO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $208

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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

7 months ago.

Really good processor for gamer. Cheap'n'fast


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