AMDFD9590FHHKWOF
IntelBX80646I74790K

8 Cores, 8 Threads @4.7GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q3 2013.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 162,827 user samples
12,296 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 68% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 48% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 48% Great: 68%
SPEED RANK: 232nd / 1121
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
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
59.1 % 84.8 % Much faster effective speed.
+43%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
79.8 Pts 122 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+53%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
288 Pts 411 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+43%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
510 Pts 632 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+24%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
89.6 Pts 134 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+50%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
333 Pts 492 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+48%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
588 Pts 707 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+20%
Market Share
Based on 10,260,849 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % 1.52 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,069%
Value
Value For Money
91.9 % Better value.
+16%
79.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 80 % Much more popular.
+33%
Price
Price (score)
$90 Much cheaper.
+74%
$350
Age
Newest
61 Months 50 Months More recent.
+18%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
220 Watts 88 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+60%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 22 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+31%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.7 GHz Faster base frequency.
+17%
4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+14%
4.4 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
98.6 Pts 136 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+38%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
83.9 Pts 134 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+60%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
363 Pts 493 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+36%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
307 Pts 491 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+60%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
603 Pts 674 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+12%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
511 Pts 722 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+41%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Haswell
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 4600
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AMD released the FX-9590 back in July 2013 but it's not until recently that these processors have started hitting the shelves and even now prices are still extremely high. This is the first mainstream 5GHz processor but clock speed isn't the key performance indicator it once was. Comparing the 9590 to the 8350 shows that the 9590 has 16% better overall performance which is almost exactly in line with its base clock increase from 4.0 to 4.7 GHz. Despite this performance boost the 9590 still lags Intel's most recent 4770K Haswell processor by 26% and that's despite the AMD's 27% higher base clock. In terms of relative performance the AMD's strong point is Integer processing where it has 8 processing units vs just four (one per core) in the 4770K. Overall, especially at current prices, the 9590 doesn't represent good value for money. [Jan '14 CPUPro]

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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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