Average Bench: 60.8% (241st of 1159)

Based on 11,116 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 60.8% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4430 averaged 39.1% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 316Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 311Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4430 is 23%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4430 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 319Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 319Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,116 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.3 SC Int 86.8 93.5
68.9 SC Float 87 95.4
72.3 SC Mixed 86.3 94.1
69.4% 86.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
217 QC Int 316 355
212 QC Float 312 355
201 QC Mixed 311 352
71% 313 Pts
Min Avg Max
241 MC Int 323 354
224 MC Float 319 355
232 MC Mixed 319 353
48.1% 320 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93
SC Float 95.7
SC Mixed 94.2
76% 94.3 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 356
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 352
52% 347 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.6
SC Float 95.6
SC Mixed 94.6
76% 94.6 Pts
QC Int 347
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 342
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 342
MC Mixed 344
52% 345 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.5
SC Float 93.7
SC Mixed 92.5
74% 92.6 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 343
78% 343 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 337
MC Mixed 340
51% 340 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.3
SC Float 85.8
SC Mixed 86.4
70% 86.8 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 337
QC Mixed 343
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 349
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 351
52% 349 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.6
SC Float 89.1
SC Mixed 83.9
70% 86.9 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 326
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 331
MC Float 313
MC Mixed 323
48% 322 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.3
SC Float 90
SC Mixed 88.8
72% 89.4 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 255
60% 263 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 299
46% 309 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 61.8
SC Float 63.5
SC Mixed 69.7
52% 65 Pts
QC Int 195
QC Float 203
QC Mixed 199
45% 199 Pts
MC Int 243
MC Float 233
MC Mixed 232
35% 236 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4430 Builds (Compare 10,667 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $634

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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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