Average Bench: 71.4% (329th of 1358)

Based on 13,004 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4590S CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 60%Average: 71.4% Great: 78%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4590S averaged 28.6% 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 82.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 96.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4590S is just 17.7%. 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 354Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 352Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,004 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.9 Memory 82.5 91.4
80.3 1-Core 96.4 105
154 2-Core 187 201
72.1% 122 Pts
Min Avg Max
253 4-Core 349 381
271 8-Core 352 381
47.8% 350 Pts
Min Avg Max
275 64-Core 354 382
23.8% 354 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 91.2
2-Core 199
75% 127 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 382
52% 381 Pts
64-Core 385
26% 385 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.3
1-Core 105
2-Core 202
78% 132 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 383
52% 382 Pts
64-Core 385
26% 385 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 89
1-Core 104
2-Core 197
77% 130 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 377
52% 377 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.1
1-Core 92.9
2-Core 181
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 380
51% 375 Pts
64-Core 375
25% 375 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 98
2-Core 193
73% 125 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 380
50% 368 Pts
64-Core 377
25% 377 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.3
1-Core 90.9
2-Core 190
70% 120 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 380
51% 377 Pts
64-Core 383
26% 383 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.4
1-Core 95.2
2-Core 171
67% 113 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 372
48% 359 Pts
64-Core 359
24% 359 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 78.4
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 174
67% 113 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 335
44% 322 Pts
64-Core 342
23% 342 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 54,548,414 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5-4590S Builds (Compare 1,000 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP ProDesk 400 G2 MT (TPM DP)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $116

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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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Poor

20 months ago.

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


Poor

13 days ago.

Really good processor for gamer. Cheap'n'fast


Excellent

20 months ago.

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


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