Intel Core i7-4790S vs Intel Core i7-4790K

Intel Core i7-4790S

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The Intel Core i7-4790S is a high end quad-core desktop processor using the Haswell architecture. It clocks at 3.2 - 4 GHz and can run 8 threads at once thanks to HyperThreading. Compared to the similar named Core i7-4790K, the 4790S clocks a bit lower, is rated at a lower TDP of 65 W and offers no open multiplier for overclocking.

Intel Core i7-4790K

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The Intel Core i7-4790K is a high end quad-core desktop processor using the Haswell architecture. It was announced in the second quarter of 2014 and was the top model of the 4000 series consumer processors. Compared to the Core i7-4770K, the 4790K offers 500 MHz more base and turbo clock speed and reaches 4.4 GHz. 

Intel Core i7-4790SIntel Core i7-4790K
Intel Core i7 (Desktop)Intel Core i7 (Desktop)
HaswellHaswell
: Core i7 (Desktop) Haswell
Intel Core i7-4790K4000 - 4400 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790 compare3600 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4770K compare3500 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
» Intel Core i7-4790S3200 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790T compare2700 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
» Intel Core i7-4790K4000 - 4400 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790 compare3600 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4770K compare3500 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790S3200 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790T compare2700 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
3200 - 4000 MHz4000 - 4400 MHz
256 KB256 KB
1 MB1 MB
8 MB8 MB
4 / 84 / 8
65 88
1400 1400
22 22
177 mm2177 mm2
FCLGA1150FCLGA1150
HD Graphics 4600 (350 - 1200 MHz), DDR3-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, AES-NI, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vProHD Graphics 4600 (Turbo 1350 MHz), DDR3-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (350 - 1200 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (350 - 1250 MHz)
$303 U.S.$339 U.S.
Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 4790SIntel Core i7 (Desktop) 4790K

Cinebench R20 - CPU (Single Core)
100%
1 4790K +
407 Points (75%)
Cinebench R20 - CPU (Multi Core)
100%
1 4790K +
2043 Points (20%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
714 Points (16%)
min: 806     avg: 850     median: 846 (19%)     max: 890 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
150 Points (67%)
min: 168     avg: 173     median: 174 (78%)     max: 176 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
7.8 Points (18%)
min: 9.05     avg: 9.2     median: 9.1 (21%)     max: 9.4 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
1.7 Points (67%)
min: 1.92     avg: 2     median: 2 (76%)     max: 2.07 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
5566 Points (57%)
min: 6398     avg: 6558     median: 6520 (67%)     max: 6756 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
21072 Points (35%)
min: 24857     avg: 25258     median: 25082 (42%)     max: 25835 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 4790K +
min: 31767     avg: 32779     median: 32596 (38%)     max: 33974 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 4790K +
min: 8528     avg: 8679     median: 8597 (80%)     max: 8911 Points
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 174.76     avg: 185     median: 185.4 (2%)     max: 196 seconds
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 5.585     avg: 5.9     median: 5.9 (1%)     max: 6.3 seconds
WinRAR - Result
100%
1 4790K +
5534 KB/s (57%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4
100%
1 4790K +
25134 MIPS (25%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4 -mmt1
100%
1 4790K +
4979 MIPS (33%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
100%
1 4790K +
min: 50.7     avg: 51.6     median: 51.6 (31%)     max: 52.44 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
100%
1 4790K +
min: 180     avg: 189     median: 189.1 (65%)     max: 198.27 fps
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
100%
1 4790K +
7.1 fps (26%)
01020Tooltip
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
100%
1 4790K +
min: 0.43     avg: 0.4     median: 0.4 (0%)     max: 0.44 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
100%
1 4790K +
min: 0.77     avg: 0.8     median: 0.8 (1%)     max: 0.831 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
100%
1 4790K +
5 GB/s (1%)
Blender 2.79 - BMW27 CPU *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 506     avg: 508     median: 508.4 (4%)     max: 510.8 Seconds
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
100%
1 4790K +
min: 8442     avg: 9326     median: 9485 (63%)     max: 9615 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 7     avg: 7.7     median: 7.7 (2%)     max: 8.4 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - 2M *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 18     avg: 18.5     median: 18.5 (1%)     max: 18.9 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - 32M *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 437     avg: 449     median: 448.5 (2%)     max: 460 Seconds
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
100%
1 4790K +
min: 30076     avg: 32048     median: 32372 (45%)     max: 32834 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
8643 points (39%)
min: 9898     avg: 10753     median: 10886 (49%)     max: 11304 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
49098 Points (32%)
min: 54775     avg: 57738     median: 57555.5 (37%)     max: 60983 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 4790K +
min: 56383     avg: 58092     median: 58091.5 (69%)     max: 59800 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
100%
1 4790K +
min: 56530     avg: 61027     median: 61551.5 (71%)     max: 63023 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
7211 Points (18%)
min: 8055     avg: 8538     median: 8598.5 (22%)     max: 8838 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
10116 Points (32%)
min: 11449     avg: 12153     median: 12201 (38%)     max: 12585 Points
3DMark - Time Spy CPU 2560x1440
100%
1 4790K +
min: 4528     avg: 4788     median: 4838 (34%)     max: 4970 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
100%
1 4790K +
9458 Points (76%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
100%
1 4790K +
8861 Points (80%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
100%
1 4790K +
16703 Points (33%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
100%
1 4790K +
14900 Points (30%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
100%
1 4790K +
13779 Points (36%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 4790K +
min: 15390     avg: 15557     median: 15557 (28%)     max: 15724 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 4790K +
min: 4176     avg: 4418     median: 4418 (91%)     max: 4660 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 4790K +
5104 Points (81%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 4790K +
16612 Points (40%)
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 4790K +
4940 Points (78%)
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 4790K +
17483 Points (30%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 871     avg: 1138     median: 972 (2%)     max: 1571 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 72.4     avg: 118     median: 137 (2%)     max: 145 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
100%
1 4790K +
min: 20765     avg: 32789     median: 37851 (72%)     max: 39752 Points
Power Consumption - Prime95 V28,10 Stress Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 223     avg: 224     median: 224 (60%)     max: 225 Watt
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 170     avg: 171     median: 170.5 (45%)     max: 171 Watt

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4790S → 100% n=10

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4790K → 118% n=10

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