Intel Core i5-4690K: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i5-4690K

Summary

Intel started Core i5-4690K sales on June 2014 at a recommended price of $300. This is Haswell architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.90 GHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCLGA1150 processor with a TDP of 88 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 16.49 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Core i5-4690K processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
7.58
 
Type
Desktop
 
Achitecture codename
Haswell
 
Release date
June 2014
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$300
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)
Price now
$307
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core i5-4690K's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-4690K's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
3.9 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
6 MB (shared)
 
of 256 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
177 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
73 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
Transistor count
1400 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-4690K compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCLGA1150
 
Power consumption (TDP)
88 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-4690K. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
FDI
+
 

Security technologies

Core i5-4690K technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
OS Guard
+
 
Anti-Theft
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-4690K are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-4690K.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i5-4690K.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD 4600
 
Graphics max frequency
1.2 GHz
 
Max video memory
2 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Execution Units
20
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-4690K's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
VGA
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-4690K's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
3840x2160@24Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
3840x2160@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
3840x2160@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
1920x1200@60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-4690K's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2 / 12
 
OpenGL
4.3
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i5-4690K's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-4690K. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

16.49

Passmark

7797

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

6560

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i5-4690K. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
47 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i5-4690K is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i5-4690K performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-4690K from AMD is Ryzen 3 3200G, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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