Average Bench: 68.8% (318th of 1276)

Based on 18,609 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 54%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 84Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 86Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4430 is 22.4%. 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 319Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 316Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,609 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.9 Memory 84 93
66.1 1-Core 86 94.4
121 2-Core 168 184
67.9% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
195 4-Core 311 352
219 8-Core 316 353
42.8% 313 Pts
Min Avg Max
226 64-Core 319 354
21.4% 319 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 96.1
1-Core 85
2-Core 176
73% 119 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 330
46% 337 Pts
64-Core 335
22% 335 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.5
1-Core 92.7
2-Core 178
74% 122 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 348
47% 347 Pts
64-Core 353
24% 353 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.2
1-Core 87.6
2-Core 176
72% 118 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 340
46% 336 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.9
1-Core 87.1
2-Core 173
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 337
46% 335 Pts
64-Core 336
22% 336 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 172
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 325
44% 324 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 72
2-Core 178
65% 111 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 331
45% 331 Pts
64-Core 289
19% 289 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.5
1-Core 81.7
2-Core 172
66% 111 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 334
43% 319 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 83.2
1-Core 86.9
2-Core 172
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 318
40% 296 Pts
64-Core 321
22% 321 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.5
1-Core 35.2
2-Core 65.2
33% 50.3 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 209
20% 164 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 36,110,431 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-4430 Builds (Compare 5,418 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $594

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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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