Average Bench: 72.3% (250th of 1265)

Based on 7,204 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4590S CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 72.3% Great: 79%
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4590S averaged 27.7% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 83.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 98.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4590S is 21%. 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 361Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 359Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,204 samples)
Min Avg Max
71 Memory 83.4 93.1
80.6 1-Core 98.5 108
151 2-Core 190 206
73.3% 124 Pts
Min Avg Max
238 4-Core 353 389
259 8-Core 359 390
48.5% 356 Pts
Min Avg Max
269 64-Core 361 392
24.2% 361 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 87.1
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 190
74% 124 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 360
44% 329 Pts
64-Core 377
25% 377 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 87
2-Core 183
69% 117 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 234
34% 247 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.9
1-Core 101
2-Core 157
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 165
24% 171 Pts
64-Core 152
10% 152 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 58
1-Core 91.1
2-Core 176
62% 108 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 329
43% 318 Pts
64-Core 341
23% 341 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4590S Builds (Compare 326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP ProDesk 400 G2 MT (TPM DP)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $173

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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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1 month ago.

runs every game smoothly with 2gb graphics card


Good

4 months ago.

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


Poor

10 days ago.

Really good processor for gamer. Cheap'n'fast


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