Average Bench: 56.3% (272nd of 1196)

Based on 14,034 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 42%Average: 56.3% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4430 averaged 43.7% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 86.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 169Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4430 is 20.1%. 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 321Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 319Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,034 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.7 1-Core 86.3 94.3
132 2-Core 169 185
60.2% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
200 4-Core 312 353
238 8-Core 319 354
43% 315 Pts
Min Avg Max
239 64-Core 321 357
21.6% 321 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 182
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 354
48% 353 Pts
64-Core 357
24% 357 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.2
2-Core 168
59% 126 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 314
42% 308 Pts
64-Core 308
21% 308 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.9
2-Core 161
56% 120 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 277
37% 270 Pts
64-Core 264
18% 264 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 140
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 254
36% 261 Pts
64-Core 254
17% 254 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.1
2-Core 140
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 252
34% 247 Pts
64-Core 275
18% 275 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86
2-Core 172
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 254
28% 218 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,857,890 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-4430 Builds (Compare 12,627 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $47

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $650

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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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