- Excellent price/performance ratio.
- Same HD4600 iGPU as the top-end Haswell CPUs.
- Can’t be overclocked.
- Significantly slower than top-end Haswells on heavily threaded workloads.
The Core i5-4430 is a member of Intel’s new Haswell line of processors. It features 4 Cores, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and 6 MB shared L3 Intel Smart Cache.The 4430 supports LGA1150 socket Intel Z87, 2 channels of DDR3 1333/1600 MHz and 16 PCI Express Gen 3 Lanes. Last but not least, the Core i5 4430 sports Intel HD Graphics.