Core_i5-4460_3.2GHz
Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz

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Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Performance Specification
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Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i5-4460 3.2GHz is a performance CPU based on the 22nm, Haswell architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (4 Logical), initially clocked at 3.2GHz, which may go up to 3.4GHz and 6MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated.


The processor integrates powerful Graphics called Intel HD Graphics 4600, with 20 Execution Units, initially clocked at 350MHz and that go up to 1100MHz, in Turbo Mode which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 84W.


Its performance is very good and sufficient for extreme gaming.


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Core i5-4460 3.2GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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This CPU plus a zotac gtx 1050ti 4gb and 8gb RAM. Can it play 2016-2018 games at good quality/resolution and no/not much bottlenecking? Thanks

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Its a perfect match - you will be able to play everything at a decent framerate (and "tweaked" graphical settings) @ 1080p for sure. The only downside is, that if you are buying the GPU right now, you will get screwed over xD no other alternative

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I am thinking of upgrading my AMD FX-6300 processor and I am hesitating between buying the FX-8370 or I5 4460 + motherboard. My budget is only 200€

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it's a relatively old cpu - I would suggest to wait out a little longer, until you have enough for a normal/ cheap mobo + 16 gb RAM and the cheapest Ryzen R5 you can find (currently, the R5-1400 is at around -150 Eu)

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I have a plan buy this CPU. Enough for "1080p stable gaming"?


P.S. I do not plan to go on new socket. Thanks! :)

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Simply to put in words: yes, it's enough for 1080p -60fps, especially good match for your GPU; In future, when your GPU is not enough, you can upgrade the whole system, no need for further upgrades on this rig

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Great then, that's enough for me. And for GPU I know that, after 1-2 years I buying new one GPU.


Thank you Fattman for your reply :D

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Good to see this CPU back to 10 :D

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will this cpu bottleneck an rx vega 56 or should i get a r5 1400?

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Depends on what monitor you are gonna use:
1080p 60 hz no issues (though no point in getting a VEGA for that)
1440p 60 hz no issues
4k 60 fps - I would imagine a noticeable bottleneck
For any 120 HZ and above monitor, you will have issues

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thanks

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Can play triple A?

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Sure why not its still good cpu

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Like the witcher 3 or NFS 2015, along with gtx 660? What gpu do you think limits this cpu performance? I mean Can i mount gtx1060, rx480 ?

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You can sure gtx 1060 or rx 480/580 would be highest gpu along with this cpu without significant bottleneck

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Alright thanks mate. One more question, what do you think could be better in performance? Fx 8350 or this cpu?

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i5-4460 is a better choice for gaming and daily use, i5-4570 in your test profile is even better although not much different between those two i5s. See this video for fx 8350 vs i5-4460 comparison

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Until when will this CPU still be good?

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Well, for example, the first quad i5-750 was a relevant CPU, up until 2015, trading blows with the FX6300 / i3 3xxx/4xxx and Athlon 860k - it wasn't perfect, but enough for 1080p gaming (if paired with a good GPU) - so, my guess would be at leas up until start of 2019 would be enough

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Ty:)

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Iv got this cpu with my gtx 780. Will i be able to have this cpu for the next one or two years? If No, what will be my best uppgrade choice. Thx for the answears:)

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as long as you have your gtx 780 the i5 4460 is perfect for it and with these specs you will last until the new hardware comes out in 2018, but just make sure to get 8GB more RAM.

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Yeah 8 gb more ram i will get for sure:) thanks for the really fast answear!

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no problems, glad I helped. :)

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So, I've bought a RX480 nitro+ 8gb and I really don't know if this CPU will bottleneck it.

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Nah it wont bottleneck,you should be good with this cpu.

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ty!

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I am planning on getting the gtx 1060 asus turbo 6gb, and 2x8gb of kingston fury 1600MHz ddr3 Ram.My mobo is MSI B85M-P33 V2 and my Psu is raidmax cobra power 600w.Will I have any bottlenecking on this system and is this system future proof

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I am also planning to upgrade my mobo and cpu to i5 6600k but i dont know if it is worth it to do it right now bcs i am on a budget. I aim to play games like bf1, watchdogs 2, witcher 3 on 60fps high-ultra.

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Do not upgrade your CPU there's no need. You don't really need 16gb ram either but I suppose it's nice to have. There will be no bottlenecking and your PSU more than is sufficient. Take it from a 1060+4460 owner.

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Cool, this answers to many of questions I had about my similar config. I have the R7 370 MSI 4Go, and think about taking the GTX 1060 Asus OC 3Go. Is it enough to play AAA Games at High 60fps 1920x1080 ? Or do I need 6Go VRAM ?

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