Average Bench: 63% (201st of 1206)

more Based on 491 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 17CBFBFF000306C3, 00004E414C206472, 1F8BFBFF000306C3, 1789FBFF000306C3, 0F8BFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790T CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 51%Average: 63% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790T averaged 36.9% 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 102Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 193Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790T is 21.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4790T performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 490Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 484Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 491 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.3 1-Core 102 114
145 2-Core 193 222
69.8% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
256 4-Core 328 384
383 8-Core 484 527
52.2% 406 Pts
Min Avg Max
402 64-Core 490 527
32.9% 490 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 115
2-Core 212
78% 163 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 511
56% 434 Pts
64-Core 516
35% 516 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 208
75% 158 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 479
54% 411 Pts
64-Core 501
34% 501 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 200
73% 154 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 493
53% 414 Pts
64-Core 488
33% 488 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.9
2-Core 203
70% 150 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 500
55% 423 Pts
64-Core 493
33% 493 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 203
71% 152 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 506
54% 419 Pts
64-Core 498
34% 498 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 199
73% 154 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 492
50% 398 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.7
2-Core 194
69% 146 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 489
52% 406 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,610,001 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4790T Builds (Compare 18 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: HP 410-030

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $15

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4790T Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi7-4790T
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$303.00
Clock Speed2.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP45 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013B

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 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 TechYes
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

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