IntelBX80646I54690K
IntelBX80646I74790K
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 225,177 user samples
77,301 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 60% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 59th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
147,876 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 43rd / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
80.1 % 84.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 121 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
415 Pts +1% 412 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
423 Pts 635 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+50%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts 135 Pts +3%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
510 Pts +3% 494 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
514 Pts 715 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+39%
Market Share
Based on 9,844,806 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1 % 1.52 % Much higher market share.
+52%
Value
Value For Money
84.2 % +2% 82.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 77 % Slightly more popular.
+13%
Price
Price (score)
$255 Cheaper.
+19%
$316
Age
Newest
50 Months 49 Months +2%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
88 Watts 88 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+14%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4.4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+13%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
133 Pts 136 Pts +2%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
130 Pts 134 Pts +3%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
518 Pts +4% 496 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
509 Pts +3% 496 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
521 Pts 679 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+30%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
511 Pts 726 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+42%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Haswell (2013)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 HD 4600
Cache
Cache
6 MB SmartCache 8 MB SmartCache
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$242.00 - $243.00 $339.00 - $350.00
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
eDP/DP/HDMI/VGA eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.2 GHz 1.25 GHz
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
No Yes

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The Intel Core i5-4690K is the latest incremental upgrade to Intel's unlocked mid-range quad core family of processors. The 4690K replaces the 4670K. Comparing the 4690K and 4670K shows that little has changed. The two chips share identical architecture; in fact the only difference between them is a 100 MHz bump to both the base and turbo clocks. The 100 MHz bump translates to an insignificant 2.9% performance increase. In terms of outright performance the 4690K has an effective speed of 103 which thanks to its superb single and dual core performance, is 12% stronger than the average of the group leaders. Overall the 4690K brings nothing new to the table so owners of previous flagship i5's will gain little by upgrading but as a new purchase the 4690K is a strong contender for both power users and high end gamers. [Jul '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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