Intel Core i5-4670K Review & Specs

Intel Core i5-4670K Quad-Core 3.4 GHz Socket 1150 84W HD4600 BX80646I54670K

Intel Core i5-4670K Quad-Core 3.4 GHz Socket 1150 84W HD4600 BX80646I54670K

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Amazing performance and stunning visuals with a boost. Raise the bar on your PC experience with rich visuals plus an automatic burst of speed when you need it1. The 4th generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor delivers amazing performance, stunning visuals, and built-in security for deeper protection.2 Discover the thrill of an automatic burst of speed when you need it with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. 1 Experience your movies, photos, and games smoothly and seamlessly with a built-in suite of visual enhancements3—and enjoy them even more with longer battery life.

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Specs Overview

Model BX80646I54670K
Release Date September 2013

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series Core i5 4th Gen
Core Name Haswell
Socket LGA1150
Integrated Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4600
CPU Cores 4
CPU Threads 4
CPU Clock Rate 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate -
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 22 nm
Cache L3 6MB


  • Overclocking capabilities
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance


  • High temperature under load

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Status Launched
Launch Date Q2'13
Processor Number i5-4670K
# of Cores 4
# of Threads 4
Clock Speed 3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency 3.8 GHz
Cache 6 MB
DMI2 5 GT/s
# of QPI Links 0
Instruction Set 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions SSE 4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options Available


Lithography 22 nm
Max TDP 84 W
Thermal Solution Specification PCG 2013D
Recommended Customer Price BOX : $243.00
TRAY: $242.00
Memory Specifications
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 32 GB
Memory Types DDR3-1333/1600
# of Memory Channels 2
Max Memory Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported


Graphics Specifications
Processor Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency 1.2 GHz
Intel® Quick Sync Video


Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology Yes
Intel® Insider™ Yes
Intel® Wireless Display


Intel® Clear Video HD Technology Yes
# of Displays Supported 3
Expansion Options
PCI Express Revision 3.0
PCI Express Configurations Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8/2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes 16
Package Specifications
Max CPU Configuration 1
TCASE 72.72°C
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography 22nm
Sockets Supported FCLGA1150
Low Halogen Options Available See MDDS
Advanced Technologies
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® vPro Technology


Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)


Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)


Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)


Intel® TSX-NI No
Intel® 64


Idle States Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology


Thermal Monitoring Technologies Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology Yes
Intel® Data Protection Technology
AES New Instructions


Secure Key Yes
Intel® Platform Protection Technology
Execute Disable Bit Yes
Anti-Theft Technology Yes

Critic Reviews


The situation with the Core i5-4670K is much the same as it is with the Core i7-4700K. Overall it's noticeably faster than its predecessor, the Core i5-3570K in most of our tests, particularly so at image editing. However, the difference isn't as...


I would like to thank Intel, Asrock, and EK for providing the review samples. vs. Intel, the world's leading semiconductor company, released a new series of CPUs called Haswell two months ago. The Haswell series succeeds Ivy Bridge, whose most popular...


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When we first got wind of the Core i5-4670K we wondered, as we are sure you did, as to whether Intel have produced a successor for the vastly popular and powerful Core i5-2500K.Unquestionably they have.The Core i5-4670K is a pocket rocket. Stock...


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