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 i7-4790K4 - 4.4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790 compare3.6 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4770K compare3.5 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
» Intel Core i7-4790S3.2 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790T compare2.7 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
» Intel Core i7-4790K4 - 4.4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790 compare3.6 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4770K compare3.5 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790S3.2 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790T compare2.7 - 3.9 GHz4 / 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)
Architecturex86x86
$303 U.S.$339 U.S.
Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 4790SIntel Core i7 (Desktop) 4790K

Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
100%
1 4790K +
407 Points (63%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
100%
1 4790K +
2043 Points (19%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
714 Points (16%)
min: 806     avg: 850     median: 846 (19%)     max: 890 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
150 Points (55%)
min: 168     avg: 173     median: 174 (64%)     max: 176 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
7.8 Points (16%)
min: 9.05     avg: 9.2     median: 9.1 (18%)     max: 9.4 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
1.7 Points (55%)
min: 1.92     avg: 2     median: 2 (62%)     max: 2.07 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
5566 (50%)
min: 6398     avg: 6558     median: 6520 (58%)     max: 6756
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
21072 (35%)
min: 24857     avg: 25258     median: 25082 (42%)     max: 25835
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 4790K +
min: 31767     avg: 32779     median: 32596 (31%)     max: 33974 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 4790K +
min: 8528     avg: 8679     median: 8597 (65%)     max: 8911 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 174.76     avg: 185     median: 185.4 (2%)     max: 196 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 5.585     avg: 5.9     median: 5.9 (1%)     max: 6.3 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 4790K +
5534 (35%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
100%
1 4790K +
25134 MIPS (20%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
100%
1 4790K +
4979 MIPS (33%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 4790K +
min: 50.7     avg: 51.6     median: 51.6 (23%)     max: 52.44 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 4790K +
min: 180     avg: 189     median: 189.1 (56%)     max: 198.27 fps
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
100%
1 4790K +
7.1 fps (22%)
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TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 4790K +
min: 0.43     avg: 0.4     median: 0.4 (0%)     max: 0.44 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 4790K +
min: 0.77     avg: 0.8     median: 0.8 (1%)     max: 0.831 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 4790K +
5 GB/s (1%)
Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 506     avg: 508     median: 508.4 (4%)     max: 510.8 Seconds
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 4790K +
min: 8442     avg: 9326     median: 9485 (52%)     max: 9615 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 7     avg: 7.7     median: 7.7 (2%)     max: 8.4 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 18     avg: 18.5     median: 18.5 (1%)     max: 18.9 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 437     avg: 449     median: 448.5 (2%)     max: 460 s
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 4790K +
min: 30076     avg: 32048     median: 32372 (37%)     max: 32834 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
8643 Points (37%)
min: 9898     avg: 10753     median: 10886 (46%)     max: 11304 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
49098 Points (32%)
min: 54775     avg: 57738     median: 57555.5 (37%)     max: 60983 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 4790K +
min: 56383     avg: 58092     median: 58091.5 (62%)     max: 59800 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 4790K +
min: 56530     avg: 61027     median: 61551.5 (64%)     max: 63023 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
7211 Points (18%)
min: 8055     avg: 8538     median: 8598.5 (22%)     max: 8838 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
10116 Points (26%)
min: 11449     avg: 12153     median: 12201 (31%)     max: 12585 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
100%
1 4790K +
min: 4528     avg: 4788     median: 4838 (34%)     max: 4970 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 4790K +
9458 Points (76%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 4790K +
8861 Points (80%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 4790K +
16703 Points (33%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 4790K +
14900 Points (30%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 4790K +
13779 Points (36%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 4790K +
min: 15390     avg: 15557     median: 15557 (28%)     max: 15724
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 4790K +
min: 4176     avg: 4418     median: 4418 (91%)     max: 4660
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 4790K +
5104 (79%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 4790K +
16612 (40%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 4790K +
4940 (67%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 4790K +
17483 (28%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 871     avg: 1138     median: 972 (2%)     max: 1571 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 72.4     avg: 118     median: 137 (2%)     max: 145 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 4790K +
min: 20765     avg: 32789     median: 37851 (61%)     max: 39752 Points
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
100%
1 4790K +
min: 223     avg: 224     median: 224 (60%)     max: 225 Watt
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
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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