Intel Core i3-4340 vs Intel Core i5-4590

Intel Core i3-4340
3600 MHz / Cores: 2 / Sep 2013
Intel Core i3-4340Intel Socket 1150
Type: Desktop

Intel Core i5-4590
3600 MHz / Cores: 4 / May 2014
Intel Core i5-4590Intel Socket 1150
Type: Desktop

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i3-4340
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-4590
    125%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-4340
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-4590
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-4340
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-4590
    151%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-4340

None

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-4590

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 51% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 25% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i5-4590

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-4590

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i5-4590

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-4590

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Features

Intel Core i3-4340Intel Core i5-4590
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
Hyper-Threading
AES-NI
TSX
CLMUL
FMA3
VT-d
TXT

Architecture

Intel Core i3-4340Intel Core i5-4590
ArchitectureIntel_HaswellvsIntel_Haswell
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR3
CodenameHaswellvsHaswell
Release DateSep 2013vsMay 2014

Cores

Intel Core i3-4340Intel Core i5-4590
Cores2vs4
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel HD 4600vsIntel HD 4600

Cache

Intel Core i3-4340Intel Core i5-4590
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache4096 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i3-4340Intel Core i5-4590
SocketIntel Socket 1150vsIntel Socket 1150
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackageFC-LGA12CvsFC-LGA12C
Die Size177 mm²vs177 mm²
Process22 nmvs22 nm

Performance

Intel Core i3-4340Intel Core i5-4590
Cpu Frequency3600 MHzvs3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speednonevs3600 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP54 Wvs84 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-4340
    4032 points
  • Intel Core i5-4590
    4032 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-4340
    9676 points
  • Intel Core i5-4590
    14336 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i3-4340
    6714
  • Intel Core i5-4590
    10153

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i3-4340
    3217
  • Intel Core i5-4590
    3219

points - higher is better