IntelBX80646I74790K
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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 156,591 user samples
131,857 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 4 GHz
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 4 GHz
Poor: 72% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 40th / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
24,734 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 81% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 81% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 33rd / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
88.4 % 90 % +2%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
107 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
433 Pts +3% 419 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
646 Pts 1188 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+84%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
138 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
117 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
515 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+11%
465 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
727 Pts 1328 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+83%
Market Share
Based on 8,466,279 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.42 % Hugely higher market share.
+95%
0.73 %
Value
Value For Money
83.1 % 93.3 % Slightly better value.
+12%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
101 % +1% 100 %
Price
Price (score)
$344 $265 Cheaper.
+23%
Age
Newest
46 Months 13 Months Much more recent.
+72%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
88 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+7%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+18%
3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+16%
3.8 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
138 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+22%
113 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
138 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+13%
122 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
510 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+14%
449 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
508 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+5%
483 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
688 Pts 1285 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+87%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
737 Pts 1335 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+81%
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 AMD Ryzen 7 1700X isn't due for release until next week but two of our users has already submitted benchmarks. Comparing the quad and single core scores from our samples shows a relative 4.3% boost on the single core score so it’s possible that turbo wasn’t fully engaged (12% turbo boost expected). These preliminary results are seriously impressive as they put Zen’s IPC between 0% and 9% below Intel’s Kaby Lake. Even in the worst case scenario these results are still impressive. Comparing Intel’s $1,000 6900K and the 1700X shows that AMD delivers comparable performance for half the price! A shake-up of the CPU market will unfold as Zen rolls out. If Ryzen CPUs can overclock to 4.6+ GHz they will likely dominate the entire market putting a very welcome end to the monotonous tick-tock of recent years. [Feb '17 CPUPro]

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