CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4590 vs 945 125W among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

6.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 4590 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4590

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 4590

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Front view of AMD Phenom II X4 945 125W

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AMD Phenom II X4 945 125W

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Phenom II X4 945 125W vs the Intel Core i5 4590.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4590 vs Phenom II X4 945 125W

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4590  vs
Phenom II X4 945 125W 
Clock speed 3.3 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1150
AM3
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Core i5 4590  vs
Phenom II X4 945 125W 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C 55 - 62°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 350 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz N/A

power consumption

TDP 84W 125W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 10.33 pt/W 1.08 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 101.56W
Intel Core i5 4590
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AMD Phenom II X4 945 125W
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