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Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1150

Clockspeed: 4.0 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.4 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 88 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 8 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 32 GB (DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790K CPU @ 4.00GHz, Intel Core i7-4790K CPU @ 4.00GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2014

CPUmark/$Price: 71.40

Overall Rank: 1221

Last Price Change: $112.99 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
8068

Single Thread Rating: 2464
Samples: 22130*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 11,140
Thread: 2,531

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

Integer Math29,222 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math14,632 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers34 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16,616 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,252 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression121,722 KBytes/Sec
Physics549 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions7,605 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,464 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 12th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 12th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$112.99 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,354
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,362
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,652
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,579
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,015
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,911
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,326
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,769
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,426
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
8,068
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.82
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.63
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.18
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.14
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.72
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
71.40
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,637
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,929
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
2,464
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2076884 - Apr 13 2024
8068
BL2076469 - Apr 12 2024
8445
BL2075490 - Apr 11 2024
8403
BL2075004 - Apr 11 2024
8635
BL2074973 - Apr 11 2024
8665
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
8,068
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-4790K
6,058 (-24.9%)
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
9,859 (+22.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i7-4790K
9,278 (+15.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-4790K
8,731 (+8.2%)
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
7,123 (-11.7%)
Intel Core i7-4790S @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
7,007 (-13.1%)
AMD FX-9370 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-4790K
6,159 (-23.7%)
AMD FX-8320E Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-4790K
5,087 (-36.9%)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
8,933 (+10.7%)
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
8,094 (+0.3%)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
7,140 (-11.5%)
Intel Core i3-10100 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
8,667 (+7.4%)

Is the Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,858
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,258
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,072
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,572
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,404
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,182
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,991
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,524
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
1,282