Average Bench: 68.8% (355th of 1323)

Based on 23,328 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 68.8% Great: 76%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4430 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

Avg. Memory Latency 82.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 87Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4430 is just 18.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4430 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 325Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 323Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,328 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.5 Memory 82.9 92.1
71.1 1-Core 87 94.2
142 2-Core 171 185
68.2% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
217 4-Core 317 352
253 8-Core 323 352
43.7% 320 Pts
Min Avg Max
245 64-Core 325 354
21.8% 325 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 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.5
1-Core 91
2-Core 174
73% 119 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 331
46% 336 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 90.9
2-Core 171
71% 117 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 337
46% 338 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 89.5
2-Core 175
71% 117 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 342
47% 341 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.3
1-Core 90.4
2-Core 177
72% 118 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 341
44% 324 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 88.8
2-Core 177
68% 115 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 342
47% 342 Pts
64-Core 335
22% 335 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.8
1-Core 91.5
2-Core 179
70% 117 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 342
46% 340 Pts
64-Core 346
23% 346 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 164
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 328
45% 331 Pts
64-Core 333
22% 333 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.3
1-Core 86.4
2-Core 173
67% 113 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 206
32% 226 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,384,132 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-4430 Builds (Compare 9,924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $363

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4430 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi5-4430
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$182.00 - $187.00
Clock Speed3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP84 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 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 TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
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 TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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3 months ago.

8 years old and can run any game


Good

14 months ago.

My old Friend i have him now for 7 years and hes gone trough 3gpus and now i buy a gtx1660 i still believe in him


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