IntelBX80677I57500
IntelBX80646I74790K

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.4GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 190,628 user samples
39,823 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 59% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 59% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 75th / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
150,805 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 50th / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
77.3 % 84 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
107 Pts 120 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+12%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
399 Pts 407 Pts +2%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
409 Pts 626 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+53%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
117 Pts 134 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+15%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
446 Pts 489 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+10%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
446 Pts 706 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+58%
Market Share
Based on 10,992,177 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.57 % 1.51 % Hugely higher market share.
+165%
Value
Value For Money
89.3 % Better value.
+15%
77.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 87 % More popular.
+28%
Price
Price (score)
$198 Much cheaper.
+45%
$363
Age
Newest
20 Months Much more recent.
+61%
51 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts More energy efficient.
+26%
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
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+18%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz 4.4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+16%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
112 Pts 135 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+21%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
122 Pts 135 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+11%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
430 Pts 494 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+15%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
466 Pts 490 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+5%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
431 Pts 673 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+56%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
467 Pts 719 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+54%
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Haswell
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 4600
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q2'14
Cache
Cache
6 MB 8 MB SmartCache
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$192.00 - $202.00 $339.00 - $350.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 5 GT/s DMI2
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (65W) PCG 2013D
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.10 GHz 1.25 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
64 GB 2 GB
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No

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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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