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Intel Core i7-4790

Intel 4790

The Intel Core i7-4790 is a high end quad-core desktop processor using the Haswell architecture. It clocks at 3.6 - 4 GHz and can run 8 threads at once thanks to HyperThreading. Compared to the similar named Core i7-4790K, the 4790 clocks a bit lower and offers no open multiplier for overclocking. The TDP is rated at 84 Watt and therefore suited for Desktop-PCs and large laptops.

SeriesIntel Core i7 (Desktop)
CodenameHaswell
Series: Core i7 (Desktop) Haswell
Intel Core i7-4790K compare4000 - 4400 MHz4 / 88 MB
» Intel Core i7-47903600 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4770K compare3500 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790S compare3200 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790T compare2700 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Clock Rate3600 - 4000 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Level 3 Cache8 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 8
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)84 Watt
Transistor Count1400 Million
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
Die Size177 mm2
SocketFCLGA1150
FeaturesHD Graphics 4600 (350 - 1200 MHz), DDR3-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro
GPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (350 - 1200 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$303 U.S.
Announcement Date04/01/2014
Product Link (external)Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 4790

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 158     avg: 159     median: 158.5 (69%)     max: 159 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 8.26     avg: 8.3     median: 8.3 (19%)     max: 8.32 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 1.78     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (70%)     max: 1.79 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
22667 points (38%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
496 s (2%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 9030     avg: 9133     median: 9133 (41%)     max: 9236 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 51849     avg: 51905     median: 51904.5 (33%)     max: 51960 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 7553     avg: 7570     median: 7570 (19%)     max: 7587 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 10685     avg: 10707     median: 10706.5 (33%)     max: 10728 Points
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 4790 processor

Schenker XMG U705 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M, 17.3")
» Schenker XMG U705 (Clevo P771ZM) Notebook Review - Review
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Other CPUs of the series Core i7 (Desktop)

» Intel Core i7-6950X
   10x 3 GHz - 3.5 GHz
» Intel Core i7-5960X
   8x 3 GHz - 3.5 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4960X
   6x 3.6 GHz - 4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-6700K
   4x 4 GHz - 4.2 GHz
» Intel Core i7-3960X
   6x 3.3 GHz - 3.9 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4790K
   4x 4 GHz - 4.4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-6700
   4x 3.4 GHz - 4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4790
   4x 3.6 GHz - 4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-5775C
   4x 3.3 GHz - 3.7 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4770K
   4x 3.5 GHz - 3.9 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4790S
   4x 3.2 GHz - 4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-990X EE
   6x 3.47 GHz - 3.73 GHz
» Intel Core i7-980X EE
   6x 3.33 GHz - 3.6 GHz
» Intel Core i7-3770K
   4x 3.5 GHz - 3.9 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4790T
   4x 2.7 GHz - 3.9 GHz
» Intel Core i7-6700T
   4x 2.8 GHz - 3.6 GHz
» Intel Core i7-2700K
   4x 3.5 GHz - 3.9 GHz
» Intel Core i7-2600K
   4x 3.4 GHz - 3.8 GHz
» Intel Core i7-975
   4x 3.33 GHz - 3.6 GHz
» Intel Core i7-960
   4x 3.2 GHz - 3.47 GHz
» Intel Core i7-950
   4x 3.06 GHz - 3.33 GHz
» Intel Core i7-940
   4x 2.93 GHz - 3.2 GHz
» Intel Core i7-920
   4x 2.66 GHz - 2.93 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Core i7-3960X
   6x 3.3 GHz - 3.9 GHz
+ Intel Core i7-4790K
   4x 4 GHz - 4.4 GHz
+ AMD Ryzen 5 1600
   6x 3.2 GHz - 3.6 GHz
+ Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
   4x 3.7 GHz - 4 GHz
+ Intel Core i7-6700
   4x 3.4 GHz - 4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4790
   4x 3.6 GHz - 4 GHz
- Intel Core i7-7700T
   4x 2.9 GHz - 3.8 GHz
- Intel Core i5-7600K
   4x 3.8 GHz - 4.2 GHz
- Intel Core i7-5775C
   4x 3.3 GHz - 3.7 GHz
- Intel Core i7-4770K
   4x 3.5 GHz - 3.9 GHz
- Intel Core i7-4790S
   4x 3.2 GHz - 4 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2018-01-18)