AMDFD6300WMHKBOX
IntelBX80646I74790K

6 Cores, 6 Threads @3.5GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q4 2012.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @4.0GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 252,663 user samples
102,132 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 35% Base clock 3.5 GHz
Poor: 35% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 380th / 1121
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
150,531 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 4 GHz
Poor: 70% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 45th / 1121
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
46 % 84.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+84%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
66.9 Pts 122 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+82%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
225 Pts 411 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+83%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
309 Pts 632 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+105%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
78 Pts 134 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+72%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
277 Pts 492 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+78%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
383 Pts 707 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+85%
Market Share
Based on 10,260,849 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.13 % 1.52 % Much higher market share.
+35%
Value
Value For Money
82.2 % +4% 79.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 80 % More popular.
+25%
Price
Price (score)
$62 Hugely cheaper.
+82%
$350
Age
Newest
70 Months 50 Months More recent.
+29%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 88 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+7%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
6 threads 8 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 22 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+31%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+14%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz 4.4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
83.9 Pts 136 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+62%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
74.4 Pts 134 Pts Hugely faster single-core fp speed.
+80%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
286 Pts 493 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+72%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
250 Pts 491 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+96%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
391 Pts 674 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+72%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
336 Pts 722 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+115%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Haswell
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 4600
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The Intel Core i7-4790K, codenamed Devil's Canyon, is an upgraded 4770K, Intel's current flagship i7. The 4790K features an improved thermal interface which enables it to dissipate heat more efficiently than the 4770K. Comparing the 4770K and 4790K shows that stock performance has improved by 13% which is consistent with the base clock jump from 3.5 GHz to 4.0 GHz. OC performance remains unchanged. Comparing the 4790K and 4790 shows that at stock clocks the 4790K is around 16% faster which considering the small price difference makes the 4790K a far better choice. Previously Intel targeted the unlocked K versions at overclockers but with Devil's Canyon they have included VT-d on the K chip and this time it's squarely aimed at both power users and overclockers alike. Until the release of Broadwell in six months, the 4790K is the high end CPU of choice. [Jul '14 CPUPro]

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