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CPU

Intel Core i5-4430 3 GHz Quad-Core Processor

(27 Ratings, 4.7 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

Intel

Model

Core i5-4430

Part #

BX80646I54430

Manufacturer

Intel

Core Count

4

Core Clock

3 GHz

TDP

84 W

Series

Intel Core i5

Microarchitecture

Haswell

Core Family

Haswell

Socket

LGA1150

Integrated Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 4600

ECC Support

No

Packaging

Boxed

Includes CPU Cooler

Yes

L1 Cache

  • 4 x 32 kB Instruction
  • 4 x 32 kB Data

L2 Cache

4 x 256 kB

L3 Cache

1 x 6 MB

Lithography

22 nm

Simultaneous Multithreading

No

Price History

    Reviews

    gbch
    • 15 points
    • 50 months ago

    from completed build You'll Get Caught Up in the...

    I'm sure I'd never notice a performance difference going with a faster i5 or a Xeon, but it still gnaws at me knowing this is the bottom of the Haswell i5 stack. Works just fine though, no complaints.

    ignafiltro
    • 14 points
    • 39 months ago

    Although this CPU has not the best price to performance, its incredibly capable of AAA gaming, even at 120FPS. I have mine running on forced turbo at 3.2 ghz, but I once reached above 3.4 with BCLK.

    panax
    • 13 points
    • 50 months ago

    from completed build R.E.D. (2015)

    PROS: It works. CONS: Not as good as a 4690k for a similar price.

    Morph365
    • 13 points
    • 38 months ago

    from completed build The Little Build That Could

    Ive had mine for 3 years and its a great CPU no bottlenecking and preforms very well for me

    CaptainSiscold
    • 9 points
    • 61 months ago

    from completed build Artech Storm: Challenger

    A solid entry to the Intel quad-core market, though the newer i5-4460 is a better choice for a non-overclocking build. Even so, this still can play any game out there without any trouble at all, and looks to continue to do so for several years, since it maxes out at 50-75% utilization in even very intense games.

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