IntelBX80646I74770K
IntelBX80646I74790K
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 134,512 user samples
35,188 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 43rd / 968
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
99,324 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% Base clock 5 GHz, turbo 6.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 968
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
78.6 % -11% 87.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+11%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts -12% 123 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+12%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
386 Pts -11% 429 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+11%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
583 Pts -11% 646 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
+11%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts -7% 136 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
462 Pts -9% 504 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
679 Pts -7% 724 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+7%
Market Share
Based on 4,697,666 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.89 % -122% 1.98 % Hugely higher market share.
+122%
Value
Value For Money
67.9 % -22% 82.7 % Better value.
+22%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
74 % -32% 98 % Much more popular.
+32%
Price
Price (score)
$430 -21% $339 Cheaper.
+21%
Age
Newest
53 Months -28% 38 Months More recent.
+28%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
84 Watts +5% 88 Watts -5%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 0% 4 cores 0%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 0% 8 threads 0%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 0% 22 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz -14% 4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+14%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz -13% 4.4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+13%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
129 Pts -7% 138 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+7%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
130 Pts -7% 139 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+7%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
472 Pts -9% 514 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+9%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
477 Pts -8% 516 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+8%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
649 Pts -6% 690 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+6%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
687 Pts -7% 733 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+7%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Haswell (2013)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 HD 4600
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'13 Q2'14
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
Up to 3.0 3.0

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The Core i7-4770K is Intel's fourth generation (codename Haswell) flagship processor in the hugely successful Core range. It's not surprising that the 4770K sets a new Real World Performance index record, besting its predecessor by just over 9%. The 4770K also tops out in the remainder of our benchmarks setting new highs of 10020 and 2164 in the PassMark and PassMark Single Thread tests which equates to roughly an 8% overall performance increase over the 3770K. With a TDP of 84 watts, power consumption has increased slightly over the 3770K. The new Core i7-4770K demonstrates around an 8% performance increase over its predecessor the 3770K but it costs 12% more. As a result, at least until prices drop, this processor represents marginally worse value for money than the 3770K. [Jun '13 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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