Intel Core i3-4340 vs Intel Core i5-4590

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

Intel Core i5-4590
Intel Socket 1150 DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 4 / May 2014
Intel Core i5-4590

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 i3-4340 Intel 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 i3-4340 Intel Core i5-4590
Architecture Intel_Haswell vs Intel_Haswell
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR3 vs DDR3
Codename Haswell vs Haswell
Release Date Sep 2013 vs May 2014

Cores

Intel Core i3-4340 Intel Core i5-4590
Cores 2 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics Intel HD 4600 vs Intel HD 4600

Cache

Intel Core i3-4340 Intel Core i5-4590
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 4096 KB (shared) vs 6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i3-4340 Intel Core i5-4590
Socket Intel Socket 1150 vs Intel Socket 1150
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package FC-LGA12C vs FC-LGA12C
Die Size 177 mm² vs 177 mm²
Process 22 nm vs 22 nm

Performance

Intel Core i3-4340 Intel Core i5-4590
Cpu Frequency 3600 MHz vs 3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed none vs 3600 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 54 W vs 84 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