IntelBX80646I74790K
AMDYD195XA8AEWOF

16 Cores, 32 Threads
@3.4GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 141,377 user samples
137,218 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 1105
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
4,159 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 119% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 92% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 92% Great: 119%
SPEED RANK: 8th / 1105
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 170%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
88.3 % 108 % Faster effective speed.
+23%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+12%
112 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
432 Pts 434 Pts +0%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
647 Pts 2345 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+262%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
140 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+17%
120 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
509 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+8%
473 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
730 Pts 2699 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+270%
Market Share
Based on 8,894,855 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.54 % Hugely higher market share.
+670%
0.2 %
Value
Value For Money
82.3 % Slightly better value.
+13%
72.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
89 % +2% 87 %
Price
Price (score)
$352 Much cheaper.
+59%
$848
Age
Newest
47 Months 9 Months Hugely more recent.
+81%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
88 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+51%
180 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 16 cores Hugely higher core count.
+300%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 32 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+300%
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 Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+10%
4 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
139 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+20%
116 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
140 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+13%
124 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
508 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+11%
456 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
512 Pts +4% 492 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
693 Pts 2613 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+277%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
742 Pts 2715 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+266%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 TR4
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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AMD’s 16 core, 32 thread Ryzen Threadripper 1950X is finally here to seize the throne for high end desktop processors. The 1950X is the flagship of the Zen based Threadripper series which also includes the 12 core 1920X and the 8 core 1900X. The 1950X has a stock clock of 3.4 GHz increasing to a maximum single core boost of 4.0 GHz and features quad channel DDR4 and 64 PCI Express lanes. This processor is effectively two Ryzen 7 1800Xs glued together with Infinity Fabric (AMD’s scalable interconnecting technology), making the 1950X one of the physically largest CPUs on the consumer market. If you are considering this CPU, you will need a new X399 motherboard with a TR4 socket. Early benchmarks show the 1950X competing with Intel’s similarly priced i9-7900X. Whilst the 7900X has slightly higher single and quad core scores (10%-15%), the 1950X is around 35% faster for multi-core workloads. Content creators, and other core intensive task masters will not be disappointed. [Aug '17 CPUPro]

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