IntelBX80646I74790K
AMDYD1400BBAEBOX
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 149,089 user samples
137,023 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 0.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
12,066 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 55% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 55% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 159th / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
88.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+31%
67.5 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+33%
93.8 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
433 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+31%
330 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
644 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+22%
526 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
139 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
112 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
522 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+25%
417 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
722 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+14%
635 Pts
Market Share
Based on 9,363,341 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.45 % Hugely higher market share.
+314%
0.35 %
Value
Value For Money
82.4 % 89.8 % Slightly better value.
+9%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
77 % 87 % Slightly more popular.
+13%
Price
Price (score)
$352 $136 Much cheaper.
+61%
Age
Newest
48 Months 14 Months Much more recent.
+71%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
88 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+26%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+25%
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+29%
3.4 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
138 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+28%
108 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
139 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+20%
116 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
516 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+28%
404 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
520 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+21%
428 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
689 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+12%
615 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
734 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+15%
640 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 None
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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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The Ryzen 5 1400 is the entry-level chip from AMD's latest Ryzen 5 series which is aimed at the mainstream market. The 1400 is a budget quad core, 8 threaded CPU with base/boost clocks of 3.2/3.4 GHz. Like most the other non-X Ryzen CPUs the 1400 comes with a decent cooler included in the box (Wraith Stealth in this case). Modestly priced at $169 the 1400 is in direct competition with Intel's recent Kaby Lake dual core, four threaded i3-7350k which runs at a base clock of 4.2GHz. The 1400's 8 threads allow a near 40% lead in multi-core processing, but for single-core tasks the 7350K is 45% faster. The Ryzen 5 1500X commands a $20 premium and offers a 25% increase in effective speed over the 1400. Although the 1400 only has a base clock of 3.2 GHz it should more or less match the 1500X when overclocked. Provided it is overclocked, the 1400 joins the other non-X Ryzen models in offering the best bang for your buck. Users not keen on overclocking would probably do better to consider the 1500X at this price point. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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