Average Bench: 50.2% (270th of 1182)

Based on 12,420 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 50.2% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4430 averaged 49.8% 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 86.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 169Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4430 is just 19.1%. 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 318Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,420 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.8 1-Core 86.7 94.3
139 2-Core 169 184
60.4% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
207 4-Core 311 351
236 8-Core 318 353
42.8% 314 Pts
Min Avg Max
250 64-Core 321 354
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 88.4
2-Core 168
61% 128 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 354
48% 352 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.6
2-Core 180
63% 134 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 344
47% 346 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.5
2-Core 180
64% 136 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 350
46% 343 Pts
64-Core 346
23% 346 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.5
2-Core 176
59% 128 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 342
46% 338 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.8
2-Core 173
61% 130 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 335
44% 328 Pts
64-Core 342
23% 342 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.9
2-Core 150
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 338
43% 319 Pts
64-Core 331
22% 331 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.3
2-Core 137
54% 111 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 261
32% 240 Pts
64-Core 305
20% 305 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,449,551 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-4430 Builds (Compare 11,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $648

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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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