CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4690 vs 4150 among desktop CPUs

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

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CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

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Intel Core i5 4690 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4690

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 4690

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More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Front view of Intel Core i3 4150

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Core i3 4150 vs the Core i5 4690.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4690 vs i3 4150

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4690
15.4 mHash/s
Core i3 4150
8.99 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4690
1.59 fps
Core i3 4150
1.24 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4690
11,272
Core i3 4150
6,509

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4690
4,870,000 MB/s
Core i3 4150
3,865,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4690  vs
i3 4150 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1150
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s

details

Core i5 4690  vs
i3 4150 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 32 35
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 72°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® HD graphics 4400

power consumption

TDP 84W 54W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 13.01 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 47.3 $/year
Performance per watt 10.98 pt/W 13.35 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 43.88W

bus

Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
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