Average Bench: 68.6% (327th of 1288)

Based on 19,167 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 68.6% 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 31.3% 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 83.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4430 is 22.2%. 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 19,167 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.5 Memory 83.6 92.9
65.1 1-Core 85.9 94
123 2-Core 168 184
67.8% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
194 4-Core 311 352
217 8-Core 316 352
42.8% 313 Pts
Min Avg Max
235 64-Core 319 354
21.4% 319 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.4
1-Core 93.1
2-Core 182
75% 123 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 349
47% 343 Pts
64-Core 299
20% 299 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.3
1-Core 88.4
2-Core 177
71% 118 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 333
47% 339 Pts
64-Core 342
23% 342 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 91.5
2-Core 174
70% 116 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 344
47% 344 Pts
64-Core 355
24% 355 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 93
2-Core 180
70% 118 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 349
48% 348 Pts
64-Core 351
24% 351 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 90.4
2-Core 176
69% 116 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 334
46% 335 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.4
1-Core 93
2-Core 155
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 349
47% 345 Pts
64-Core 349
23% 349 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 90
2-Core 182
69% 117 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 339
46% 339 Pts
64-Core 324
22% 324 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 172
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 355
46% 342 Pts
64-Core 346
23% 346 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 84.5
2-Core 166
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 278
34% 257 Pts
64-Core 300
20% 300 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,522,507 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-4430 Builds (Compare 7,190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $465

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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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5 months ago.

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