Average Bench: 68.9% (163rd of 1147)

more Based on 380 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 17CBFBFF000306C3, 00004E414C206472, 1F8BFBFF000306C3, 1789FBFF000306C3, 0F8BFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790T CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 68.9% Great: 77%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790T averaged 31.1% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 104Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 102Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790T is 20.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4790T performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 501Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 492Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 380 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.1 SC Int 102 114
79.6 SC Float 104 116
78.4 SC Mixed 102 114
82.1% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
255 QC Int 324 382
275 QC Float 335 387
266 QC Mixed 330 383
74.7% 329 Pts
Min Avg Max
391 MC Int 466 499
422 MC Float 501 542
417 MC Mixed 492 527
72.8% 487 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 114
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 387
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 523
MC Mixed 518
76% 510 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 383
87% 382 Pts
MC Int 488
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 511
76% 504 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 373
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 518
77% 512 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 359
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 491
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 508
76% 509 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
SC Int 112
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 336
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 502
75% 500 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.1
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 108
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 299
QC Mixed 318
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 510
MC Mixed 498
74% 496 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 312
QC Mixed 296
64% 285 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 517
MC Mixed 510
75% 503 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.2
SC Float 88.9
SC Mixed 92.9
71% 88.7 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 277
QC Mixed 272
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 407
MC Float 418
MC Mixed 371
60% 399 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,638,131 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4790T Builds (Compare 11 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: HP 410-030

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $74

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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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