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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 compare3600 - 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 Rate4000 - 4400 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Level 3 Cache8 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 8
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

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU
50.8 pt (56%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 806     avg: 850     median: 846 (19%)     max: 890 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 168     avg: 173     median: 174 (76%)     max: 176 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 9.05     avg: 9.2     median: 9.1 (21%)     max: 9.4 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 1.92     avg: 2     median: 2 (76%)     max: 2.07 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 6398     avg: 6558     median: 6520 (67%)     max: 6756 points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 24857     avg: 25258     median: 25082 (42%)     max: 25835 points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 31767     avg: 32779     median: 32596 (38%)     max: 33974 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 8528     avg: 8679     median: 8597 (75%)     max: 8911 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
min: 174.76     avg: 185     median: 185.4 (2%)     max: 196 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 5.585     avg: 5.9     median: 5.9 (1%)     max: 6.3 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
5534 points (57%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
25134 MIPS (25%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
min: 50.7     avg: 51.6     median: 51.6 (31%)     max: 52.44 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
min: 180     avg: 189     median: 189.1 (65%)     max: 198.27 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
min: 0.43     avg: 0.4     median: 0.4 (0%)     max: 0.44 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
min: 0.77     avg: 0.8     median: 0.8 (1%)     max: 0.831 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
5 GB/s (1%)
Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
min: 506     avg: 508     median: 508.4 (4%)     max: 510.8 Seconds
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 8442     avg: 9326     median: 9485 (63%)     max: 9615 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
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 *
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 *
min: 437     avg: 449     median: 448.5 (2%)     max: 460 s
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 30076     avg: 32048     median: 32372 (45%)     max: 32834 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 9898     avg: 10753     median: 10886 (49%)     max: 11304 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 54775     avg: 57738     median: 57555.5 (37%)     max: 60983 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 56383     avg: 58092     median: 58091.5 (69%)     max: 59800 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 56530     avg: 61027     median: 61551.5 (71%)     max: 63023 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 8055     avg: 8538     median: 8598.5 (22%)     max: 8838 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 11449     avg: 12153     median: 12201 (38%)     max: 12585 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
min: 4528     avg: 4788     median: 4838 (34%)     max: 4970 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
9458 Points (76%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
8861 Points (80%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
16703 Points (33%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
14900 Points (30%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
13779 Points (36%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 15390     avg: 15557     median: 15557 (28%)     max: 15724 points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 4176     avg: 4418     median: 4418 (91%)     max: 4660 points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 871     avg: 1138     median: 972 (2%)     max: 1571 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 72.4     avg: 118     median: 137 (2%)     max: 145 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 20765     avg: 32789     median: 37851 (64%)     max: 39752 Points
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 223     avg: 224     median: 224 (60%)     max: 225 Watt
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 170     avg: 171     median: 170.5 (45%)     max: 171 Watt
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