IntelBX80646I74790K
IntelBX80646I74770K
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 178,925 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: 39th / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
47,068 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 62nd / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
88.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+11%
79.6 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+11%
113 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
433 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+11%
389 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
646 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
+11%
580 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
138 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+5%
131 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
515 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
472 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
727 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+6%
686 Pts
Market Share
Based on 8,459,024 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.47 % Hugely higher market share.
+110%
0.7 %
Value
Value For Money
83.1 % Better value.
+27%
65.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
101 % Much more popular.
+35%
75 %
Price
Price (score)
$344 Cheaper.
+30%
$490
Age
Newest
46 Months More recent.
+25%
61 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
88 Watts 84 Watts +5%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+14%
3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+13%
3.9 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
138 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+6%
130 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
138 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+6%
130 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
510 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+9%
468 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
508 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+7%
475 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
688 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+5%
654 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
737 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+6%
698 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Haswell (2013)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 HD 4600
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'14 Q2'13
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 Up to 3.0

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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 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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