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Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz 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 i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1150

Clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.0 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 84 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) i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM\x09 i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel Core i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2014

CPUmark/$Price: 91.99

Overall Rank: 1358

Last Price Change: $79.00 USD (2024-05-27)

Average CPU Mark
rating
7268

Single Thread Rating: 2233
Samples: 13304*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 10,008
Thread: 2,282

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz

Integer Math26,151 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math13,125 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers32 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting14,963 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,028 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression109,648 KBytes/Sec
Physics499 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions6,831 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,233 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 25th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 25th of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$135.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$79.00 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 30th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,311
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,383
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,182
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,629
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,030
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,906
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,312
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,763
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,494
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,180
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
7,268
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 30th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
219.33
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
156.48
Intel Core i9-12900K
149.43
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i9-13900K
127.97
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
91.99
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
52.62
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 30th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,632
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,170
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,926
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,700
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
2,233
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2112344 - May 30 2024
7651
BL2111573 - May 28 2024
7145
BL2111091 - May 28 2024
5640
BL2110405 - May 27 2024
7401
BL2109704 - May 26 2024
7740
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
As of 30th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
7,268
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-4790
6,060 (-16.6%)
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790
7,128 (-1.9%)
Intel Core i7-4770 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790
7,059 (-2.9%)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790
6,765 (-6.9%)
Intel Core i7-4820K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790
6,525 (-10.2%)
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790
8,092 (+11.3%)
Intel Core i3-10100F @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790
8,766 (+20.6%)
Intel Core i3-10100 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790
8,658 (+19.1%)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790
6,411 (-11.8%)
AMD FX-8370 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-4790
6,205 (-14.6%)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790
6,193 (-14.8%)
Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790
5,724 (-21.2%)

Is the Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 30th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,544
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,269
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,063
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,554
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,401
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,149
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,003
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,882
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,536
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,522
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
1,165