Average Bench: 76.4% (53rd of 970)

more Based on 33,679 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 1FABFBFF000306C3, 00004E414C206472, 1789FBFF000306C3, 07C0A97B000306C3, 178BFBFF00600F20 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU @

The Core i7-4790 is the third upgrade to Intel's flagship quad core hyper-threaded CPU. This version, like its predecessor the i7-4771, gets a 100 MHz bump in stock frequency and additionally the i7-4790 also gets a 100 MHz turbo frequency bump. These improvements (~4%) are marginal and practically impossible to discern in day to day use. Looking at a benchmark comparison between the 4771 and 4790 verifies that there is little difference between the two CPUs. Although the i7-4790 isn't much of a step forward, it's still one of the best (locked) mainstream processors on the market. AMD hasn't been able to compete with Intel on single threaded performance for several years, consequently Intel have no need to push the envelope. Overclockers should wait for the 4790K which is rumoured to be released shortly. [May '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 65%Average: 76.4% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-4790 averaged 23.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-4790 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 543Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 111Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4790 is 20.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4790 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 578Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 570Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,679 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.8 SC Int 109 117
95.7 SC Float 111 120
94.1 SC Mixed 108 116
87.3% 109 Pts
Min Avg Max
290 QC Int 373 439
317 QC Float 382 439
310 QC Mixed 373 433
85.2% 376 Pts
Min Avg Max
482 MC Int 543 579
514 MC Float 578 617
507 MC Mixed 570 609
84.5% 564 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 111
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 414
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 588
87% 584 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 402
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 601
MC Mixed 590
88% 586 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 111
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 349
QC Mixed 368
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 569
MC Float 604
MC Mixed 593
88% 589 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
SC Int 102
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 360
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 554
MC Float 580
MC Mixed 572
85% 569 Pts
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Gaming 21%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation 48%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4790 Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi7-4790
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$303.00 - $312.00
Clock Speed3.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP84 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

Superb visuals and graphics...

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

18 days ago.

крутой проц


Excellent

26 days ago.

Doesnt work well


Poor

2 months ago.

Best haswell ever !


Good

24 days ago.

One of the best.


Excellent

3 years ago.


Good

4 months ago.

ferarri lagi laju


Excellent

1 month ago.

really nice processor, two gens after still a beast


Terrible

1 month ago.

it low for 4k


Outstanding

2 years ago.

Love it! Great for editing, and has insane multitasking ability.


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