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Intel Core i7-4790K

Intel 4790K

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. 

SeriesIntel Core i7 (Desktop)
CodenameHaswell
Series: Core i7 (Desktop) Haswell
» Intel Core i7-4790K4000 - 4400 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790 (compare)3600 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4770K (compare)3500 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4790S (compare)3200 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Clock Rate4000 - 4400 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Level 3 Cache8 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 8
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)88 Watt
Transistor Count1400 Million
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
Die Size177 mm2
SocketFCLGA1150
FeaturesHD Graphics 4600 (Turbo 1350 MHz), DDR3-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro
GPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (350 - 1250 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$339 U.S.
Announcement Date06/01/2013
Product Link (external)Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 4790K

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 806     avg: 849.5     median: 846 (19%)     max: 890 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 168     avg: 172.8     median: 174 (80%)     max: 176 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
9.2 Points (28%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 1     avg: 2     median: 1 (50%)     max: 2 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 6398     avg: 6558     median: 6520 (71%)     max: 6756 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 24857     avg: 25258     median: 25082 (50%)     max: 25835 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 31767     avg: 32779     median: 32596 (43%)     max: 33974 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 8528     avg: 8678.7     median: 8597 (83%)     max: 8911 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 174     avg: 185.4     median: 185 (2%)     max: 196 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 5     avg: 5.9     median: 5 (1%)     max: 6 seconds
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
min: 50     avg: 51.6     median: 51 (1%)     max: 52 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 180     avg: 189.1     median: 189 (70%)     max: 198 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.4 GB/s (44%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.8 GB/s (27%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
5 GB/s (26%)
Blender 2.79 *
min: 506     avg: 508.4     median: 508 (5%)     max: 510 Seconds
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 8442     avg: 9325.9     median: 9485 (63%)     max: 9615 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 7     avg: 7.7     median: 7 (2%)     max: 8 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
18.5 Seconds (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 437     avg: 448.5     median: 448 (2%)     max: 460 Seconds
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 30076     avg: 32048.4     median: 32372 (45%)     max: 32834 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 9898     avg: 10753     median: 10886 (57%)     max: 11304 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 54775     avg: 57737.8     median: 57555 (37%)     max: 60983 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 56383     avg: 58091.5     median: 58091 (69%)     max: 59800 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 56530     avg: 61027.4     median: 61551 (71%)     max: 63023 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 8055     avg: 8538.1     median: 8598 (22%)     max: 8838 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 11449     avg: 12153     median: 12201 (42%)     max: 12585 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
9458 Points (76%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
8861 Points (80%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
16703 Points (48%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
14900 Points (46%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
13779 Points (53%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 15390     avg: 15557     median: 15557 (50%)     max: 15724 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 4176     avg: 4418     median: 4418 (92%)     max: 4660 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 871     avg: 1138     median: 972 (2%)     max: 1571 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 72     avg: 118.1     median: 137 (2%)     max: 145 ms