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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: 71.38

Overall Rank: 1280

Last Price Change: $113.00 USD (2024-06-15)

Average CPU Mark
rating
8066

Single Thread Rating: 2464
Samples: 22224*
*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 Math29,208 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math14,626 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers34 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16,599 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,253 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression121,708 KBytes/Sec
Physics549 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions7,600 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,464 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 16th of June 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 14th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th of June 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$123.99 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 16th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,289
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,407
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,170
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,627
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,031
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,904
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,305
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,759
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,503
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,178
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
8,066
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 16th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
208.96
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
158.90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
157.31
Intel Core i9-12900K
138.03
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.25
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
71.38
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
53.84
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 16th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,631
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,167
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,922
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,699
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,931
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
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
BL2121591 - Jun 11 2024
7912
BL2121068 - Jun 11 2024 [Overclocked]
8946
BL2120905 - Jun 10 2024 [Overclocked]
9669
BL2120859 - Jun 10 2024
7639
BL2119562 - Jun 09 2024
7625
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 16th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
8,066
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-4790K
6,060 (-24.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i7-4790K
9,272 (+15.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-4790K
8,731 (+8.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 vs Intel Core i7-4790K
7,751 (-3.9%)
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
7,127 (-11.6%)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
8,929 (+10.7%)
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
8,089 (+0.3%)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
7,143 (-11.4%)
Intel Core i3-10100 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
8,656 (+7.3%)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
8,653 (+7.3%)
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
6,466 (-19.8%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 vs Intel Core i7-4790K
6,292 (-22.0%)

Is the Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 16th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,426
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,276
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,046
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,550
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,394
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,137
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,011
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,791
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,543
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,523
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
1,282