Average Bench: 58.5% (187th of 1182)

more Based on 460 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 17CBFBFF000306C3, 00004E414C206472, 1F8BFBFF000306C3, 1789FBFF000306C3, 0F8BFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790T CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 58.5% Great: 67%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790T averaged 41.4% 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 101Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 193Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790T is 20.7%. 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 483Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 460 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.3 1-Core 101 114
145 2-Core 193 222
69.8% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
257 4-Core 327 383
380 8-Core 483 526
52.2% 405 Pts
Min Avg Max
407 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 113
2-Core 220
79% 166 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 508
59% 448 Pts
64-Core 512
34% 512 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 111
2-Core 218
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 507
56% 435 Pts
64-Core 516
35% 516 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 112
2-Core 219
78% 165 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 504
56% 433 Pts
64-Core 516
35% 516 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
1-Core 113
2-Core 210
77% 162 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 506
56% 433 Pts
64-Core 513
34% 513 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 112
2-Core 208
76% 160 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 482
51% 398 Pts
64-Core 494
33% 494 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 198
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 469
50% 391 Pts
64-Core 430
29% 430 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.3
2-Core 162
60% 126 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 426
46% 358 Pts
64-Core 493
33% 493 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.7
2-Core 154
55% 117 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 362
40% 312 Pts
64-Core 406
27% 406 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 148
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 332
39% 296 Pts
64-Core 382
26% 382 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,339,312 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4790T Builds (Compare 16 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: HP 410-030

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above 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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