Average Bench: 66.5% (384th of 1316)

Based on 1,959 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430S CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 66.5% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4430S averaged 33.5% 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 81.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 83.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4430S is just 18.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4430S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 302Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 300Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,959 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.8 Memory 81.8 91
68.3 1-Core 83.6 92.9
132 2-Core 160 175
65.8% 109 Pts
Min Avg Max
209 4-Core 297 328
219 8-Core 300 328
40.8% 299 Pts
Min Avg Max
228 64-Core 302 330
20.3% 302 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 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 89
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 151
69% 110 Pts
4-Core 323
8-Core 306
43% 315 Pts
64-Core 321
22% 321 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 84
2-Core 168
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 319
42% 307 Pts
64-Core 321
22% 321 Pts
LGA1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.6
1-Core 88.4
2-Core 174
71% 117 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 310
41% 304 Pts
64-Core 303
20% 303 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 88.7
2-Core 168
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 324
44% 325 Pts
64-Core 324
22% 324 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 91.1
2-Core 172
70% 116 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 327
44% 322 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 166
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 310
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 316
21% 316 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 164
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 309
42% 308 Pts
64-Core 292
20% 292 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.3
1-Core 69
2-Core 96.5
47% 74.6 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 129
15% 114 Pts
64-Core 123
8% 123 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,500,822 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-4430S Builds (Compare 1,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Asus M51AC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $370

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4430S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi5-4430S
# 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
Clock Speed2.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

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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